CAD Technician

Gilbert , AZ


  • Full-time, Hourly (Non-Exempt) with Benefits (waiting period applies)


The issue of mass incarceration and the soaring rate of recidivism is one of the most important civil rights issues of our time. At Awake, we believe we can play an active role in combatting this issue by providing meaningful second chance employment to formerly incarcerated individuals. Whether you have a record, or just want to work at a company that is part of the solution, Awake would love to have you join our team.

Awake Window & Door Co. is an organization full of individuals deeply committed to our core values and creating solutions that excite our stakeholders. Our company is made up of an incredibly talented group of individuals dedicated to finding innovative solutions to complex problems. This group is never afraid of the hard work required to give our customers the best possible experience. We want your position at Awake to be the greatest job you have ever had. We are passionate about creating a compelling work place environment where you’ll have fun, you’ll do great work, you’ll be challenged to be better, and you’ll love what you do.


  • The CAD technician position at Awake Window & Door Co will work in the Sales Department under the supervision of the Chief Revenue Officer. The AutoCAD technician will also work hand in hand with the engineering department at Awake (especially the Vice President of Engineering & Design) and the technology department as we develop our automated shop drawing solution within our Softech quoting system. The CAD Technician’s primary responsibility will be to create both product and shop drawings for customer approvals and assistance with factory production of windows and doors. The CAD Technician will also assist the development and testing of our automated CAD drawings within our quoting software, working with Awake’s technology team to complete, maintain, and enhance this project.


  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Communicating extensively through email to customers, dealers, and co-workers. Communication needs to be effective as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Embody a high level of customer service for both internal and external customers, working hard to “excite” stakeholders by going above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Collaborating with teammates to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.


  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement sustainable solutions.


  • Extreme attention to detail and focus on accuracy, consistency, and clean drawing sets for both internal and external customers.
  • Operate computer-aided drafting (CAD) equipment or conventional drafting station to produce designs, working drawings, charts, forms, and records.
  • Create elevations, section details, and renderings that illustrate the Awake product family and serve as source of record for approval of customers.
  • Work within both CAD and Solidworks software to help support engineering team by creating drawings, determining accurate sizes and dimensions.
  • Base understanding of structural, electrical, and mechanical designs as presented in architectural plans.
  • Ability to determine a method of presentation to graphically represent Awake Window & Door Co. products and how they integrate into exterior wall structures of residential homes.
  • Comfortable with handling “redline” changes and developing methods to accurately track edits submitted by customers and ensure accurate changes are made to final drawings.
  • High level of customer service required when working with sales team or external customers to work collaboratively to solve problems, capture changes, and get the customer what they need in
    their drawings.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and inspect the work of draftspersons, technicians, and technologists on all CAD related projects.
  • Help project manage the development and testing of our automated CAD drawings within our quoting software, working with Awake’s technology team to complete, maintain, and enhance
    this project.
  • Audit CAD drawings exported from Softech software to ensure accuracy


  • It is expected that all employees of Awake be ambassadors of the company’s vision statement, which reads: our vision is to awaken a community of gadflies that excite stakeholders by creating innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Each person must embody and live out our core values:
    • Love
    • Learn
    • Challenge
    • Own
    • Gratitude
  • Must be passionate about our social mission which is focused on reducing recidivism and combatting mass incarceration by creating meaningful second chances and employment opportunities within our company.


  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient in AutoCAD (required)
  • Window & door CAD experience (required)


  • Computer software
    • Enterprise resource planning ERP software (experience preferred)
    • AutoCAD (required)
    • Solidworks (experience preferred)
    • Softech V6 Quoting System developed by Awake Window & Door Co. (skill will be
      developed on the job)
  • Presentation software
    • Microsoft Power Point
  • Document management software
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Electronic mail software
    • Microsoft Outlook
  • Internet browser software
  • Office suite software
    • Microsoft Office
    • Excel & Word proficient