Profession computer-aided design operator

Computer-aided design operators use computer hardware and software in order to add the technical dimensions to computer aided design drawings. Computer-aided design operators ensure all additional aspects of the created images of products are accurate and realistic. They also calculate the amount of materials needed to manufacture the products. Later the finalised digital design is processed by computer-aided manufacturing machines that produce the finished product.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional
  • Realistic / Investigative
  • Artistic / Realistic

Knowledge

  • SAS language

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in SAS language.

  • APL

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in APL.

  • AJAX

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in AJAX.

  • Ruby

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Ruby.

  • CAD software

    The computer-aided design (CAD) software for creating, modifying, analysing or optimising a design.

  • PHP

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in PHP.

  • Erlang

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Erlang.

  • C++

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in C++.

  • Microsoft Visual C++

    The computer program Visual C++ is a suite of software development tools for writing programs, such as compiler, debugger, code editor, code highlights, packaged in a unified user interface. It is developed by the software company Microsoft.

  • Scratch

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Scratch.

  • Perl

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Perl.

  • CoffeeScript

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in CoffeeScript.

  • JavaScript

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in JavaScript.

  • TypeScript

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in TypeScript.

  • OpenEdge Advanced Business Language

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in OpenEdge Advanced Business Language.

  • C#

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in C#.

  • Lisp

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Lisp.

  • Geometry

    Branch of mathematics related to questions of shape, size, relative position of figures and the properties of space.

  • VBScript

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in VBScript.

  • ABAP

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in ABAP.

  • R

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in R.

  • ML

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in ML.

  • SAP R3

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in SAP R3.

  • Swift

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Swift.

  • Pascal

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Pascal.

  • Common Lisp

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Common Lisp.

  • Scala

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Scala.

  • Objective-C

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Objective-C.

  • COBOL

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in COBOL.

  • Trigonometry

    The subdiscipline of mathematics which explores relationships among angles and lengths of triangles.

  • Visual Basic

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Visual Basic.

  • Haskell

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Haskell.

  • MATLAB

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in MATLAB.

  • Graphic design

    The techniques to create a visual representation of ideas and messages.

  • Python

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Python.

  • Design principles

    The elements used in design such as unity, scale, proportion, balance, symmetry, space, form, texture, colour, light, shade and congruence and their application into practice.

  • Assembly

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Assembly.

  • Groovy

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Groovy.

  • Prolog

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Prolog.

  • Java

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Java.

  • Computer programming

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms (e.g. object oriented programming, functional programming) and of programming languages.

  • ASP.NET

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in ASP.NET.

  • Smalltalk

    The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in Smalltalk.

Skills

  • Design process

    Identify the workflow and resource requirements for a particular process, using a variety of tools such as process simulation software, flowcharting and scale models.

  • Use CAM software

    Use computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programmes to control machinery and machine tools in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimisation as part of the manufacturing processes of workpieces.

  • Develop design concept

    Research information to develop new ideas and concepts for the design of a specific production. Read scripts and consult directors and other production staff members, in order to develop design concepts and plan productions.

  • Use CAD software

    Use computer-aided design (CAD) systems to assist in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimisation of a design.

  • Use automatic programming

    Utilise specialised software tools to generate computer code from specifications, such as diagrams, structured informations or other means of describing functionality.

  • Create AutoCAD drawings

    Create As-Built municipal drawings using AutoCAD.

Optional knowledge and skills

attend to detail regarding jewellery creation create solutions to problems use microsoft office woodworking processes industrial design apply organisational techniques use specialised design software provide technical documentation industrial software metalworking use cae software use communication techniques customise drafts apply technical communication skills collaborate with engineers manufacturing of jewellery mathematics jewellery processes imitation jewellery design automation components design circuits using cad think analytically adjust engineering designs material mechanics develop design plans design engineering components automation technology documentation types develop jewellery designs cae software create architectural sketches adapt to new design materials design drawings attend design meetings develop product design