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Forest Materials Inc CAD Drafter in Buffalo, New York

CAD Drafter. Full-Time. Benefits. Buffalo, NY.

Forest Materials, a Commercial Architectural Woodwork company and Union Millwork Shop is looking for a CAD Drafter to join our Team, who will be responsible for creating and revising millwork fabrication shop drawings. Forest Materials primarily works as a sub-contractor for large commercial construction companies in Western New York. We are looking for someone with any combination of Carpenter, Cabinet Making, AutoCAD and Drafting skills. We are a family-owned business that takes pride in the quality of our products and customer-centric service, as well as our employees. Forest Materials has been proudly creating high quality custom cabinets and architectural millwork for 70 years.

Responsibilities - Creates detailed shop drawings per the contract documents and provided architectural drawings - Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, custom shop and architectural drawings, plans and specifications - Reviews contract drawings thoroughly to understand expectations and question any discrepancies - Identifies and questions items that are out of scope and different from contract documents - Reviews take offs to ensure proper material amounts are being recognized - Reviews project specifications and ensures we are drawing from current sets - Seeks ways to expedite drawing time without sacrificing quality or accuracy - Works closely with estimator, project managers, foreman and others to ensure that project drawings are done in detail

Requirements-Skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Strong time management skills, deadline oriented, highly organized and able to multitask - Able to work in a team-oriented environment and optimally influence and communicate across various lines within the organization - Demonstrate ability to lead and respond positively to change, demonstrate flexibly when addressing shifting or competing priorities - Computer-Aided Design (CAD/AutoCad) software - Drafting - Blueprint reading - Strong mathematical skills - Architectural Millwork knowledge, helpful - CNC Programming experience, helpful

Environmental-Physical requirements - This role operates in a professional office environment. Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer, with occasional bending, lifting and reaching. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet with some background noise. - Individuals with disabilities will be provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment - Able to communicate strongly in writing and verbally

Hours Required Full-time Monday - Friday 7:30am-4:00pm (Summer Hours 7:00am-3:30pm)

Benefits Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Health Savings Account; 401K; Paid Sick, Vacation Time and Holiday Pay; Cell Phone Plan; Referral Bonus

Required Education and Experience - Ideal candidate will have minimum 2 - 3 years of Architectural Millwork and Casework Drafting experience - Associates in Mechanical Drafting or Computer Science, highly desirable. Minimum of 5 years' experience in a drafting role will be considered in lieu of degree - AutoCAD Certification with ornamental fabrication experience, highly desirable - Salary commensurate with experience, skills, education and training