That independence is what makes a good draftsperson. It is a big subject and solutions can be found, with the right application of knowledge and confidence. For more CAD manager tips, check out Use the Force: Learn 4 Management Skills to Build a Tight CAD Jedi Team and 3 Must-Know Tips to Be a Successful CAD Manager.Make sure that CAD team members are aware of Autodesk Knowledge Base, Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) forums, and Autodesk Community. I have heard many complaints in my 26 years of CAD experience, and I have also seen many solutions to those problems worked out with sensible, pragmatic thought processes and workflows.
The only problem was that a number of other managers in the office loved it, too.
It used to disappear occasionally, and I had to search other manager’s offices to find it.
That was my complaint about the chair: It kept disappearing!
Eventually, I persuaded the procurement and HR departments that all staff should have Herman Miller chairs, using a good business argument of less lower back pain, encouraging better work—and that argument still stands (or sits) true to this day.
So, on to the complaints of a CAD draftsman, or, to be more politically correct, a CAD draftsperson.
(Now there is a whole article there in just one sentence, but we will cover that another time.) Well, there are many complaints. These would come under physical complaints, ranging from an uncomfortable chair to software not doing what it should do, and, perhaps, other people not doing what they should do, too. Physical position is very important when using CAD.Also, we offered the older PCs/laptops to staff to purchase for home use. Encourage your CAD team to install the latest updates and patches.You knew where they had been, and you knew they had been looked after, so it was a good purchase! Companies such as Microsoft and Autodesk release updates at regular intervals.We leased through various companies and suppliers, and every two years we had an option to upgrade, which we normally did.We were then offered a price for the existing PCs/laptops that was much lower than the original price two years earlier.Whenever you apply for a job, your written application and cover letter will be the first point of contact with a prospective employer.That means that your cover letter should be a polished and professional as possible, so as to make a positive impression.Every employer will ask you to send along your resume; the cover letter literally "covers" the resume.It's also a tool for expressing your personality, enthusiasm, and knowledge to your prospective employer.Applicant should have strong technical and design skills, experience with construction documents, construction administration, and demonstrable communication skills. Orsman Design offers a competitive base salary, quarterly bonuses, and major medical.Excellent organizational skills are essential, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines. is a New York City- and Southampton-based firm specializing in interior and exterior lighting design for high-end residential and retail clients. It is strongly preferred that the applicant be a current resident of the New York City area.