CAD Detailer – Engineering

About Creatacor:

Creatacor, Inc. is a leading provider of exhibit design, fabrication, and management services to trade show exhibitors and event marketers. Based in Clifton Park, NY, we offer custom exhibits and displays, mobile tours and marketing events, stage sets, and complete trade show program management.  Our goal is to serve as your strategic trade show and event partner, delivering high-impact solutions that maximize your returns.

Overall Description:

The technical detailer drafts exhibits from rough or general design drawings, or imports from 3D designs and produces accurate plans (plan, elevation and isometric), fabrication documents, setup-drawings, utility and communication prints.  Ensures the functionality, reliability, safety, efficiency, and cost effectiveness of each exhibit.


  • Collaborate with internal teams to provide quality technical engineering documentation and CNC cut files for shop personnel. 
  • Participate in project kickoff meeting to review designs, estimates and client expectations.  Contribute with feedback and construction ideas where improvements can be made.
  • Create 3D technical drawings in accordance with established company guidelines and standards for a variety of custom projects.
  • Determine fabrication methods and materials.
  • Produce detailed construction drawings with accurate and clearly labeled parts, measurements, electrical/lighting, materials & finish specifications.
  • Work with Project Manager on refinement of drawings in order to receive production approvals.
  • Develop graphic elevations for the design department to use for graphic layouts.
  • Generate floor plans as needed (electrical, plumbing, Internet, rigging, etc…) for account teams to use when placing show service orders.
  • Generate setup plans for onsite installation teams.
  • Collaborate with contracted engineering firms for exhibit structural analysis as needed.
  • Extract CNC parts and program cut files for fabrication.
  • Demonstrate mechanical, drafting and engineering aptitude.
  • Photograph “as built” exhibits for incorporation into setup drawings for clarification. 
  • Perform drawing maintenance, including updates, revisions, and development of as-built record documents.
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed to meet project deadlines.  
  • Support shop build assignments as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience & Skill Requirements:

  • Associate Degree or training in CAD field of study from a college or trade school and/or CAD experience in construction (architecture, cabinetry or displays).
  • 3+ Years experience in tradeshow, museum displays or event structures or 5+ years in construction detailing preferred.
  • Must be proficient in 3D modeling in current versions of Vectorworks and AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency with CIM-Tech, Solid-CIM, and/or Router-CIM preferred.
  • Hands-on shop fabrication experience a plus

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist other departments as needed.
  • Communicate independently with clients when directed by Account Executives.

Pay: $50,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year

How to Apply:

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