Saleste Lightbourne

Saleste Lightbourne

Richmond, VA, US

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Hi, my name is Saleste (Suh-lest) and I am currently a Telecom CAD Designer with a AAS in Architectural Engineering Technology and a certificate in Building Construction. I have been working at my current employer for 3.5 years. I am proficient in AutoCAD and Revit. 


Team Fishel, Richmond, VA, US, CAD Technician

Working for a Utilities Construction company where I am responsible for the creation and maintenance of Geotechnical, Permit, Construction and As-Built drawings
Site walk-throughs and preliminary survey
Handling customer and project manager requests for drawings
Assisting the design team
Using GIS and Google Earth for aerial mapping

Jul 2017 - current


John Tyler Community College, Chester, VA, US, Architectural Engineering Technology

This two-year degree prepares students for jobs in building design and land development
Produce a representative set of accurate working drawings for a residence using computer-aided design software.
Produce a representative set of accurate working drawings for a commercial building using computer-aided design software.
Demonstrate the ability to perform basic topography surveying operations.
Perform tests on soil, concrete, and steel construction materials.
Evaluate a building for code compliance.
Use surveying equipment, following procedures and applying computations to ensure accurate measurements.

Aug 2018 - May 2021