AutoCAD Operator

TX - Houston

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Open until filled

Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a AutoCAD Operator to join our ParkUSA team in Houston, TX.

We Offer
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety
Our Values
  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.


About the Job

The AutoCAD operator tasks are to create or edit technical drawings based on given specifications and calculations provided by the Engineering Department.

Essential Functions & Major Responsibilities
  • Draft and design new and existing products.
  • Support sales staff with submittal and production drawings.
  • Operates computer-aided design (CAD) system
  • Confers with engineering to define design modifications
  • Keys in specified information to produce graphic representation hard copy of the design for review as well as approval by engineering staff
  • Enters specified information into a computer, using a keyboard, to generate approved design
  • Assist with project work as directed by Department Manager
  • Comply with all ParkUSA policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills with an attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to create and modify drawings under strict timelines
  • Accuracy in data entry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a high mathematic and logical aptitude, especially with fractions and decimals as a unit of measure
  • Must be familiar with Millimeters and Inches as a unit of measure
  • Must be highly detail-oriented and can solve problems with little guidance
  • Strong customer service skills, organizational skills,
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member, establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Ability to self-manage and multitask
  • Ability to learn new programs
  • Possess a positive attitude and a strong work ethic
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 1+ years related experience with the ability to read & understand drawings and sketches and incorporate the information onto a software program used in the fabrication
  • Construction Industry preferred


Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our organization maintains a drug-free workplace. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successful passing of a drug test and background check.

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

Sounds Like You?

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