CAD Drafter


Full-timeEstimated: $38,000 - $55,000 a year
Job Description

Title Survey CAD Technician

Job summary

Performs professional level technical work using computerized drafting and drawing systems. Work is performed with independence under the minimal supervision of the assigned supervisor. Performance is evaluated based on accuracy, technical knowledge demonstrated, and achievement of desired results in completing intermediate design and drafting projects.

Summary of essential job functions

Prepares design drawing and specifications of survey, and mapping projects.
Creates computerized drawing files and plots. Draws line types, arcs, curves and texts on drawings to complete intermediate level plan and profile type drawings and compiles automated drawings from field notes, sketches or other automated outputs. Accurately replicates dimensions, angles and other precise measurements and specifications.
Reproduces diagrams and plans for divisional use in various types of media.
Automation of design specifications, drawings and diagrams related to plans, field surveying, construction inspection, field data collection and engineering computations, modeling, etc.
This work includes using computer plotters and symbol sets in the drafting process.
Platting subdivisions and everything from performing surveys for entitlements, topographic surveys for design, platting and performing construction layout services.
Applies knowledge of algebra, trigonometry, geometry and computer software in performing basic engineering and survey computations. Performs angle measurement with theodolites.
Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent and four years of computerized design and drafting experience; or a relevant education or training. Auto CAD 3D experience preferred.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.