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Company: Modern Piping, Inc.

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Position Description: Computer-Aided Designers use CAD equipment and software to provide support to project managers and engineers by preparing routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches and diagrams.

Job Duties: 

  • Create 3D Model details and assemblies to verify and document design
  • Create 2D Detail, assemble drawings used by manufacturing
  • Design mechanical systems based on architectural drawings and material specifications
  • Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications
  • Participate in print reviews and make all appropriate changes and ensure drawings are accurate
  • Ensure all needed information such as dimensions, tolerances, materials are accurate
  • Prepare all release documentation
  • Sets up and maintains an organized file system for production drawings
  • Communicate and interface with people throughout the company in an effective and professional manner
  • Has technical, professional and business knowledge to work independently or with supervision, as needed
  • Generate isometric and lay in drawings for fabrication and field use
  • Provide technical support for fabrication and field operations
  • Collaborate with field operations supervisors to make design changes
  • Other duties or projects as required or assigned


  • Ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of Basic AutoCad, Autodesk Fabrication CADMep 2014, Naviswoks Manage, and Revit MEP
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Time management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks to meet project deadlines
  • Attention to accuracy and detail with the ability to find errors and make corrections

Education and Experience:

  • Associates Degree in Drafting Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience creating 3D detail
  • Minimum of 2 years experience creating 2D detail

Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work in high pressure situations facing strict deadlines
  • Most time will be in the office, but some trips to job sites and customer locations are required
  • Must be familiar with job site safety requirements and be prepared to wear a hard hat, work boots and safety glasses at potentially dangerous job sites
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test

Hours:  Full-time (40 hours weekly), Monday thru Friday during normal business hours.

Company Description:  Modern Piping, Inc. has been in business since 1939 and is a full-service mechanical contractor with operations throughout the Midwest.  We specialize in plumbing, piping and HVAC/R service for industries ranging from small commercial offices to large industrial plants. Modern Piping, Inc. provides a competitive employment package (health insurance, 401k, short and long-term disability) and a fast-paced, fun environment.