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CAD Technician

Anderson Fabrication Shop
Anderson, CA
Close Date:  05/02/2024
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

CAD Techs earn $23.75 per hour
We train and promote from within
Excellent low-cost health benefits
Retirement plan with employer-paid contributions
Paid vacation and 10 holidays

About The Position
• Assist in the development and improvement of lumber processing equipment
• Draft drawings of machinery and devices as directed
• Turn engineering models into burn patterns, machine, fabrication, and assembly drawings
• Model concepts and detailed designs using 3D and 2D modeling software
• Take assembly models, or hand sketches, and transform them into usable drawings that are easy to follow
• Modify models at the direction of engineers and others
• Identify errors, appropriately ask questions or direction, when models don’t add up
• Work proactively with assemblers and machinists
• Take direction from engineers to effectively get products made in the shop
• Provide recommendations, focusing on solutions rather than problems
• Assist in the coordination of activities relative to the development of new equipment
• Oversee and guide assigned projects at different stages
• Continuously learn and improve knowledge of the industry and equipment
• Observe, guide, and manage various projects through the shop
• Continuously learn and improve knowledge of the industry and equipment

• 1 year experience with SolidWorks and AutoCAD or 3D modeling software, or certification equivalent
• 1 year experience in the lumber industry and/or machine design preferred
• Understanding of mates, configurations, and display states
• Demonstrated ability to make good decisions for cost effective manufacturing
• Model control: Understand and ability to maneuver models efficiently without error
• Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills
• Demonstrated ability to maintain good working relationships at all levels
• Receptive to learn and advance in knowledge through critical feedback
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan (including medical, dental, and vision) with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company-paid Life Insurance. Every year since 1979, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided an average of $500,000 in scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to
or apply in person Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
19758 Riverside Avenue
Anderson, CA 96007

Can’t make it in? Let’s talk!
(530) 378-8353

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at:

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With nearly 6,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2.4 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.