CAD Technician

Your Opportunity We bring together the places that make communities feel like home whether it's an urban park, a commercial plaza, or a residential neighborhood. We do this because we're part of the community too and we care about the places where we live-just as much as you do. Join the team that truly designs with community in mind.

Your Duties Position Overview:
Stantec is seeking a talented, team-focused Senior CAD Designer to join our team in San Antonio, Texas (70 NE Loop 410). As an integral member of the land development team, the Senior CAD Designer produces construction documents to fulfill clients' goals. This position is also responsible to QA/QC construction documents, provide design ideas and solutions, and train or mentor other CAD Designers, Operators or Engineers.

Relevant basic drawing elements for this position include, but are not limited to, surfaces, corridors and utility alignments. Relevant projects may include, but are not limited to, site plans, grading and drainage plans, roadway alignment, plan and profiles, cross sections, traffic control, earthwork calculations, water distribution, sanitary sewer collection systems, storm sewer design, intersection layouts and applicable standard details.

Essential Functions:
Essential functions will include but not limited to the preparation of the following:

  • Produces construction documents using relevant drafting/design software.
  • Demonstrates complete understanding of software and how to apply it to company procedures.
  • Demonstrates understanding of all horizontal/vertical design requirements.
  • Organizes construction documents from beginning to end with little to minor direction.
  • Performs specialized work, applying advance skills.
  • Produces large scale, complex drawings.
  • Demonstrates understanding of codes and regulatory requirements for design.
  • Performs thorough quality control of construction documents.
  • Manages deadlines and prioritizes assignments.
  • Maintains file management of AutoCAD files and other documents.
  • Communicates effectively with other team members.
  • Trains and/or mentors CAD staff and entry-level Engineers in company procedures, CAD standards, and software.
  • Identifies cautions/warnings of designs and provides immediate solutions.
  • Demonstrates understanding of client, project and team requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with company CAD standards within the scope of assigned projects.
Typical Duties:
Essential functions will include but not limited to the preparation of the following:
  • Produces simple site plan layouts with basic direction from engineering staff.
  • Proficient in cut and fill calculations.
  • Calculates slopes and inverts (flow lines) of storm sewer and wastewater systems.
  • Produces and completes basic utility alignments and profiles.
  • Prepares layout site plans from basic concept to first draft.
  • Works in conjunction with Engineer on preliminary design of site, grading, water/wastewater layout, storm sewer layout.


Your Capabilities and Credentials Education/Experience:
  • 5+ years' relevant experience in linear work such as roads, water and sewer projects.
  • Associate's Degree in Drafting/Design or equivalent from an accredited college or technical school or equivalent experience or accreditation.
Skills and Special Requirements/ Licensing:
  • Proficient in software skills in Civil 3D, including grading, pipes, profiles, corridors.
  • Relevant software programs may include AutoCAD Civil3D, GIS, Micro-Station & GEOPSK,AutoTurn and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Knowledge and skills required includes codes and design requirements specific to local geographic market.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills.
  • Keen attention to details.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a high-volume, deadline-driven environment.



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