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CAD Technician, Architectural Specialties Job

DATE: Jul 6, 2019

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Design
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: No


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has a job opportunity for a CAD Technician, Architectural Specialties to be located in Lancaster, PA. Reporting to the You Inspire Solutions Center Manager, the Architectural Specialties CAD Technician will be supporting the product line for ABP by providing solutions to internal and external customers through creating drawings to address complex installation and product issues utilizing two-dimensional and three-dimensional design software. Additionally, the Architectural Specialties CAD Technician will provide practical contributions in the skillful translation of design layouts into detailed drawings and perform take-offs as required in the development of projects from inception through order.


Key Responsibilities of the CAD Technician, Architectural Specialties:

  • Completing Shop Drawings in 2D and sometimes 3D that require little or no modifications to our typical suspension systems
  • Proactively creating and maintaining CAD library drawing files with little supervision
  • Creating drawings and details to accompany bid documents, installation instructions, brochures, and web-based applications for custom and standard products as needed
  • Providing drawings and details to customers under direct supervision and review by management
  • Inspecting drawings submitted by newer employees for adherence to drafting standards
  • Recognizing problems or issues with customer submitted drawings and clarifies requirements before completing drawings
  • Building relationships with internal and external customers, including Contractors and Architects


Required Qualifications for the CAD Technician, Architectural Specialties:

  • Associate’s Degree with an emphasis on Design, Architecture, or Mechanical field
  • 3+ years of relevant AutoCAD 2D or 3D work experience
  • Strong AutoCAD skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Very Detail Oriented
  • Experience with Deadlines
  • Strong computer proficiency


Desired Qualifications for the CAD Technician, Architectural Specialties:

  • Experience in mechanical design or manufacturing drawings
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
  • Experience in architectural office or construction industry
  • Ability to produce 3D drawings
  • Previous Inventor experience


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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