Civil CAD Designer

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/2/2024 1:01 PM)
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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) provides engineering and consulting services to public and private sectors, delivering solutions through five business verticals: Construction Quality Assurance, Infrastructure, Utility Services, Program Management, and Environmental. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, checks and reviews of working plans, detail drawings and specifications for layout and construction of site layout, foundations, structural steel and underground utilities while under direct supervision of the CAD manager, Civil CAD lead, project engineer or project manager
  • Development of 2D and 3D construction / layout drawings for site grading / drainage / permit drawings
    Coordinate Civil and Structural designs with Mechanical and Electrical / I&C disciplines
    Review and compare Civil / Structural subcontractor drawings against base models for accuracy and completeness
  • Makes any adjustments or changes necessary or desired
  • Maintain or develop new project drawing files for all related drawings in accordance with company standards and procedures
  • Understand and follow standard CAD practices and procedures
  • Uses (CAD) equipment and software. Proficient in both 2D & 3D CAD drafting as well as AutoCAD Civil3D
  • While this position is primarily a CAD position; exposure to the following will be beneficial: Field survey, Total Station or Transit (Auto level) experience, Site Plan Development, Construction Layout, laser scanning and point cloud processing
  • Will be working in a collaborative environment made up of Civil, Mechanical & Electrical engineers and designers.
  • A short exhibition of the candidate’s civil 3D capabilities will be required


Specific Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3D Design software
  • MS Excel Spreadsheet software
  • MS Word Processing software
  • Laser scan/point cloud (Kubit/Pointsense, Leica) experience a plus

Education and/or Experience:

  • Seven to ten (7-10) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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