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Eric McPherson

Eric McPherson

Mahopac, NY, US

 

About 

• AutoCAD professional with 15 years experience as a CAD Manager and 5 simultaneous years in Network Administration & Management
• Trained in CNA and MCSA with Pro Certification for AutoCAD
• Deploy CAD for Architectural, Audiovisual, Electrical, Fire Protection, Mechanical, Plumbing, Security, and Telecom, and in numerous ways including, Conceptual Design, Construction Documents, Space Planning, Site Studies,
As-Builts, marketing presentations and more 
• Vast project experience includes Ritz Carlton, Grand Central Station, The Borgata, Wharton Business School, Carnegie Hall, Bellagio Casino, and Westchester Medical Center, to name a few 
• Particular strengths include CAD customization, training all levels of users, team management, and expansive technical prowess 

Employment 

Freelance, Mahopac, NY, US, CAD Consultant

CAD systems management: setup, install, configure & customization
Site surveys, drafting & document coordination

Jan 2011 - current
 

Joseph R. Loring, New York, NY, US, CAD/IT Manager

Automate CAD production by using scripts/LISP routines to create custom user interface, custom menus, toolbars, palettes, and integrating third party CAD applications

Train in best practices and use of AutoCAD for all users from CAD operators to project managers

Develop, maintain and enforce companywide CAD standards and procedures across all disciplines

Research, purchase, implement and maintain electronic filing system

Hire, train and manage CAD operators

Provide CAD/IT help desk support for all offices, utilizing in-person, remote access, phone, and email

Purchase, configure and maintain all CAD-related software, hardware and workstations, printers and plotters

Enable file compatibility by converting client files for in-house use, and converting files back for client use

Produce and update drawings from schematic design through bid documents for high-profile projects

Update and maintain CAD libraries/details current with existing regulations

Create in-house trainings, such as "Lunch & Learn" programs, to support CAD user productivity
Assist marketing department in producing marketing material needed for project bids and presentations

Jan 2004 - Jan 2010
 

Shen Milsom & Wilke, New York, NY, US, CAD Manager

Automate CAD production by using scripts/LISP routines to create custom user interface, custom menus, toolbars, palettes, and integrating third party CAD applications

Train in best practices and use of AutoCAD for all users from CAD operators to project managers

Develop, maintain and enforce companywide CAD standards and procedures across all disciplines

Research, purchase, implement and maintain electronic filing system

Hire, train and manage CAD operators

Provide CAD/IT help desk support for all offices, utilizing in-person, remote access, phone, and email

Purchase, configure and maintain all CAD-related software, hardware and workstations, printers and plotters

Enable file compatibility by converting client files for in-house use, and converting files back for client use

Produce and update drawings from schematic design through bid documents for high-profile projects

Update and maintain CAD libraries/details current with existing regulations

Create in-house trainings, such as "Lunch & Learn" programs, to support CAD user productivity
Assist marketing department in producing marketing material needed for project bids and presentations

Jan 1997 - Jan 2004
 

Urbitran Associates, New York, NY, US, CAD Coordinator

Jan 1995 - Jan 1997
 

Freelance, New York, NY, US, CAD Operator

Jan 1994 - Jan 1995
 

Cherwa Ewing, Virginia Beach, VA, US, Manual drafting/CAD Operator

Jan 1989 - Jan 1994
 

Education 

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, Maya

Jan 2010 - May 2010
 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, 3d Design

Jan 2008 - May 2008
 

Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA, US, Construction Management

Jan 1989 - May 1990
 

Areas of Specialization 



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