CAD Sr Designer
Advisory Segment
Geografisk position(er)
Heredia - Heredia - Costa Rica, San Jose - San Jose - Costa Rica
The purpose of this position is to provide CAD CAFM Support and Supervision. 
Manages the process of the provision of services relating to the feasibilities or standards of the business as required. Manages the processing, documentation and tracking of exercises relating to feasibilities or standards application, exterior design and signage. Provides knowledge of the industry, the market, codes, client expectations, value engineering and innovation.

Interfaces with clients for design solutions. Administers reviews and seeks client approvals for all new projects or initiatives. Prepares preliminary plans and budgets. Communicates as required the rationale and status of all standards as applicable to PMs, TMs and other stakeholders. Prepares presentations and trainings to Project Management team and clients. Coordinates and works closely with the design service providers to ensure deliverables are accurate and timely to the client's expectations. Responds and reports on the status exercises as needed; ensure processes are followed and auditable. Understands building components and disciplines; ordinates the currency and accuracy of information related to the design service; assists in the value engineering and continuous improvement of these elements. Creates stacking and blocking plans, space plans. Provides expertise for reviews of deliverables from third party suppliers on the client's behalf; be a strategic part of the change process in innovating, applying and educating. Responds to client enquires. Adds value to the client's use of design services; responds as required with design insight, and solutions appropriate to the needs. Other duties may be assigned.

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.
High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required. AD/CAFM Associate's Degree (AA/AS), Diploma in Architectural Technology or AutoCAD or equivalent preferred. Designer Diploma or Degree in Interior Design; Minimum four years of related experience. Designer - Extensive Corporate and Retail design experience preferred. Prior related experience preferred. CAD/CAFM Architectural Technologist/Interior Designer AATO/ARIDO/DC preferred. Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees. Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages. Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills. Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Working knowledge of AutoCAD is preferred. Knowledge of leases, contracts, and construction practices, project management, building and municipal codes, engineering practices, structural engineering, signage/way finding, architectural and interior design fields and industries. CAD/CAFM MSQL or SQL expertise preferred. Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.