AUTOCAD SPECIALIST

POSITION DESCRIPTION

If you have a passion and excitement for Architecture and the built environment, then we are looking for you. Dixon Advisory, the number one owner of brownstones in New York, is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, quick learner to join our Architecture team. We provide training, education, and one-on-one mentoring with top industry professionals.

This is not your typical real estate position. We offer a very attractive salary and genuine opportunities for career progression; and we offer a supportive and fun team environment. In short we provide you with the tools and exposure you need to have a rewarding career.

At Dixon Advisory, we believe that with the right attitude and passion, coupled with our training and mentorship program, you can rapidly grow to achieve your top potential.

ABOUT US

Dixon Advisory USA is the manager of the US Masters Residential Property (USA) Fund (‘US Masters’ or ‘Fund’), a $750 million residential Real Estate Investment Trust (‘REIT’) operating in the New York metropolitan area. US Masters is one of the new breed of REIT investors focusing on single-family houses (up to four dwellings) for acquisition, renovation and rental in the USA. As part of a growing $18 billion sector, US Masters is the only fund with the primary focus of acquiring residential properties in the New York metropolitan area. US Masters also forms the first Australian-listed property trust with a primary strategy of investing in direct US residential property. In addition to its focus on freestanding single-family houses, the Fund invests in small-to-mid-sized apartment buildings in joint ventures with key players in the local market. The Fund has total assets of over $750 million, owns approximately 550 houses and 27 apartment complexes representing over 2,000 rental units in the New York metropolitan area, and is actively committed to expanding the portfolio.

Founded in early 2011, Dixon Advisory USA and its construction subsidiary, Dixon Projects, have a skilled team of over 120 dynamic real estate, construction and finance professionals who are at the forefront of this exciting new investment sector. Dixon Advisory USA is vertically integrated, managing the Fund end-to-end – from the acquisition process, to asset rehabilitation, through to leasing and client management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with a team of Project Managers to help develop structural solutions and construction details for residential gut renovations
  • Will work directly with a registered Structural Engineer to develop sketches into production drawings
  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data
  • Perform on-site existing and as-built condition surveys to electronically draft
  • Revise CAD shop drawings for production while incorporating knowledge of construction techniques and field dimensions
  • Work with internal Architects, Project Managers and Interior Designers as required
  • Visit project sites before and during construction as required
  • Maintain and update drawing log and schedule for CAD deliverables for project management team

REQUIREMENTS

  • Architectural Drafting qualification
  • Five+ years’ experience in the drafting/CAD operating field
  • Experience in producing a full set of construction working drawings is essential
  • Knowledge of good drafting techniques and familiarity with MEP engineering and construction terminology
  • Residential brownstone renovation experience desireable
  • New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, experience is essential
  • Exceptional communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent computer technology skills
  • Enthusiastic to work hard in a growing company
  • Must be a self-starter who is comfortable achieving maximum results with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced team environment

BENEFITS

  • Flat organization and dynamic work environment
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Attractive salary and insurance benefits
  • 401k Plan with match
  • Great perks: free breakfast every day, snack area, Beer Fridays, plus many more team events
  • Social and diverse workplace with a strong team environment that fosters growth and development

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