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Computer Aided Design Specialist Sr. - Asset Management

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Computer Aided Design Specialist Sr. – Asset Management


Campus: Tempe

Computer Aided Design Spec Sr

Job Description

Facilities Development and Management seeks a Computer Aided Design Specialist Sr. to supervise various computer operations in the use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems; analyze requirements for computer aided design support; define solutions based on customer specifications; and translate defined graphic requirement into graphic representations. Provide maintenance and technical support on local systems and devices.

Flexible work schedules

  • 22 days of vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10 paid holidays annually for all staff
  • World-class educational opportunities at deeply discounted rates for employees and eligible family members through its employee tuition reduction program. For more information visit https://cfo.asu.edu/reduced-tuition
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave following the birth or adoption of a child
  • Comprehensive and very affordable benefits package including dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. More information available at https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits
  • Retirement program designed to promote long-term savings and provide income upon retirement which includes Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
  • Paid time for volunteer and professional development
  • Wellness program for preventative health education and screenings
  • Disability and leave program for income protection
  • Free and confidential Employee Assistance services, helping to manage personal difficulties or life challenges
  • ASU Discounts to sports/events along with discounts with ASU partnership

Job Family

Design & Development

Department Name

FDM Asset Management



VP Code


Scope of Search


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$57,000 - $62,000 per year commensurate experience and education. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona.

Close Date




Essential Duties

  • Monitor the activities of subordinates.
  • Monitor and control the workflow to ensure the overall work objectives are achieved, completed, deadline/productive schedules are met, and performance and availability objectives are achieved.
  • Analyze and define graphic requirements.
  • Translate visual and textual information into drawings, maps, charts, and other graphic representations according to user specifications using computer aided design software.
  • Consult with users, when necessary, to clarify graphic requirements.
  • Update and maintain facility plans and campus maps.
  • Conduct field visual inspections to ensure system drawings and data are accurate.
  • Organize and maintain CAD programs and files on a local workstation system.
  • Maintain archival records of drawings, maps, charts and other graphic representations.
  • Maintain local workstation hardware.
  • Ensure the security and integrity of all CAD production data, programs and files are routinely backed-up to avoid irretrievable data loss.
  • Serve as CAD trainer and resource person for department.
  • Prepare printing specifications for bid process.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and services of plotting and other large format printing equipment.
  • Provide graphic and imagery support for reports and displays.
  • Manage database systems to track and report university assets and facilities records.
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions of the job.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday; 8:00am-5:00p

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in a related field AND three year experience in CAD; OR, seven years of design, drawing and CAD experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in:

  • Using Autodesk Map, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe After Effects, ArcGIS Pro, Google Earth
  • Developing Geographic Information System (GIS)

Knowledge of:

  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Space Management
  • Aerial imagery

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.

Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

This position requires that you must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39-month period from date of hire.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU PD at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four-year bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.