CAD Designer/Draftsperson – Retention Bonus $5,000

Awnings and Architectural Metal Canopies – Indianapolis area company with multi-state projects has a fulltime need for a CAD Designer/Draftsperson.  Join our team and enjoy competitive pay and benefits, including relocation expense reimbursement (if applicable).  You will be working with our expert team to create a variety of technical drawings for the project managers and manufacturing with the opportunity to contribute your philosophy and ideas to the design process.  We foster a positive work atmosphere and offer the opportunity to assume a project management position within the company’s growth.  We are currently offering a Retention Bonus of $5,000.


This position will be responsible for reading/understanding architectural prints for design; developing detailed designs for awnings and metal canopies for new & existing commercial buildings in coordination with salesmen and customer requirements; and working with the project team from the start of the project through its completion.  Some travel may be required.

Job Requirements:



  • Communicate with customer and contractors to discuss design/manufacturing issues
  • Develop awning and canopy designs
  • Assist with surveys when needed
  • Follow up on open issues with design
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings, providing relevant detail on issues and/or changes to open jobs, and provide design/build guidance for manufacturing for upcoming jobs.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite programs (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Two years experience in design with AutoCad
  • Proficient in measuring & numerical based design work
  • Ability to read architectural & engineering plans
  • Ability to calculate basic geometry
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Construction Design or Project Management for construction a plus
  •  Must have a valid drivers license
  • Able to travel for short periods if needed
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work on ladders and mechanical lifts if needed

Sommer Awning
Full time
Indianapolis, IN 46202, US