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CAD Technician, Architectural Specialties Job

DATE: Nov 16, 2021

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

​Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 5% 
Non-compete: No 


​What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

 

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 

 

 

As our CAD Technician, you will be responsible for supporting the product line for Armstrong Worldwide Industries (AWI) at our headquarters in Lancaster. You will also be responsible for 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.

 

What you'll be doing

  • Complete Shop Drawings in 2D and sometimes 3D that require little or no modifications to our typical suspension systems
  • Proactively create and maintain CAD library drawing files
  • Create drawings and details to accompany bid documents, installation instructions, brochures, and web-based applications for custom and standard products
  • Provide drawings and details to customers under direct supervision and review by management
  • Inspect drawings submitted by newer employees for adherence to drafting standards
  • Recognize problems or issues with customer submitted drawings and clarify requirements before completing drawings
  • Building relationships with internal and external customers, including Contractors and Architects

 

What will make you successful

  • Associate degree with an emphasis on Design, Architecture, or Mechanical field or additional relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 1+ 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:

  • 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 should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.

 

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

 

For more than 150 years, we have 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.

 

We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

 

Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.

 

Location

Lancaster, PA. A great central location 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, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

 

Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!


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