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Civil Engineering CAD Designer – San Marcos, TX


Position Summary: 

Civil CAD Designer will be responsible for efficiently producing site civil engineering and/or land development design plans.  This position reports to the Civil Engineering Manager and works closely with the civil engineers and surveyors.

 Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce plans including paving, drainage, grading, water, wastewater, signage and marking plans for commercial and residential site development.
  • Produce plan-profile drawings for public infrastructure improvement projects.
  • Prepare drainage calculations, cut and fill calculations, survey “clean-up,” project coordination and attendance at meetings with clients and/or other consultants, site inspections, utility/record drawing research and permit processing through local government agencies as required.
  • Visualize and plan the geographic representation of designs for land development related projects including residential, commercial, and municipal.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D (Current Version) and associated programs.
  • Perform basic design calculations.
  • Work closely with Engineers and Surveyors to obtain project information and ensure drawings are accurate and complete.
  • Work independently and as part of a team with direction from Engineers/Project Managers

Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of high school diploma and technical school training with courses in computer-aided drafting or equivalent experience is required.
  • Minimum 3 years of computer-aided drafting (CAD) experience on site and/or land development projects is required.
  • Experience in commercial & residential land development, to include site improvement design, drainage, utilities, grading, etc.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Possess EIT (Engineer in Training) certification or be within 1 year of obtaining certificate.