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Job ID: 52098

CAD Technician
Our client is hiring a CAD Technician for their team in Salem, Oregon. In this role, you will be responsible for overall execution of assigned projects, supporting activities for the project such as being the Engineering focal point for customer interface, project planning, interfacing with clients; contractors; engineering consultants; Technicians and Service Personnel; Marketing; Accounting; Administration; Human Resources; Operations; Upper Management and other affected parties to ensure compliance with customer requirements and project goals, including meeting all engineering criteria for the scope of the work and all engineering obligations of the contract. 

Work to meet major milestone events and support activities required for customer contractual compliance. 
Develop, communicate and execute the plan within our organization to prepare and issue equipment application drawings and specifications.
Work to meet cost targets and budgets pertaining to assigned projects in conjunction with other Department Managers. 
Establish appropriate planning and controls to meet performance, budgets and schedules.
Monitor assigned projects to ensure compliance with customer requirements; summarize and communicate areas of potential impact to customer and contractual agreements; identify and communicate corrective action plans.
Identify and manage project risk and changes in project scope.
Focus on problem areas or opportunities for improvement and communicate same with recommended corrective actions to the appropriate parties.
Meet performance management metrics – on time delivery, schedule and budget adherence, change and risk management. Be prepared to present project status to management as required.
Manage projects to be safe and environmentally compliant, conforming to applicable safety standards.
In addition to possessing the technical skills relevant to construction hoist and tower crane applications, the Project Manager must demonstrate professional leadership and communication skills, maintaining an effective liaison with the customer and affected internal departments. 
The Project Manager recommends and coordinates the activities required to effectively execute the project, leading Clients; Contractors; Engineering Consultants; Engineers and Technicians through equipment optimum configuration and tie-ins to structures; providing an economical and safe application for the construction industry.

Must have a AA degree in civil/structural or mechanical discipline. 
Strong technical and analytical capability with proven problem solving and project management skills is required. 
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be enthusiastic about interacting on a global level. 
Experience in design and development related to heavy structural steel work and foundation designs for tower cranes. 
Must be capable of performing detailed structural analysis and design as well as have the ability to lead structural design analysis. 
Must have knowledge of foundations including experience with spread footings, piles, caisson and rock anchors.

Technical Skills Required:
Must possess 4-6 years academic and engineering experience in the construction hoist and tower crane industry and/or other heavy lifting equipment industry fields. 
Well-developed leadership skills and the ability to work well with others at all levels of the organization.
Must be competent in MS Office Suite including Word and Excel, as well as other software including MathCAD, Filemaker, Microstation.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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