John Mcclain

Freelance CAD Freelancer & Drafting Freelancer

Location:Phoenix, Arizona, United States
2 Skills

My name is John McClain and I am a Engineering professional in the Phoenix area with over 10 years experience. My backgrounds includes working in the 2d and 3d realm starting with release 10 through the latest versions of AutoCAD, REvit and Navisworks. I am currently proficient in Revit Structure and Revit MEP for 3D/BIM technology, Solidworks 2010, Pro/E wildfire 4 for industrial 3d technology and production.

Currently I have just completed a contract assignment working for CH2M Hill in their electrical department as a electrical drafter/designer while working on the new Intel plant here in Chandler AZ.

My salary requirement i would desire would be in the range from 21.00 per hour to 25.00 per hour.

While I primarily seek a full time position, I am amiable to other schedules that would fit your needs best. Furthermore, I am an ideal candidate to assist you with critical submittals or incomplete projects (record drawings, as-builts, etc.). My dedication to quality and professionalism has long been a hallmark to my career. I would be happy to provide you with references to this fact upon your request as well as discuss my recent contracts and employment.

Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I would be grateful for an opportunity to speak with you at your convenience to discuss how I can immediately be of service to you and your company.You will find that I can easily jump right into an assignment as I am very self-motivated and take direction well. Feel free to call or message me at any time.

Best regards,


Please see Resume below

JOHN B. MCCLAIN Phone: (480) 529-0921
TEMPE, AZ 85282 E-mail:


Over 10 years experience in engineering field and the implementation of CADD operations in a production environment. exposure to civil and environmental engineering design, heavy mechanical applications, to fabrication and design. Experience in the engineering fields of Mechanical, Civil, Architectural, Structural, and Electrical industries. Proficient in the use of PC’s and all aspects of installations and trouble-shooting. Strong knowledge of desktop publishing and the use of Adobe softwares for the aid of presentation material.


knowledgeable to the drafting standards and details of my clients which include City of Phoenix, the University of Arizona, City of Coolidge, Pima County Wastewater Management Department, as well as other Arizona municipalities. My project assignments vary
in content and require lead design and CADD management in the fields of design, site grading and paving, wastewater treatment plant design, water and sewer pipelines, stormwater/drainage projects and permitting exhibits. Proficient in the use of AutoCad Civil 3d 2011, AutoCAD Sheet Set Manager. In addition, I perform CADD drafting and production support for all phases of construction documents focusing on water and wastewater treatment plants, recharge/recovery wells, onsite drainage systems, sewage
treatment facilities and conveyance systems. Currently proficient in Revit Structure and Revit MEP for 3D/BIM  technology, Solidworks 2010, Pro/E wildfire 4 for industrial 3d technology and production.


Developed Autocad construction documents, plans, elevations and details for a 650,000 square foot addition to the Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas Nevada.

Produced construction administration drawings and assembled ASI’s for Bank One Ballpark.

Experience with ACA projects, military housing, and main headquarters for Air National Guard, St. Anthony’s Monastery in Florence Az, As well as various residential/private and office designs.

CADD Designer for the 2.0 expansion to the City’s wastewater treatment plant for Coolidge Wastewater Treatment Plant, Coolidge, AZ

Large (300 acre) mine overburden stockpile reclamation project, including pipeline an electric utilities removal/relocation, mass earthworks regrading, installation of lined storm water channels, down chutes and retention ponds. 

Installed new ventilation systems to decrease Hazardous Material (HazMat) condition and meet EPA guidelines for Luke A.F.B. for Basewide operations.

Design/drafted water system and sewage management system design for 12.5 acre-Aquarian Concepts in Sedona Az.

Installation/design of underground electrical distribution system for Luke A.F.B. Phoenix Az.

* Project called “Three Rivers Modular Fab Concept Feasibility study" for a confidential client. Work performed included creating and modifying electrical drawings including 1-line diagrams, equipment and power plans, lighting plans and other various drawings for process utility building, semi-conductor manufacturing plant, emergency generator building, process specific support building and other structures.


CH2M Hill IDC * July 2011 to Current Day (Contract)
Emc2 (Squared) February 2011 to April 2011 (Contract)
ICM Document Solutions November 2010 to December 2010 (Contract)
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Engineers & Scientists
April 1997 to May 2010
Martin, Peltyn & Gordon, Structural Engineers
November 1996 to March 1997
Ellerbe Becket Sports Architects April 1996 to October 1996
Ganos Associates Architects August 1995 to April 1996
United States Air Force, Civil Engineering, Luke A.F.B.
September 1989 to August 1995

Engineer’s Assistant Tech School, Sheppard A.F.B. Wichita Falls, Tx.

Lake Superior State College, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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