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CAD Planner

Port Washington or Sewell NY or NJ Learn More


Cedar is looking for a CAD Planner to join its Development and Construction team. The CAD Planner is responsible for providing the planning and design support through CAD required to conduct key business operations within a portfolio of 61 grocery anchored shopping centers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update CAD files (site plans, leasing plans, LOD’s, etc.) for use in various aspects of Cedar’s daily business
  • Create feasibility studies and schematic designs for site layout modifications, prospective new and remodeled stores, and building envelope modifications
  • Support all leasing initiatives with plans, LOD’s, and marketing plans to assist in closing deals
  • Update plans to accurately reflect current conditions at all properties, depicting leased and available tenant spaces
  • Provide creative solutions based on field conditions to management
  • Effectively communicate design concepts/intent thru drawings and verbal/written communication
  • Maintain and update Zoning and Code Data for each shopping center

Job Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in CAD design for the real estate or construction industry, with at least 2-3 years in Retail design with strong working knowledge of design and operational standards for the Retail industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree with concentration in relevant coursework (Architecture, Civil design, CAD design, etc.) is preferred. Relevant professional certifications are a plus
  • Experience in adapting retailer prototype information to a particular site, modifying existing site plan and/or building spaces to meet retailers’ requirements
  • Experience with performing research for zoning and code data
  • Must be highly proficient in AutoCAD, and possess working knowledge of REVIT-BIM software. Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, or other related software is highly desired. Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Project, are required
  • Must have knowledge of Architectural Graphic Standards
  • Strong programming and space planning skills and working knowledge of basic site layout and design, building standards and building structure
  • Must be a self-starter with strong organizational skills, with a capability of managing multiple projects/deliverables within expected timelines and to high standards
  • Must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate design solutions, describing the vision as well as any programmatic, technical, and/or regulatory constraints that may have an impact them
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment and build and maintain effective professional/client relationships
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to apply creativity in implementation and problem solving



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