Janet gives technical support to Autodesk Advance Steel users. She is an experienced Technical Specialist of Advance Steel and add-on PowerPack
She provides basic online / onsite training and one-on-one meeting to North American customers.
She studied Industrial design as well as Commercial and Architectural Drafting & Design. She has advanced experience in 3D modeling, rendering, as well as walk through animation.
Janet is a person who naturally thinks outside of the box. She is a good source of “Tips & Tricks” and “How-to” knowledge. Therefore she provides high quality training guides and instructional videos.
The Drawing Styles Guru
Olivier is an experienced CAD Technical Supervisor for Autodesk Advance Steel, supporting North American customers and supervising a team of three technical support specialists.
For the past 7 years, Olivier has been working with GRAITEC providing Autodesk Advance Steel support, consultation, training, product development, presales demos and implementation. Well experimented with Autodesk Advance Steel implementation for many of our customers, he establishes new methodology & processes and helps for a smooth transition of technology.
He is also focused on helping R&D for future release. He is the Drawing Styles Guru and expert in advance configuration of user settings and content.
Structural engineer with over 20 years of design, analysis, and fabrication experience and 6 years of driving the BIM process for structural steel.
As part of Graitec, David brings a wealth of industry experience in structural engineering; from traditional steel, concrete, and timber design, to seismic design and spectral analysis. He worked for over 13 years in California and 3 years in Canada. His projects range from commercial structures to theme parks…and an orangutan park.
David has several roles including Local Product Manager Americas for Graitec PowerPack and BIM Designer-Stairs & Railings, as well as a Senior Application Engineer for Advance Steel, PowerPack, & BIM Designer. He is focused on driving adoption of Autodesk Advance Steel and BIM workflows for structural engineers and fabricators in North America with presales demos, implementation and technical support.
He has worked for Walt Disney Imagineering, Parsons, PCL, and Autodesk on projects worldwide. BIM integration has been one of his focuses since working on Disney’s Expedition Everest in 2004. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Engineering (BS ArcE) from Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo in 1995.
The Problem Solver
Tommy is a Senior Application Specialist helping American customers with their questions for Autodesk Advance Steel and the add-on PowerPack.
He has a strong knowledge in Steel Detailing, industrial design, sales and quality control. He has 7 years of experiences in industrial drafting, industrial design & sales.
His main roles are: demonstrations, onsite consultation, onsite and online training, implementation and customization, BIM workflow integration & general support etc. It’s all about ensuring the customer satisfaction!
Julio Alfaro joined Graitec as a Senior Application Engineer based in Los Angeles. With this role, Julio focuses on driving adoption of Advance Steel by helping engineering firms, structural firms, and steel fabricators with their day-to-day experience and usage of the software. Julio has over 15 years of experience in the structural steel detailing and fabrication industry. His previous roles and experience include designing and detailing observation decks, structural fabricated wall panels, electrical panels and most recently with sheet metal detailing in the sheet metal industry. He is a graduate of ITT Technical Institute with an emphasis in digital design and drafting, and is well versed in Solidworks, Tekla, Inventor and of course Advance Steel. Julio is fluent in English and Spanish.