Tony Crawford

Tony Crawford

Technical Specialist – Instructor (MEP)

Tony Crawford holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and his knowledge extends across industry realms. A CAD manager instrumental in developing CAD Standards; BIM Director/Manager responsible for  implementing Revit MEP and in Facilities Management, where he was responsible for creating conceptual models for large A/E firms. As our top Revit MEP trainer, Tony provides one-on-one and classroom training and oversees Revit MEP implementations, project consultation and technical support.

A Technical Specialist / Instructor is responsible for assisting with pre-sales activities through software demonstrations as well as post-sales software technical support, consultation and instruction. MEP Industry technical focus applies to Architectural Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing as well as Architectural Construction.

Responsibilities at CAD-1

  • Product-based instruction and consultation (classroom, onsite, online)
  • Partner with sales staff on customer facing sales, pre-sales tasks (demonstrations, on-site visits, business opportunities, etc.)
  • Troubleshooting support
  • Implementation – pilot project/project mentoring
  • Maintain industry-related continuing education
  • Attain / maintain state and channel requirements for instructors
  • Attend industry-related trade shows
  • Be available to travel throughout the United States for both training engagements and trade shows
  • Class content development and delivery
  • Webinar development and delivery




  • Autodesk Certified Instructor
  • Bluebeam Certified instructor
  • Autodesk Certified Professional (Revit MEP)
  • Autodesk Advanced MEP Specialist
  • Autodesk Simulation Specialist


  • Autodesk Users Group International (AUGI)
  • Denver Electric Vehicle Council (DEVC)


  • Years with CAD-1: 4
  • Years with Autodesk Channel: 5
  • Years in Professional Industry: 16
  • Years as Instructor / Teacher: 6

Products Taught / Supported

  • Revit MEP
  • Revit Architecture
  • Navisworks Simulate
  • Navisworks Manage
  • Autodesk ReCap
  • AutoCAD
  • Bluebeam Revu

Products Taught / Supported

  • CADD Management (6 years)
  • BIM Management (4 years)
  • Project Management (11 years)
  • Facilities Planning and Management (6 years)
  • Contract Management (5 years)

Conferences Taught

  • Autodesk University