CAD Technician

Reports to: Director of Engineering

Goals and Outcomes:

Validating audio/visual designs and preparing them for successful installation, supporting the Design Engineer with CAD conversion of sketches into comprehensive system wiring and architectural coordination documentation.

Essential Functions:

  • Produce comprehensive system wiring and architectural documentation
  • Create one-lines, wiring details, and rack elevations
  • Work with Design Engineers in creating or modifying floorplans, reflected ceiling plans, elevations, architectural details, and mounting details
  • Revise drawings as needed based on redlines and markups
  • Produce As-Built drawings at the end of projects
  • Provide a second set of eyes and technical insight during the design revision process
  • Interface with the Design Engineers, Field Engineers, Project Managers
  • Receive assignments from the Engineering Coordinator and update them on progress
  • Install AutoCAD upgrades as needed
  • Recommend updates that may improve our process and CAD standard
  • Research AV products commonly used in system design to determine technical details
  • Follow Unified CAD standard in creation of documentation
  • Manage time with respect to project deadlines and keep supervisor aware of scheduling issues
  • Manage documentation files and sort accordingly
  • Maintain and build block library

Universal Responsibilities:

  • Represent Unified in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Productively interface with all team members and project stakeholders – internal and external.
  • Understand and follow Unified policies and procedures.
  • Proactively identify and discuss ideas to improve policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate respect to co-workers, customers and vendors.
  • Take responsibility for your own actions and activities.
  • Promptly reply to all email and voicemail communications, including outside of standard work hours when required.
  • Complete timecards daily.
  • Keep work area clean and free of clutter, to include (where applicable) office space, company vehicles and job site.
  • Keep all scheduled activities current in your Unified MS Outlook calendar.
  • Be respectful in the care and handling of all company and client owned resources.


  • High degree of proficiency using AutoCAD
  • Current familiarity with commercial audiovisual equipment and system design
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with AV system integration highly preferred

CAD Technician