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CAD Technician

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
February 13, 2018

Your Opportunity:

Our Community Development group brings together places that make communities feel like home. Transforming land into a residential or mixed-use community, or a public space with parks and trails, requires a mix of technical skill, creative vision, and insight into development. By creating unique spaces that respond to the land and the people who use them, we’re bringing community to life.

With services that include project management, infrastructure design, feasibility studies, earthworks analysis, drainage studies, stormwater management studies, and design for site and infrastructure improvements, we provide efficient solutions that are environmentally responsible, functional and technically sound. Our structure cultivates career growth and provides opportunities as unique as you are.

Your Duties:

Stantec is currently seeking a CAD Technician with up to 3 years of experience to join our Community Development group in our Philadelphia, PA office. The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects for clients within the private and municipal sectors. Typical projects involve surveying and site/civil design for residential and commercial site development, as well as public capital improvement projects to include cutting-edge green stormwater infrastructure projects.

The following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Produce accurate survey, design, and construction drawings and revisions as directed by the project leader using AutoCAD Civil 3D (current edition)

Assist in assembly of drawing sets as requested

Assist in information gathering and construction permitting activities as needed;

Meet established time and cost goals for each assigned task

Understand Stantec and client standards and ensure that work meets those standards

Conduct site visits to verify existing site conditions (car is not required).

Your Capabilities and Credentials:

High School Diploma

0-3 years of experience with AutoCAD (Civil 3D 2017 is preferred)

Experience with Microsoft Office

Familiarity with construction standards and terminology

Preferred Experience:

Experience with surveying and site/civil engineering planning and design.

CAD Certification from a technical school or equivalent CAD experience.

Knowledge of Civil 3D Computer User Interface, Work Space, User Profiles and Customization, Tool Palettes, Civil 3D Styles, Design Center, points, survey objects, feature lines, grading objects, corridors, assemblies, sub-assemblies, alignments and profiles, sections, labels, and parcels.

Familiarity with City of Philadelphia Design and Survey Standards (especially Philadelphia Water Department and Philadelphia Streets Department).

Ability to follow company policies and procedures

The ideal candidate will also show an:

Ability to manage priorities with various project leaders and consistent workflow.

Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities.

Acute attention to details.

Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance.

Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.

Ability to collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information.

Ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.