CAD Technician/Designer Job

Job: Design 

Primary location: Lancaster , Pennsylvania 

Relocation offered: No 

Employment status: Full-Time 

Travel: No  

Pay grade: 6/7 




As CAD Technician, Architectural Specialties, Inc. you will be responsible for supporting the product line for Armstrong Worldwide Industries (AWI) at our headquarters in Lancaster. You will also be responsible for providing solutions to internal and external customers through creating drawings to address complex installation and product issues utilizing two-dimensional and three-dimensional design software. Additionally, the Architectural Specialties CAD Technician will provide practical contributions in the skillful translation of design layouts into detailed drawings and perform take-offs as required in the development of projects from inception through order.


What you'll be doing

  • Complete Shop Drawings in 2D and sometimes 3D that require little or no modifications to our typical suspension systems
  • Proactively create and maintain CAD library drawing files
  • Create drawings and details to accompany bid documents, installation instructions, brochures, and web-based applications for custom and standard products
  • Provide drawings and details to customers under direct supervision and review by management
  • Inspect drawings submitted by newer employees for adherence to drafting standards
  • Recognize problems or issues with customer submitted drawings and clarify requirements before completing drawings
  • Building relationships with internal and external customers, including Contractors and Architects


What will make you successful

  • Associate’s Degree with an emphasis on Design, Architecture, or Mechanical field or additional relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • 1+ years of relevant AutoCAD 2D or 3D work experience
  • Strong AutoCAD skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Very Detail Oriented, experience with Deadlines, strong computer proficiency


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in mechanical design or manufacturing drawings
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
  • Experience in architectural office or construction industry
  • Ability to produce 3D drawings
  • Previous Inventor experience



Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodation statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


Come and build your future with us and apply today!

Salary Range
$41,000.00 - 70,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Lancaster, PA 17603, US