CAD & Design Technician

Cobb Fendley - Frisco, TX (30+ days ago)


The Frisco, TX office of CobbFendley is seeking a CAD Design Technician to join their team.

The successful candidate’s most important qualifications:
Post high school training from technical institutes, junior or community colleges, or extension divisions of universities is required. A 2-year technical degree or a 4-year technology degree is preferred, but an acceptable number of years of local relevant experience can be substituted for the degree.

AutoCAD Civil 3D experience is required.

An understanding of acceptable drafting skills and a solid background in computer aided drafting techniques is required.

2+ years of experience in the field of civil engineering design.

Municipal utility/roadway design/drafting experience required.

Experienced and proficient in producing Wet/Dry Utility plan and profile design sheets.

Ability to perform independent research, work with minimal direction, deal with changing priorities, perform self QA/QC (backcheck) of their work, and takes pride / ownership of their work

Essential Functions:
Thorough understanding of civil engineering and electric / gas symbols and terminology with respect to preparation of plan & profile drawings for utility systems located within public rights-of-ways.

A functional knowledge of PC applications is required.

Work with personnel in the design and preparation of detailed computer aided drawings.

Meet project completion dates and budgets set by Department Manager and Client.

Work with rough sketches, drawings, specifications and other engineering data received from client or Department Manager for use in the development of final construction drawings.

Must be able to understand and work directly with survey notes and record utility drawing. Must be able to plot plan view drawings or plan & profile drawings to include cross-sections, spot elevations, buildings, walls, fences, roadways, rights-of-way, underground utilities, tunnels, overhead power lines and other structures noted in the survey notes or on the record utility drawings.

Could include collecting field or other utility record data required for completion of construction drawings when necessary.

Calculate or determine project utility dimensioning, profile grades, route elevations, underground utility line elevations, underground utility line sizes and quantities of materials.

Prioritize and effectively plan work, file records and key documents for easy access by others.

Work willingly with clients, other staff, supervisors and principals.

Training to meet company safety standards.

Work in a safe and efficient manner at all times.

Physical Requirements:
Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.

Mobility within the office including movement between floors and workstations

Repeated motions (i.e.-typing, reaching, bending, lifting and carrying)

Environmental Factors:
Most work is performed in a professional office environment. Some trips to client offices and jobsites for observations may be required.

Jobsite observations factors could include: walking and climbing on uneven surfaces, exposure to outdoor environments and extreme weather (heat and freezing temperatures), noise exposure, driving for extended periods of time, exposure to allergens (i.e. pollen, dust, cedar, sumac, poison ivy, etc.), exposure to construction and traffic work zones, possible hand and power tool use, and extended periods of Personal Protective Equipment use.

Extended use of electronic devices (i.e.-computers, printers, copiers, scanners, plotters and telephones).

Use of cutting tools and equipment (plotting equipment, rotary paper cutter, etc.).

Expected hours of work:
This is a full time position, 40 hours per week minimum. Days and hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30 pm.

Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to meet deadlines.

The position reports to the Department Manager. Benefits include a competitive benefits package*

If and when duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

  • CobbFendley’s greatest strength is our employees, and we strive to offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides options and unique opportunities for employees and their families.