Senior Cad Drafter Structural Mechanical Electrical Instrumentation resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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I pride myself in being a High-performance, efficient and reliable CAD specialist, with over 25 years of knowledge and experience within various engineering disciplines. I am detail-oriented and deadline-driven, as well as very personable; getting along very well with my fellow teammates. I have come to see them as my extended family, and still have lifelong friends from when I started my drafting career until my current employment.

  • 25 Years working with Autodesk AutoCad programs
  • 5 Years working with RISA 3D and STAAD 3D programs
  • 25 Years working with Word, Excel & Adobe programs
  • Experience with various software including; SolidWorks, SAFE Chart development, Pro-E, Pro-Pipe

AutoCad Software Utilization

  • Produced drawings and maintained, archived and retrieved CAD files and drawing documents for the completion of countless commercial and industrial projects.

CADD Training

  • Supervised and trained associate drafters.
  • Organized and delegated projects according to co-workers abilities.


  • Received First Place in regional and state competitions for best Architectural plan and model
  • Received Second Place for Mechanical Drawing (Phoenix missile, Ink on film)
Professional Experience
Senior Cad Drafter - Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, 02/2013 to Current
TerraconCorpus Christi, TX,
  • Drafting of facility maintenance projects to support NASA's Space Launch Systems (SLS). My responsibilities included research of archive drawings as well as field verification of current conditions. Creating sketches and designs utilizing the latest version of Autocad and CadWorx to implement new work. Working with engineers to design the implementation and construction of new work. Drafting all fields of new work (Structural/Architectural/Civil, Mechanical/Piping, Electrical/Instrumentation). Generating drawings from start to As-Built completion, and keeping details records. Working in an efficient and timely manner.
St. Electrical Drafter, 2013 to 02/2013
TerraconCrown Point, IN,
  • Drafted electrical components for STS (Ship to Shore) hovercraft using SolidWorks 3D modeling. Revised electrical plans, schematics & diagrams using the latest version of AutoCad.
Structural Jr. Designer, 08/2006 to 2013
Barlow Engineering Inc.City, STATE,
  • Jr. designer of light gauge steel construction to commercial buildings (i.e. schools, banks, office buildings, hotels, etc.) Utilization of design programs include RISA 3D, STAAD 3D & WoodWorks.
  • Performed field inspections & worked with contractors to rectify development issues.
Senior Cad Specialist, 02/2003 to 08/2006
Stanford White AssociatesCity, STATE,
  • Developed Mechanical, Electrical & Structural drawings for Commercial & Industrial facilities, Using AutoCad, AutoCad MEP & Revit Building Design Software for BIM.
  • Spearheaded a new development for archiving record drawings.
Senior Cad Operator, 05/2000 to 02/2003
Dewberry & Davis Inc.City, STATE,
  • Drafted electrical plans, Diagrams & Details for commercial and industrial applications.
  • Designed new lighting system for George Washington High School in Danville Virginia, which included extensive field work and travel. Assisted in the design of new panels & wiring throughout the facility.
Senior Cad Operator, 11/1999 to 05/2000
Petrotech Inc.City, STATE,
  • Electrical & Instrument drafting for industrial and petrochemical facilities utilizing AutoCad.
  • Work in the field to repair and monitor instrumentation components.
  • Inspected and calibrated instruments for reliability and sustainability.
Electrical/Instrument Drafter, 10/1996 to 11/1999
Mid-South Controls & ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Drafted Instrument control systems for offshore applications, utilizing AutoCad and SAFE chart programs.
  • Tested and Inspected control systems prior to shipment.
Electrical Drafter Temporary contract, 03/1996 to 06/1996
EDG, Inc. (Kazakhstan)City, STATE,
  • Drafted cable tray layouts and power distribution systems for Chevron Oil Kazakhstan, temporary contract.
Electrical, Instrumentation and Architectural Cad Tech, 10/1990 to 10/1996
Waldemar S. Nelson & Co. Inc.City, STATE,
  • Initiated my career in AutoCad Drafting
  • Electrical and Instrument drafting for offshore and Industrial applications which included facilities such as Shell Oil, Exxon Oil, Texaco Oil & Freeport Indonesia
Certification: Drafting Technology, Expected in 1990
GPA: Graduated with Honors
  • Successfully completed Basic Board Drafting 1984 - 1985
  • Successfully completed Basic Cad Drafting Graduated with Honors 1990
  • Received highest grade recorded for Cad Drafting at Nunez
High School Diploma: Drafting Technology, Expected in 1984
GPA: GPA: 3.3
  • Graduated with a 3.5 GPA
  • Completed four years of Drafting Technology Which included two years of T.I.C.E. for Drafting Technology.
  • Placed first in regional and state competitions for best architectural plans and model.
  • Vice president two years running of A.I.A.S.A. 1982-1984.
  • Placed second in regional and state competitions for mechanical drawing. 1984.
  • A.I.A.S.A. American Industrial Arts Students Association
  • A.D.D.A. American Design Drafting Association
  • AutoCad Drafting (From AutoCad Release 9 to current AutoCad 2014 release)
  • AutoCad MEP
  • CadWorx
  • SolidWorks 3D
  • Revit
  • RISA 3D
  • STAAD 3D
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Adobe Acrobat & Acrobat Pro
  • Windows & Internet Explorer

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  • Senior Cad Drafter - Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation
  • St. Electrical Drafter
  • Structural Jr. Designer
  • Senior Cad Specialist
  • Senior Cad Operator
  • Senior Cad Operator
  • Electrical/Instrument Drafter
  • Electrical Drafter Temporary contract
  • Electrical, Instrumentation and Architectural Cad Tech


  • Certification
  • High School Diploma

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