CAD Technician (Anderson Fabrication Shop) (Anderson)

Sierra Pacific Industries

compensation: $24.46 per hour. Excellent wage and benefit package with growth opportunities.
employment type: full-time
job title: CAD Technician
CAD Techs earn $24.46 per hour
We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and 10 holidays

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us. We are a third-generation family-owned company that has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the United States. Our more than 6,000 employees are proud to work at our state-of-the-art sawmills and other facilities, including: manufacturing, custom wood-framed windows, fabrication, millwork, veneer, cogeneration, trucking, forestry, and other operations.

Currently, we are seeking a qualified CAD Technician to work collaboratively with our fabrication shop in Anderson, California.

About The Position
• Assist in the development and improvement of lumber processing equipment
• Draft drawings of machinery and devices as directed
• Turn engineering models into burn patterns, machine, fabrication, and assembly drawings
• Model concepts and detailed designs using 3D and 2D modeling software
• Take assembly models, or hand sketches, and transform them into usable drawings that are easy to follow
• Modify models at the direction of engineers and others
• Identify errors, appropriately ask questions or direction, when models don’t add up
• Work proactively with assemblers and machinists
• Take direction from engineers to effectively get products made in the shop
• Provide recommendations, focusing on solutions rather than problems
• Assist in the coordination of activities relative to the development of new equipment
• Oversee and guide assigned projects at different stages
• Continuously learn and improve knowledge of the industry and equipment
• Observe, guide, and manage various projects through the shop
• Continuously learn and improve knowledge of the industry and equipment

• 1 year experience with SolidWorks and AutoCAD or 3D modeling software, or certification equivalent
• 1 year experience in the lumber industry and/or machine design preferred
• Understanding of mates, configurations, and display states
• Demonstrated ability to make good decisions for cost effective manufacturing
• Model control: Understand and ability to maneuver models efficiently without error
• Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills
• Demonstrated ability to maintain good working relationships at all levels
• Receptive to learn and advance in knowledge through critical feedback
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to
or apply in person Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
19758 Riverside Avenue
Anderson, CA 96007

Can’t make it in? Let’s talk!
(530) 378-8353

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at: spi.careers

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

About Our Company
Sierra Pacific Industries started in 1949 and has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the U.S., employing more than 6,000 crew members. Sierra Pacific continues to be a company where its employees are proud to work at state-of-the-art sawmills and other facilities and others strive to become part of the team.

We are a third-generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages more than 2.4 million acres of timberland in California, Oregon, and Washington. We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year. Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.

Sierra Pacific effectively uses nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our facilities. In fact, any small amount that isn't turned into hand-crafted doors and windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

We are proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our drug-free and tobacco-free policies. As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We use E-verify to verify the social security number and work authorization of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

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