JOB TITLE: CAD Administrator

REPORTS TO:    Director of Information Technology
LOCATION:       Portland, OR
DATE POSTED:  2020-03-03


  1. When necessary, assist in migration projects to newer versions of CAD applications.
  2. Administer all CAD-enabled desktop computers to ensure their trouble-free operation by CAD users.
  3. Install, configure, and initiate CAD software, related hardware, and any other corresponding IT assets.
  4. Establish service level agreements with CAD users, and provide on-call technical support for these users.
  5. Develop, disseminate, and enforce CAD standards in regards to layering, dimensioning, text annotations, and other aspects of CAD usage.
  6. Formulate and conduct training sessions and teaching materials for propagating CAD knowledge throughout the organization.
  7. Analyze current CAD application usage and plan for growth or increases in software licensing and network capacity.
  8. Recommend, schedule, and perform software improvements and upgrades.
  9. Attendance in the office during normal business hours.

Qualified Candidates Will Possess the Following

Required Skills

Computer Skills: Proven experience in overseeing the development, implementation, and utilization of CAD software functions, including Sheet Sets, Dynamic Blocks, Plotting/ Publishing, Custom User Interface (CUI), etc.

Other Requirements: Strong customer-service orientation. Proven problem solving/ trouble shooting ability. Ability to conduct research into application issues and products. Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language. Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent understanding of the company’s business goals and objectives. Competency as a team leader and all aspects of employee management. Good project management skills. Strong knowledge of system and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies. Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

Required Experience


Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or computer science, and/or 6 years relevant work experience.


  1. At least 4 years direct experience administering and supporting CAD applications (i.e. AutoCAD, Inventor, and Revit).
  2. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Office Hours & Travel:

Full Time, Monday-Friday

Application for Position:

Please indicate your interest by submitting your resume by filling out an application online.

Selections will be made based on a combination of skills, knowledge, and abilities. Indicating your interest in this position does not necessarily guarantee that you will be hired.

Benson is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace

We are an Equal Opportunity, M/F Veterans, People with Disabilities, Affirmative Action, and E-Verify employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, tribal affiliation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, disability status, medical condition, genetics, pregnancy, or any other considerations under federal, state, or local law.

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