CAD Operator – Columbus , GA, US

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CAD Operator – Columbus , GA, US

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CAD Operator

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Columbus , GA, US



If you think “back to the drawing board” is a motto rather than a sign of defeat, NIKA might have just the job for you! We’re seeking a CAD Draftsman to support engineering efforts at the Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning, GA! Using sound technical judgment, you’ll update CAD drawings and specifications, while helping this important facility achieve its mission. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your CAD experience and build a great career!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. When you become part of the NIKA team, you join an organization that encourages collaboration, vision and personal development.


  • Associate degree/certification in CAD required, higher education preferred

Position Requirements

  • 2-5+ years of CAD drafting within the latest software
  • Using CAD skills to update drawings and specifications at MACH and associated facilities.
  • Performing field measurements and gathering engineering data necessary for updating and verifying construction drawings, new work and existing drawings via CAD, and developing specifications.
  • Getting the facility up-to-speed and maintaining record (as-built) drawings of all assigned structures and grounds using CAD programs.
  • Making all necessary changes to keep drawings current as remodeling, renovations and building additions occur.
  • Providing additional draftsman/CAD support, including:
    • Request for hardcopy prints, electronically formatted drawings and available O&M and technical exhibit manual information.
    • All Draftsman/CAD operator requests shall be made by DMLSS/FM WR to ensure actions are documented and completed within the allowable time period for the classification of work (Urgent, Routine, etc.). “CAD Support” shall be entered into the field “Work Request Type” of the WR.
    • Updated directional maps in templates provided by MACH Facility Management for patient and staff use and information reception areas.
    • Operations and maintenance of the scanner and printer equipment used to provide hardcopy drawings and prints per request. Maintenance performed shall be at the user level only.
    • Updates to and maintenance of the program for the directional kiosks located at the north and south main entrances.
    • Updates to as-built CAD drawings/prints of the medical center, associated campus and other facilities identified as being part of the O&M contractor, MEDCOM planning, design, construction and/or MEDCOM engineering projects.
    • Updates to DMLSS Draw Base personnel with CAD drawings/prints of the medical center, associated campus and other facilities identified as being part of the O&M contractor, MEDCOM planning, design, construction, and/or MEDCOM engineering projects.
    • Requests to verify existing drawing in support of facility project utility outages and report deficiencies to Facility Manager.

Other Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Revit preferred, but not required
  • Ability to manage and maintain files
  • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to create drawings for projects
  • Must be eligible for DoD security clearance; active Public Trust or Secret Clearance highly desired

About NIKA

NIKA delivers comprehensive services and solutions to support the full life cycle of facilities. For more than two decades, the Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies, as well as commercial and higher education institutions, have trusted NIKA to design, build, operate, and manage their real property. By combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture services, we provide value and expertise for complex and mission critical facilities. Headquartered in Rockville, MD with offices in San Antonio, TX, NIKA helps clients enhance operational excellence in locations around the globe.

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.