CAD Manager – San Antonio, TX, US

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CAD Manager – San Antonio, TX, US

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CAD Manager

Department: Engineering
Location: San Antonio, TX, US


NIKA is seeking a CAD/BIM professional with experience in managing a CAD office, overseeing quality, maintaining schedules.

As the CAD Manager, you will develop and manage the creation of a portfolio of facility documents into a state-of-the-art database system which will be responsible for collecting, standardizing, and archiving all technical architectural and engineering documents. This role will be the fulcrum of a D.O.D pilot program with opportunity to be on the leading edge of the intersection between the construction industry and information technology.

A progressive company providing Architectural and Engineering services to institutional and government clients around the world. Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We are revolutionizing how businesses and governments design, build and manage real property by combining architecture and engineering, enterprise technologies, and facilities operations management services all under one roof. When you become part of the NIKA team, you join an organization that encourages collaboration, vision and personal development.


  • Manage the project team for collection, archival, and document repository database system for CAD and BIM documentation.
  • Manage a team of CAD engineers supporting the collection and validation of all as-built drawings, and ongoing process of maintaining current as-built drawings.
  • Establish technical document and archival standards to include: naming conventions, file structure, document access control, document revisions, and indexing.
  • Support internal and external constituents by rasterizing images, creating scalable drawing files, and providing drawings from sketches.
  • Coordination with Enterprise Technology SME’s and teammates supporting the document database infrastructure.
  • Meet with stakeholders and client representatives in collaboration and coordination of the work
  • Review received drawings from a variety of sources to ensure quality control.
  • Conduct onsite collection and review of as-built drawings to develop a baseline.
  • Develop and document standard operating procedures for ongoing management of maintaining as-built drawings for client.
  • Advise clients on best practices and implementation of standard operating procedures.
  • Adhere to financial budgets and deadlines.
  • Coordinate the work of direct reports.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a CAD department
  • Previous experience with professional services firm is required
  • Superior report and policy writing skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficiency in AUTOCAD
  • Proficiency in Revit MEP
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 10-15 times per year
  • Must be able to work in a multi-discipline team environment and take ownership of a project


  • Bachelors Degree or higher education required
  • Appropriate certifications and technical proficiency
  • Must be eligible for DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Active Public Trust or Secret Clearance Highly Desired

NIKA is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.