1. Explain us what are three positive things your last boss would say about you?
It's time to pull out your old performance appraisals and boss's quotes. This is a great way to brag about yourself through someone else's words: “My boss has told me that I am the best designer he has ever had. He knows he can rely on me, and he likes my sense of humor.”
2. Explain what do you enjoy the most about being a drafter?
Collecting all the information required for a design and creating the models and drawings in a precise fashion enabling the product to be built to work perfectly.
3. Do you know how you can copy a closed drawing?
The copying of the closed drawing can be done by the designer center in the toolbar of the Autocad. By using the tree view option the copy of closed drawing can be done easily. The modification of the drawing can be done by using graphical interface.
4. Tell me what are the features corrected by Autocad?
Autocad detects the problem and correct it by removing the corruption with the drawing parts. With the available option of adding additional vertices, it also adds vertices to the poly-lines. The error can be corrected or neglected by finding out the exact location of the poly-line that has zero vertices. The object can be deleted or removed after there is no use of it in the system.
5. Tell me why do you want to work as HVAC draftsman for this organisation?
Being unfamiliar with the organisation will spoil your chances with 75% of interviewers, according to one survey, so take this chance to show you have done your preparation and know the company inside and out. You will now have the chance to demonstrate that you've done your research, so reply mentioning all the positive things you have found out about the organisation and its sector etc. This means you'll have an enjoyable work environment and stability of employment etc – everything that brings out the best in you.
6. Tell me what is the function of vertical integration?
To enhance the architectural designing of 3D object Autocad uses the vertical integration program. The 3D objects can include walls and other things that are associated with the data having information and simple objects like lines and circles. The data is programmed in such away that it represents only the architectural products and the extracted files, and can be modified according to the requirement.
7. Please explain how can you remove the empty layers from drawing?
The layers can be removed only when the object resides in the layers will be removed, once it is removed it is an empty layer. The empty layers cannot be deleted by purge. It might be because the layer is frozen on a viewport or referenced by an object in a block definition. By using EXPORT command it is possible to remove the layer from drawing, which results in creating a DXF file of the drawing. You can edit the dxf file in a text editor and rename all the instances of layers in the file, except the layer definition.
8. Tell me what can you offer me that another person can't as Draftsman?
This is when you talk about your record of getting things done. Go into specifics from your résumé and portfolio; show an employer your value and how you'd be an asset.
Suggested answer: “I'm the best person for the job. I know there are other candidates who could fill this position, but my passion for excellence sets me apart from the pack. I am committed to always producing the best results. For example…”
9. Tell us in what situation command prompt appears instead of a dialog boxes?
If a file command is imported from a script or AutoLISP/ ObjectARX/ ADSRX a command prompt appears instead of a dialog box.
10. Tell me what is the file formats used in design?
In AutoCad, .dwg file format is used for design, it can be an interchangeable format. The file format which is interchangeable has the extension as DXF and operates data probability. It provides different languages which can be used as per the requirement.