Expert Electrical Contracting Since 1934.

Sr. Cad Coordinator

Responsible for taking architectural and engineering contract documents and creating electrical 3D drawings to ensure coordination with other trades are clash-free.  Reports to BIM Manager.

Specific Job Duties:


  • Obtain hard copies of red line as-builts for each project.
  • Request and obtain CAD files from GC for manipulation.
  • Create as-builts using AutoCAD. Forward as-builts to customer in both CAD and .pdf format.

CAD Coordination Duties:

  • Attend project coordination meetings with other subs.
  • Follow GC schedule and properly post coordination drawings on required .ftp site.
  • In conjunction with foreman and PM, create 3D coordination drawings in AutoCAD
  • Review shop drawings and clash reports to ensure that all design content is fully coordinated and accounted for.
  • Print signed off coordination drawings for foreman for field install.
  • Work with Prefab manager to prefabricate conduits, panels, etc.
  • Take coordination drawings and order prefab/Identify opportunities.
  • Draw prefab items in sketches for shop and field


Required Skills & Experience:

  • 8+ years experience with AutoCAD MEP; ability to create/coordinate 3d drawings.
  • Electrical drafting experience required.
  • Ability to drive projects to closure under minimal supervision.
  • Be able to demonstrate communication skills, organizational skills and time management skills.
  • Be able to work independently, analyze problems and develop a smart solution.
  • Familiar with Navisworks and/or AutoDesk BIM 360 Glue.
  • Microsoft office skills.

Gaston Electrical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.