CAD Designer

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/11/2024 1:40 PM)
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As our Designer, you will prepare sketches, exhibits, permit designs, construction drawings, and related documents for underground and/or overhead electrical distribution transmission systems.


At NV5, we are a team of talented professionals, engineers, and consultants who are builders, problem solvers, and champions for both our communities and clients. Our mission is to empower every employee who strives to make a lasting, positive impact for the future of our communities.

Join us and take charge of your career, creating your own growth while building a sustainable legacy for generations to come. As part of our team, you'll discover limitless opportunities to make meaningful contributions while advancing professionally. You'll work with diverse and talented group of individuals committed to making a positive impact on the communities in which we live and work.

If you are aiming to grow your civil engineering design career then our CAD Designer opportunity will provide you with a fulfilling position having you utilize your strong design skills to support NV5’s Power Delivery Group based in our client office in Phoenix, AZ. 


This is a 90% in office position and 10% +/- field investigation.


  • Create sketches, layouts, plans, and drawings for power delivery projects.
  • Develop, modify, and review drawings according to client and/or company drafting standards.
  • Review all work for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting for engineering review.
  • Participate in design review meetings.


If you possess the following experience & qualifications, then we would love to learn more about you!

  • The minimum educational qualifications are 2 years of technical school education with CAD and civil/structural drafting / design or equivalent or Associate's Degree in Architectural or Engineering Design Technologies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and working knowledge of the latest versions of AutoCAD is required.
  • Two (2) or more years of experience, including direct design and drafting work in the power delivery field involving substation and/or overhead transmission and distribution lines is strongly preferred.
  • Automated Utility Design (AUD) experience is a plus.


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. 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.

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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