Full-time Maintenance Mechanic, AutoCAD Technician # 702

Full-time Maintenance Mechanic, AutoCAD Technician # 702


Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 336-723-0371

Job Location

Main Campus


Salary range for this position is between $2,541 and $2,850 monthly, based on experience & credentials


Full-time State

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Closes: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, September 3, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

• High School diploma, vocational diploma; or equivalent.
• Associate’s degree in Drafting Technology. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. . Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
• Two years of progressively-more-responsible drafting experience with an architectural focus.
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD software required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of: Architectural design and construction practices; building codes, ADA standards and jurisdictional requirements;
• Methods for organizing design and construction documents including documents generated by architects, engineers and other consultants; bidding documentation; project manuals; specifications; operations and maintenance manuals; surveys and other legal and pertinent documentation for facilities construction, remodel and maintenance; mathematical concepts.
• Ability to: Effectively and clearly communicate verbally and in writing; establish and maintain File Transfer Protocol site; provide basic desktop support skills; import and export files electronically and track information between multiple systems; effectively prioritize work requests; multi-task and effectively use time management skills; use critical thinking skills to analyze, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair computer system problems.

Position Description

Under the direction of the Director of Physical Plant Services, administer systems, system standards and system outputs related to Computer-Aided Drafting (AutoCAD) for active design and construction projects, district-wide college operations and archival purposes. Performs AutoCAD assignments to create, modify, organize and maintain program documents and drawings. Uploads and downloads document/drawing files to and from program software and hosted storage sites. Works with internal and external requesters to develop document management and program information standards for managing and storing electronic and paper copies of drawings, specifications, and other project-related documents.

Develops FTCC standards and best practices for document files. Works collaboratively with architectural and engineering consultants and internal college users to implement those standardized file formats. Organizes and maintains the inventory of all electronic drawings by project and campus.

• Functions as the system administrator and user of the AutoCAD software. Provides user access to program software and electronic storage sites for internal/external requestors. Responsible for installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting program specific software. Works with other departments to assure compatible and interactive exchanges of information.

• Utilizes and maintains software to coordinate the collection and sharing of drawings, specifications, operations and maintenance manuals, correspondence, and other project-related information to ensure timely reporting of information to program management.

• Operates AutoCAD software to create, update and maintain electronic drawing and documents.

• Develops tools for site maps, evacuation maps, various versions of campus maps and other visual representations of college buildings and properties.

• Works with electronic document storage vendor to organize and maintain document/drawing files for bid sets for contractors.

• Assists management in preparing graphical information and reports for project analysis and/or implementation.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of students.

• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to compute, rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

• Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
• Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standard and non-standard situations.

• A valid North Carolina driver’s license
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Work is performed in a standard office environment. Exposure to video display terminals occurs frequently.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock.

• The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places.

• The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

• The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• The employee will regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear.
• The employee may frequently stand, walk, and sit.
• The employee may occasionally reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Job Post Contact

Forsyth Technical Community College
Main Campus - Allman Building
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
Phone: 336-734-7302
Fax: 336-761-2309
Email:  forsythtechhr@forsythtech.edu