Mechanical CAD Designer II

Lake Superior Consulting (A Shawcor Company)    Pittsburgh, PA
Job Description

Lake Superior Consulting, LLC, a Shawcor Company, headquartered in Duluth, MN, is a team consisting of Engineers, Technicians and Support Specialists committed to providing a premier level of service to our customers in the pipeline industry. We provide many services to the pipeline industry, including but not limited to: Engineering Design and Project Management, Integrity Management, Welding Inspection, Coating Inspection, Survey, Quality Control, Inline Inspection, and Cathodic Protection.

We are currently growing at a fast pace and as part of that growth, we are seeking to fill a CAD Designer II in our Canonsburg, PAoffice.

The CAD Designer II will be responsible for creation and/or modification and implementation of facilities related and controls drawings with direction from Engineers. Designer will be responsible to create bidding and construction documents for client from inception to final Issued for BID and/or Issued for Construction. Projects will be multi-disciplined covering civil, mechanical, and electrical works and Designer will need to work with other disciplines to integrate and coordinate electrical deliverable with other team disciplines. Responsible for the successful delivery of each project through management of internal staff and strong management of change.

The CAD Designer II will apply practical knowledge of their job area which is typically obtained through an advanced education and work experience. This individual will work independently with general supervision.


  • Perform a wide range of drafting tasks.
  • Revise existing drawings as required and correct “As Built drawings.
  • Consistently meet deadlines while producing accurate documents
  • Conceptualize, design and communicate successfully in CAD using current industry best practices.
  • Maintain and organize accurate design and drawing archives and revision history. Be able to communicate effectively while working in a team environment.
  • Draft Schematics (in AutoCAD), layouts, and other diagrams to support engineers on projects
  • Be a subject matter expert in building codes, federal transportation regulations, development of details and the organization of construction documents.
  • Provide guidance and instructions to technicians and designers
  • Understand company drafting quality process and check
  • Compute moderate calculations under the direction of a designer or engineer
  • Position Requirements:

  • A.A.S. Degree in drafting and design or relevant background
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience
  • Previous discipline focused experience preferred
  • Oil and gas industry experience preferred
  • Have a full understanding of 2D and 3D CAD software, preferably AutoCAD
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and some database knowledge.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills to work and lead a team to ensure projects are accurate and completed on time
  • Must have good mathematical background to handle common calculations.
  • Willing to learn new skills and work as a team to meet deadlines.
  • Physical Requirements and Demands:

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation. Routinely use standard office equipment such as but not limited to: computers, phones, copiers, and filing cabinets. Regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear.
  • Frequent periods of standing for extended periods.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
  • Exposure to weather including hot and cold climates.
  • Ability to work long hours when projects demand.
  • Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurances
  • 401K (6% company match)
  • Company paid life, AD&D, and short/long term disability
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays (nine per year)
  • Job Type: Full-time


  • Oil & Gas: 1 year (Preferred)
  • AutoCAD: 1 year (Required)
  • Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)
  • Location:

  • Pittsburgh, PA (Preferred)
  • Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)
  • Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules

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