Southside Virginia Community College is partnering with American Buildings Company to offer skill training for specific jobs at the company. The LaCrosse, Virginia business is interested in having a workforce trained in Computer Aided Drafting.
SVCC will begin offering a Career Studies Certificate in this discipline in January of 2015 with a total of 19 credit hours needed for successful completion. Courses include Computer Aided Drafting and Design, Technical Writing, Computer Aided Modeling and Rendering, Team Concepts and Problem Solving and Applied Technical Mathematics.
These skills will help in preparing applicants for the job of Steel Detailer/BIM Modeler at the local site. The job entails creation of construction drawings using specialized software, generating drawings and reports, bill of materials for field construction, designing and troubleshooting standardized steel framing conditions and ensuring quality.
“American Buildings Company a division of Nucor, is committed to staying in the forefront of building technology as we increase our capacity in LaCrosse Virginia. As we continue to expand career opportunities the SVCC workforce development is helping by providing training for highly qualified candidates with knowledge of Computer Aided Drafting at our Virginia office. Nucor teammates enjoy excellent benefits, profit sharing and highly competitive wages along with pay for performance bonuses. American Buildings Company, is proud to be a division of Nucor the largest producer of steel and steel products in North America.”, Cindy Kirby, Human Resource Coordinator.
American Buildings is one of the largest and most experienced manufacturers of custom engineered steel building systems in the world.
Classes start in January of 2015 at the Lake Country Advanced Knowledge Center in South Hill. For more information, contact the LCAKC at 434-955-2252.