Dabholkar has been working on CAD-based projects since 1997. He is a qualified mechanical draughtsman.
He has been working as a CAD expert for many companies in India. He is competent in AutoCAD-2D, SolidWorks, Revit 2009, ArchiCAD 11 and Vico Constructer. He is also proficient in Microsoft – Excel, Word, Power Point, CorelDraw and Photoshop.
He began working for CAD-based projects as a Senior CAD-draughtsman for an engineering services company where for three years he communicated with clients regarding their queries, scheduled and checked drawings prepared by a drafting team. He was working on electrical substation designs, electrical layout drawings, general arrangements, earth mat layouts, clearance diagrams, erection key drawings, protection drawings, structural drawings and architectural drawings.
He then started working as an AutoCAD designer for another company providing engineering-fabrication and construction services to construct heavy industrial Pre-Engineered Buildings (PEB). Here, he worked on PEB structural drawings, general arrangements, fabrication drawings and erection drawings for four years.
He then worked with a company trading, distributing and supplying bundle note counting machines. Here he worked for six years on note counting machines, mainly drawings and detailing of clamper assemblies, cam assemblies, rotor assemblies, fabrication drawings and machine assemblies.
Then he worked as a mechanical draughtsman for a company that manufacturers automobile parts, components and hard chrome plated shafts in India. Here he worked for two years on component drawings, detail drawings, assembly drawings of portable irons, portable fans, table fans, ceiling fans, rotors and stators.
He then worked as a mechanical draughtsman for an Indian multinational company engaged in design, manufacturing and marketing of products related to power generation, transmission and distribution. In the fan division of the design department he worked for three years on designs of fans, assembly drawings, detail drawings, component drawings, fan end shields, blades, rotors, stators and blade alignments. In the Machine Division of the design department he worked on designs of submersible pumps, component drawings of fans, end shields, main bodies, rotors, stators and shafts.
Pithani has been working on CAD-based projects since 2003. He has been serving clients in diverse fields, such as info-tech, telecom, piping and marine construction.
He has been using MS Project for scheduling and AutoCAD for fabrication drawings, nesting plans, and designing 2D and 3D models.
He has been working for an Indian offshore shipping firm involved in shipbuilding since 2010.
Velauthan is a mechanical engineer. He has been working on HVAC CAD-based design services for architects and builders of commercial base buildings. He provides consultation, planning and design services for HVAC CAD.
He has worked on CAD-based projects for an Indian bank, a Canadian company that develops and sells enterprise information management software and an American conglomerate. The projects he has been working on involved concepts of interior layout and ceiling work. He is competent in handling projects based on HVAC CAD-based services including preparation of plans, sections and schematics of HVAC services. This includes chiller plant layout, ducting layout, piping layouts, detailing of plant rooms with necessary sections.
The most significant challenge for him has been the design of HVAC ducting layouts in such a way that they remain intact throughout the gradual development and the ceiling layout. While working on CAD-based projects he prepares HVAC CAD-based detailed drawings for ducting, piping and schematics.
AutoCAD has been his primary tool for producing drawings since his college days. He has also been competent in the use of Autodesk Revit since he began his career.
He travels extensively for work and discusses projects with clients face-to-face. He also communicates with them via email, TeamViewer, GoToMeeting, BlueJeans and Skype.
Kavthankar has a background in mechanical engineering and has been handling CAD-based projects since 2005.
He has worked for an American multinational engineering firm that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services. He has also worked on a large number of projects for clients in Britain and France.
He uses Skype and Webex to communicate with clients based outside of India.Connect
Jansari has been working as a mechanical designer on CAD-based projects since 2005. He has mostly worked for clients in India and Canada.
He has been handling projects for a wide range of clients including companies in the following industries:
He is proficient in 2D as well as 3D, and prefers to use Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD, Fusion 360, SolidWorks, Autodesk HSMWorks, Navisworks and Solid Edge. He likes to be involved from the initial stages of prototyping to testing, modifying, re-testing, trouble-shooting and design calculation.
His work mainly involves the preparation of fabrication drawings, mining designs, forgings, plastic parts, sheet metal, investment casting and automotive casting.
He makes use of Skype and Webex to incorporate client suggestions whenever meetings are not possible.Connect
Rallay is a Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP). He is a mechanical design engineer and has been handling complex design projects since 2010. Most of his CAD projects are 3D models, electrical circuit diagrams, P&ID’s (Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams), sheet metal drawings and weldment drawing. He has experience in the following engineering disciplines:
He works as a freelance design engineer, offering support to small and medium scale industries in India. He has also successfully handled projects with American multinational conglomerates and some of Asia’s biggest transport equipment companies.
So far he has handled projects involving:
Some of his recent works include:
He likes to work on CAD software such as SolidWorks, Autodesk Inventor, Creo, and Pro/Engineer.
He aims to continuous learn and update his software skills as he believes that most clients, particularly real estate and architectural companies, look for quick delivery and accuracy and by honing his software skills he is able to work more efficiently and quickly. He employs quality control and maintenance techniques at all times.
He noted that since clients are very particular about commitment to the delivery schedules, it is very important for CAD professionals to maintain good communication. Mr. Rallay uses Skype and Zoom meeting software to tackle problems remotely, but whenever required, he meets his clients in person.
Aggarwal has been working since 2006 in the field of design as an architect. He started working on CAD projects early on during the initial years of his Master’s degree in Architecture. He has been handling projects for the building construction industry ever since. His favorite tools are AutoCAD 2D and 3D, Google SketchUp and Photoshop.
During the course of his Master’s degree in Sheffield in the UK, he got an opportunity to design his university campus in 3D using AutoCAD 3D, which further led him to get many projects with clients in Sheffield. For one such client he planned a design for a church, an entire interior as well as an exterior plan using AutoCAD 3D.
He came back to India around 2010 and ever since then he has been serving his clients in the UK remotely. He has been making use of Skype and Zoom to communicate with them and other clients located outside India.Connect
Raval has been working since 2011 in the field of new product development. For the first two years, he worked on casting, forging and automotive projects. For the next two years, he worked on agricultural machinery design, producing drawings of tractors (from the initial design phase to the final marketing) for an Indian OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). This OEM assembled agricultural equipment, such as tractors, harvesters, sprayers, uni-platforms, etc. For the next 3 years he has been working for a major engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate. He serves US and Europe-based automotive clients involved in the manufacturing of products for recreational purposes, such as ATVs, snowmobiles and motorcycles.
While working in the engineering services industry, he has handled a number of automotive projects. The most interesting CAD project that he has worked on so far was the one where he got the opportunity to design various automotive systems including driveline, gearbox, differential, engine, chassis, interior body work and exterior body.
He observes that today in the market for CAD services, design and manufacturing are coming together and every day companies launch new technologies. He believes that with the help of CAD prototyping, experts can now quickly make designs and models.
As he has been working for clients based in the U.S and Europe in the field of design and development for many years, he has learned how to select the best software for each application. He uses software to represent his conception of an idea and makes a selection according to customer requirements. His favorite tools are Creo Parametric 2.0 and 3.0, which he uses for 3D modelling, casting, forging, sheet metal and assembling models. He also likes Catia for surfacing. He likes to work on Unigraphic and AutoCAD 2D for 2D modelling.
Since he is handling projects for US and Europe-based clients, all the work-related discussion happens on Webex, Skype, and Jabber. He is now skilled in ways of connecting with the clients through Skype and remote servers. When faced with a difficult situation, he also meets the client.
Having worked as an interim CAD draftsman and an external CAD consultant on projects, he has learned about many new technologies. He looks forward to new challenges and opportunities every day.Connect
Hegde is a freelance architect in India. She has worked as a senior architect for The Ministry of Railways (Government of India). Over the years, Ms. Hegde has developed a strong network with local architects.
She is skilled in 3DS Max and AutoCAD, and is familiar with the latest versions of such software tools.
She has worked extensively on projects involving both traditional designs and modern trends. She has designed for a number of schools like Ridgemont in the UK and similar clients in other countries.
She uses 3D View to share files. She is also skilled in using Skype. She meets her clients whenever possible and has long term relationships with most of them.Connect
Attigeri has worked extensively on projects involving 2D to 3D conversion in CAD, product development (Mechanical) and structural design (Civil). He is skilled in Torrid, AutoCAD and other CAD software SolidWorks, Tekla2017. He has worked for clients from Saudi Arabia, Ireland, Egypt and Canada. He is currently living in India and has an experience of 15 years in this field. He welcomes the change in the use of technology. With the use of Skype and Webex, he often shares desktop and provides consulting remotely. He adds that these tools also prove to be of great help when he is working with clients abroad.
His core specialties include mechanical concept design, product design & development, tool design, press tool design & mould design, 2D to 3D & 3D to 2D conversion, 3D modeling & 3D rendering, reverse engineering, machine design / SPM, pharmaceutical packing machine format parts design and development, structural steel design and detailing of fabrication drawings.Connect
S. Pahuja is a qualifed architect with more than 20 years of experience in Architecture/ Structure/ MEP/ Coordination/ BIM Implementation at Small/ Medium/ Large Scale organizations. Have command over Auto Cad & Revit Architecture. Worked with major Architectural/Engg. Organizations in India like La Arch Plan, Hirsch Bedner Associates & Inox Group. I have experise on Autocad ,but since last approx 2.5 years, am totally working on Revit Architecture 2010. Specialties BIM Implementation, Templates and Standards development, Revit Architecture, Construction Documentation using Revit, Revit Training Classes, Schematics to Construction Documents using Revit Architecture, Autocad, MS Office, Google Sketch up.Connect