Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Over 29 years of experience producing working drawings in the fields of Environmental, Civil, Manufacturing, Construction and Electrical. Over 25 years of experience with AutoDesk Software. Over 8 years of experience as a Design Group Leader with as many as eight team members. A team player and team leader working with engineers and co-workers to accomplish tasks. Highly organized with the ability to plan ahead to complete projects in the most efficient way. Skilled in AutoLISP programming, aiding engineering design and greatly reducing time spent in the production of mass drawings via AutoCAD and various AutoDesk software products. Knowledgeable in the usage and programming of Microsoft Office Suite programs.

  • Strong presentation skills
  • Process improvement
  • Team player
  • Scheduling tools
  • Team Lead
  • Residential Civil
    Electrical drafting
  • Structural red-line revisions skills
  • Process piping
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • Software/algorithm design and development

Strategic Management

  • Saved 600% on workforce cost by utilizing programming skills and process development of superior drafting and engineering work produced for the client.
  • Performed quality check on all drawing packages produced by design/drafting team.
  • Presentations
  • Created presentation material and presented material to department managers for document management and CAD standard proposal needs.
  • CADD Training
  • Supervised and trained associate drafters.
  • Organized and delegated projects according to co-workers abilities.
  • Applied Materials Drafting Standards
  • Prepared working drawing package templates for multi-discipline design/drafting projects conforming to city requirements.
  • Produced and developed standard CAD library and programming technology to various softwares used by the CAD department.
  • Organizational Design
  • Prepared plans and layouts for equipment and furniture arrangement and office space allocation.
  • Documented all processes within the design/drafting department.
  • Project Coordination
  • Lead and assisted teams across the globe on a faced pace two year project to input all building space data and square footage, successfully meeting project deadline.
  • Document Control
  • Participated on the Enterprise Document Management System team as a subject matter expert, to evaluate various vendors for corporate wide solution.
Professional Experience
Design Team Lead/CAD Manager, 2008 to 09/2013
AltairDundee, MI,
  • Lead team of six in AEC/MEP projects in the setup, process and quality control check of drawing permit packages.
  • Developed and maintained scheduling system for design team projects.
  • Responsible for on-boarding, training employees, and leading team meetings.
  • Conducted training for software usage and updates in team meetings and Net Meetings utilizing online demo’s, and shared knowledge of team.
  • Prepared and demonstrated presentations of proposed departmental workflow, document management and drafting standards of corporate wide processes.
  • Identified client server document management issues and prepared document file structure designed for engineering workflow.
  • Coordinated with Chevron team along with current document management group in the planning of a file and meta data restructuring of more efficient software choice.
  • Developed and implemented corporate approved drafting standards and engineering drawing package templates for multi-discipline projects.
  • Prepared instructional and workflow documentation for department SOP manuals, to be used by corporate employees, as well as onsite/offsite contractors.
  • Configured and automated AutoCAD menus and working environment to integrate design/drafting specifics to the company needs.
  • Developed AutoLISP Programs for a multitude of drafting tasks performed in AutoCAD.
  • Generated vectorized CAD drawings from raster format.
  • Facilitated design/drafting processes utilizing various computer aided design tools and software.
  • Supported the facility manager and planners globally for the implementation of the CAD Integrator and Graphics module of Tririga/Synergy Diamond software for facility services. Troubleshot and resolved operating issues and prepared CAD drawings for data integration into the new faciltiy management software. Worked with Technical Writer to develop a CBRES version of the instructional manual.
  • Consulted and assisted with corporate RFPs for projects such as: Managed SharePoint site for Tririga/Synergy Floor Plan Drawings including asset information. Proposal for a $?????? corporate wide drawing management.
CAD Specialist, 09/2012 to Current
Modine Manufacturing CompanyRockbridge Baths, VA,
  • Collaborated with engineers and project managers regarding design parameters for client projects.
  • Maintained and managed network environment including troubleshooting, filing and archiving.
  • Designed space plans to account for ongoing departmental growth and/or reduction.
  • Operated computer-assisted engineering and design software to complete engineering tasks by deadline on an ad hoc basis.
  • Developed a part library by converting legacy drawings into AutoCad files and utilized FTP technology to transfer these large files to various resources.
  • Drew sketches to accurate scale showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions.
CADD Design/Drafter, 2007 to 2008
Modine Manufacturing CompanySan Francisco, CA,
  • Recognized for implementing software to extract material list data from AutoCAD Isometric drawings, considerably reducing time in the creation of material spreadsheets.
  • Facilitated and responsible for the conversion from AutoCAD 2002 to 2008 on over forty machines.
  • Drafted Electrical Instrumentation drawings from site photos and field visits.
  • Assisted engineer on site inspection of piping systems for Inspection Isometric diagrams.
CADD Design/Drafter, 2007 to 02/2007
Modine Manufacturing CompanyAtlanta, GA,
    Generate civil plans which included grading, erosion control, horizontal and hydro plans; topographic, survey and plat maps; site exhibits with aerial photos and drafting overlay.
CADD Design Drafter/Office Manager, 2005 to 2007
Modine Manufacturing CompanyBoston, MA,

Conducted a wide range of duties with this startup company giving me a broad view of how a business operates.

  • Produced underground utility plans for new construction of residential developments. u
  • Packaged project submittals to customers and city planning for permitting.
  • Developed and implemented drafting standards and design drawing templates.
  • Configured and automated AutoCAD menus and working environment to integrate design/drafting specific to the company needs.
  • Developed AutoLISP Programs for a multitude of drafting tasks performed in AutoCAD.
  • Developed and documented drafting and office SOPs.
  • Trained and on-boarded new employees.
  • Prepared auto generated bid package documents, template forms including introduction letters, transmittals & submittals, project estimate worksheet, billing and equipment worksheets.
  • Assisted owner with project proposals and marketing strategies.
Drafter, 2004 to 2005
Modine Manufacturing CompanyCedar Lake, IN,
  • Produced drawings for air quality sample location plans of hospital and contaminated areas and buildings.
  • Applied contamination data to reports.
CADD Design/Drafter/Manager/Programmer , 1999 to 2004
Modine Manufacturing CompanyDenver, CO,

Directed team in maintaining over 750 maps for Texaco, BP and ConocoPhillips monthly.

  • Prepared utility maps, site plans, assessors maps and groundwater data and contour maps.
  • Maintained and configured the AutoCAD software environment for all drafting employees.
  • Developed drawing templates, and symbols and legends library.
  • Created task specific macros and AutoLISP programs increasing AutoCAD user productivity by 600%, as well as significantly decreasing the time which the geologists had to expend on the maps.
  • Developed and documented department SOPs.
  • Designed and maintained drafting computer filing system.
  • Created department forms in various MS software programs.
  • Trained entry-level drafters. Responsible for procuring and implementing the GINT boring log program.
  • Created the boring log forms and customized the boring log program to accept the least amount of data entry from user.
  • Developed a lisp program to produce cross sections in CAD by user data entry and minimal drawing.
CADD Design/Drafter/Manager/Programmer, 1992 to 1999
Modine Manufacturing CompanyHammond, IN,
  • Generated engineering soil and groundwater remediation system plans, commercial irrigation system plans, site plans, assessment drawings of contaminated sites and buildings.
  • Compiled and created standard details, symbols library and equipment list for drawing plans.
  • Loaded, configured and programmed software used by drafting department.
  • Facilitated and documented SOPs for all aspects of the Drafting Department.
  • Trained entry-level drafters.
  • Delegated and monitored drafting projects.
  • Produced organizational charts, graphs and other graphic inserts for proposal submittals.
  • Input groundwater data into tables using.
  • Created boring logs utilizing GT3 software.
CADD Design/Drafter, 1990 to 1992
  • Generated civil drawings, including plan and profile, topographic survey map and plot plans utilizing the integration of MapCAD along with AutoCAD.
  • Designed grading plans for commercial lots.
  • Utilized COGO software to enter lot lines and survey data.
  • Developed AutoLISP programs, macros, custom text, and line types and designed industry standard symbols library for use in CAD drawings.
Drafter, 1989 to 1990
Air-Way Heating And Air ConditioningCity, STATE,
  • Generated hand drafted plans for heating and air conditioning duct layouts. Facilitated the setup of AutoCAD Rel. 10.
  • Produced symbols library and construction note standards.
Drafter, 1988 to 1989
Donald Celli & AssociatesCity, STATE,
  • Produced CAD drawings for commercial civil drawings for site construction.
  • Inked and hand drafted Radius Maps
  • Input earthwork calculations in COGO software
  • Researched property owner information utilizing microfiche.
Drafter, 1987 to 1988
Simpson Strong-Tie Inc.City, STATE,
  • Designed flow charts in preparation for production drawings of structural hangers.
  • Created and maintained a library of 4,000 CAD drawings.
Drafter, 1985 to 1987
Energy LogicsCity, STATE,
  • Inked electrical and pneumatic heating ventilation and air conditioning energy management system layouts on Mylar.
Drafter, 1983 to 1985
Industrial Electric Mfg., Inc.City, STATE,
  • Produced schematic wiring diagrams and construction drawings for high and low voltage substations.
  • Designed wire routing from schematics.
  • Developed a master file of electrical component drawings used by drafters for paste-ups in conjunction with hand drafting to produce finished plans.
Drafter, 1982 to 1983
Apex PropertiesCity, STATE,
  • Produced construction drawings for residences, pier plans and casino and office renovations.
  • Field verified existing structures and spaces. Consulted with city planning department for permitting and land survey.
  • Ordered and maintained drafting equipment.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Building Information Modeling, Expected in 2013
International Academy of Design Technology - Tampa, FL

Completed 56 credits toward Associates degree in Science in Building Information Modeling.

3.93 GPA and member of the Academics Honor Club

: Advanced AutoCAD, Expected in
Delta College - Stockton, CA

Completed a semester course in Advanced AutoCAD.

: AutoCAD, Expected in
Chabot College - Livermore, CA

Attended two semesters of computer aided drafting classes. Courses included: MATC-CAD and AutoCAD.

: Piping and Mechanical Drafting, Expected in
Heald's Institute of Technology - San Francisco, CA

Courses included: Piping and Mechanical Drafting, Descriptive Geometry, Technical Illustration, Model Building, Architectural Drafting and college algebra through trigonometry.


AIDT BIM Club Member, AUGI Group Member and AutoDesk University attended yearly.

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