Applus+

CAD 2

US-TX-Houston
Internal Title
CAD 2
Requisition ID
2017-2023
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Company Bio

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Applus+ is a global leader in the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector delivering non-destructive testing, inspection, engineering, and manpower services to the aerospace, power, and, oil and gas industries. We are a trusted partner who enhances the quality and safety of our clients’ assets and infrastructures while safeguarding their operations. We deliver this through our technical capabilities, innovative approach, and our motivated team who are committed to operational excellence.

Applus+ has achieved a significant global presence and a leading position in its target markets and regions. As a result, our teams have expanded with 19,000 professionals across the world, attracting the very best talent in the industry.

 

Together beyond standards

 

 

Position Purpose

  • The main function of the CAD 2 is to prepare drawings used in the layout and inspection of oil and gas fields, refineries, chemical plants, and process piping systems. Perform research, investigation, analysis, and reconciliation to ensure correctness of data.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Layout and draw schematic, orthographic, or angle views to depict functional relationships of components, assemblies, systems, and machines.
  • Review and analyze specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting component designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed.
  • Compute mathematical formulas to develop and design detailed specifications for components or machinery using computer-assisted equipment.
  • Position instructions and comments onto drawings.
  • Enforce and abide the requirements of safe operation and personal safety using required Personal Protective Equipment and Safe Practices per company policy.
  • Perform other job related tasks as assigned by management.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Not Applicable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Intermediate CAD Knowledge.
  • Commands to input intermediate CAD data, print, export PDF’s, create blocks, auto leaders, use fields, ect
  • Ability to draw in standard and isometric mode
  • Experience with surveying projects preferred
  • Some experience interpreting engineering plan sets and preparing base drawings
  • Strong mathematical skills; solving and evaluating basic algebraic equations.
  • Knowledge of traditional drafting techniques in order to fully understand and explain concepts.
  • Strong computer skills, to include, but not limited to: Basic webpage design (create and manage articles, file uploading and management, and basic HTML code), fluent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), Autodesk AutoCAD software and Scanners, Plotters / Printers
  • Must have analytical capabilities for customer needs assessment and solutions identification.
  • A sense of urgency, good attention to detail, and follow-thru.
  • Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and turning chaos into order.
  • Knowledge of Industry Codes.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Unusually decisive in handling difficult problems. Translates problems into practical solutions.
  • Shows willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures. Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be completed.
  • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Applus+. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
  • Possess excellent communication skills to convey information to customers and colleagues effectively.
  • Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant information with others.
  • Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

Education and Work Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Associates degree in CAD or Engineering Design preferred
  • 3-5 years in relevant field or education and certification combined equivalent.
  • 2 years of experience in related field/industry highly desirable.

Certificates and Licenses Required

  • Drafters Certification preferred but not required.
  • Must meet minimum company requirements to operate a company vehicle and be eligible for coverage under Company insurance program.

Physical Activities and Requirements

  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
  • Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Sedentary work: Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.

Working Conditions

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions in temperature extremes and inclement weather. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials and working environment
  • May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces
  • The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud when working on project site.
  • Overtime required during the week and weekend with work volume
  • Ability to travel when required, nationally, up to 50% of the time.

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