Collins Electrical Company, Inc. is a nationally recognized electrical contractor with offices in Stockton, Sacramento, Marina, Dublin and Fresno, California. Our projects are commercial, institutional and light industrial and range from $200,000 to $20,000,000.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Collins Electrical Company, Inc. is an EEO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability
The CAD Engineer/BIM is responsible for the technical and implementation source of BIM for assigned projects. Directs activities in assigned areas including implementation, integration, design interface, design quality and identification of potential interferences, liabilities and/or concerns.
Duties and responsibilities
Prepare detailed drawings of architectural designs and plans for construction projects, according to specs, sketches, and rough drafts.
Using computer aided software including, but not limited to, REVIT® and AutoCAD, render 3D modeling’s of electrical system components such as switchgear, electrical equipment, conduit, and lighting with the understanding of how these systems will be installed in the field.
Troubleshoot and address issues with CAD and Revit models and project files.
Produce drawings/projects consistent with instruction, guidelines and CAD/BIM standards.
Assist with review of BIM models for coordination using Revit and Navisworks.
Assist with management of CAD/Revit files and projects.
Operate computer software as necessary to effectively create charts, forms, and records as required for specific project needs.
Obtain and assemble data to compile measurements and complete designs.
Reproduce drawings on copy machine(s) for reproduction to paper or to digital data.
Draft and produce accurate and effective electrical layout and coordination drawings in a timely manner.
Ensure the working drawings follow CECI’s quality and installation standards.
Communicate effectively with appropriate parties (Pre-Construction Manager, PM’s, Foreman, etc., in order to accomplish tasks.
Meet project milestone and deliverable dates.
Associates Degree or Certification in Drafting/Design, AutoCAD or equivalent combination of education, technical training such as completion of a Electrician Apprenticeship Program, and/or related experience in the electrical contractor or comparable industry.
Minimum 3 years relevant work experience.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Advanced knowledge of 3D/4D/5D BIM and of appropriate platforms such as AutoCAD, Revit, AutoCAD MEP, etc.
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction of buildings.
Knowledge of National Electric Code, California Building and Electrical Codes.
Knowledge and experience of performing and/or observing electrical construction.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and requirements.
Good organizational/time management skills.
Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced, fluid work environment.
Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
Excellent time management skills.
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Willingness to learn new software, ideas and concepts.
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