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Lab Drafter - AutoCAD

Company: New England Lab
Location: Woburn
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

About New England LabFor over 25 years, New England Lab has provided laboratory furniture systems that support breakthrough discoveries and scientific advancement for everything from curing cancer to better beer. We are a growing full-service specialty sub-contractor. We are proud to have provided laboratory furniture systems to some of the leading university, bio-tech, government, corporate and medical research facilities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.
New England Lab is seeking a Lab Drafter for our Woburn, MA office. Our engineering team plays a key role in each project and overall company success. In this position there is a focus on detail, consistency, and precision in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. This is a full-time, hourly position reporting to the Engineering Manager. Our core business hours are 8am - 5pm M-F, with opportunity and expectation of overtime. This position requires little to no travel.
New England Lab is seeking an AutoCAD Drafter/Designer. You will be responsible for developing floor plans, elevations, sections and details of laboratory casework and furniture systems using AutoCAD software. Drafters works closely with other departments, particularly Estimating - to determine customer requirements and scope of work, as well as Project Managers (PM's) - to ensure accurate drawings. You are responsible for the following:
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare thorough floor plans, elevations, sections and details of cabinet, countertop and lab furniture system layouts for client approval and fabrication
  • Work with an existing team to coordinate drawings and provide quality design work to client's specifications
  • Assist PM's with changes and additions to drawings as needed
  • Work with various vendors in determining the correct product to be used on a project
  • Document, organize and maintain project information
  • Follow drafting schedule and adapt to changes promptly
  • Ensure project scope is being met in line with the estimated price
  • Proactively communicate product or schedule concerns with other departments
    Skills & Requirements
    • Technical Diploma or Associates degree required, Bachelor's preferred
    • 2-5 years of experience using AutoCAD (2018) to produce detailed shop drawings or architectural drawings.
    • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Office)
    • Keen eye for detail and ability to visualize and understand 3-D dimensions
    • Experience with Revit, SketchUp and BIM a plus.
    • Ability to communicate professionally via phone and email with internal and external clients
    • Ability to multitask amidst local distractions
    • Work in a team environment and receive feedback
    • Experience with cabinetry/millwork or construction a plusPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
      This is a sedentary position involving primarily computer work and typically involves exerting up 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force infrequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Substantial repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers are required.
      We are an equal opportunity employer; applicants, employees and former employees are protected from employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability and genetic information (including family medical history), or any other characteristic protected by law.
      We offer growth opportunities for motivated professionals and a great compensation package including, vision insurance, dental insurance, medical insurance, vision insurance, pre-tax accounts for health and dependent care, paid company holidays, and paid vacations and a 401K employer match.

Keywords: New England Lab, Boston , Lab Drafter - AutoCAD, Engineering , Woburn, Massachusetts

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