CAD Technician – Entry Level

Job Type: Full Time
Work Location: Waunakee WI
Salary: $40000 - $50000 a year

We’re seeking a technically-minded, outgoing, career-focused, make-it-happen kind of person with a good base of experience in CAD to assist in our life safety systems design process.

Position will utilize basic CAD skills to assist our design team in creating code-compliant fire alarm and fire sprinkler designs for permit submittals and as-builts, as well as estimates for sales.

Qualified applicants will have the following skills, experiences, or traits:

· Strong computer skills. In addition to CAD or Revit experience you’ll need basic experience in Excel and computers in general.

· Strong organizational skills. This position will organize our active and bid projects in our CRM software by due date and by contractor.

· Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Qualified candidate will be directly communicating with electrical and general contractors on projects.

· Attention to detail.

Job duties include:

Basic design of fire alarm and fire sprinkler system layouts for bids with direct assistance from design department and sales team
Organizing bid requests and deadlines in CRM software
Identify projects through bid drawing sites that will need our products.
Creation and forwarding of basic bids using templates
Creation of fire alarm estimates in estimating software
Review of layouts and estimates with management
Forwarding of estimates to contractors
Sales follow up with contractors on estimates
Assist design department in basic administrative tasks such as plotting plans and submittals, creating close-out packets, mailing, shipping, calling municipalities for water supply information.
Benefits include:

· Salary of $40,000 – $50,000 per year based on experience and potential. Highly experienced candidates will be considered at a higher salary based on experience, potential, and certifications.

· Paid Time Off

· Training in a new career

· Growth Trip. Expect one trip per year to a paid training event or conference in a different state!

· Growth potential.

· SIMPLE Retirement plan

· Available Life insurance, disability insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, and even pet insurance!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year


Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Work setting:


High school or equivalent (Preferred)

AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: In person

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