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Sierra Pacific Industries

CAD Technician 
Anderson, CA

Currently, we are seeking a qualified CAD Tech to work collaboratively with our Fabrication Shop based in Anderson, CA.

CAD Techs earn $23.75 per hour. We train and promote from within!


  • Assist in the development and improvement of lumber processing equipment
  • Draft drawings of machinery and devices as directed
  • Turn engineering models into burn patterns, machine, fabrication, and assembly drawings
  • Model concepts and detailed designs using 3D and 2D modeling software
  • Take assembly models, or hand sketches, and transform them into usable drawings that are easy to follow
  • Modify models at the direction of engineers and others
  • Identify errors, appropriately ask questions or direction, when models don’t add up
  • Work proactively with assemblers and machinists
  • Take direction from engineers to effectively get products made in the shop
  • Provide recommendations, focusing on solutions rather than problems
  • Assist in the coordination of activities relative to the development of new equipment
  • Oversee and guide assigned projects at different stages
  • Continuously learn and improve knowledge of the industry and equipment
  • Observe, guide, and manage various projects through the shop
  • Continuously learn and improve knowledge of the industry and equipment


  • 1 year experience with SolidWorks and AutoCAD or 3D modeling software, or certification equivalent
  • 1 year experience in the lumber industry and/or machine design preferred
  • Understanding of mates, configurations, and display states
  • Demonstrated ability to make good decisions for cost effective manufacturing
  • Model control: Understand and ability to maneuver models efficiently without error
  • Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain good working relationships at all levels
  • Receptive to learn and advance in knowledge through critical feedback
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite


Because this is more than an invitation, it’s a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.


If you are qualified and would like to join our team,
please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to
or apply in person Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
19758 Riverside Avenue
Anderson, CA 96007

Can’t make it in? Let’s talk!
(530) 378-8353

or apply online and view all our career opportunities at:

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. We are a drug and tobacco free workplace.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 23.74