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CAD Manager

Gary Fussell

CAD Manager

With GDS since 1999

Email: Gary Fussell

Phone: 816-759-5213


Explain what you do here at GDS.
As CAD Manager, I am responsible for setting & maintaining drafting standards and coordinating with all disciplines on setting up working drawings for distribution.  Knowledgeable in Mechanical, Plumbing & Electrical design to complete this task.  Also have experience in Revit & Navisworks.

Why do you enjoy working the engineering/design/construction field?
Been in it for 37 years and enjoy working with everyone here.

What is your favorite work-related memory?
Working doing manual drafting before computer drafting was invented.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Engineer like my dad.

What inspires you?
Just working for a great company.

Tell us about your background and why you chose to work at GDS?
I was in the Navy stationed at Pearl Harbor. My dad knew Tom Gibbens and he asked him if he would hire me.

Tell us about a special talent or a strength you have.
I’m good at drawing and I used to play the trumpet in high school.

What do you enjoy outside of work?
Relaxing and not working!

What are three words you would use to describe yourself?
Creative, reliable & friendly.