CADD Technician - Water

Location: Fargo
Engineering Services Group: Water
Employment Type: Full Time – Hourly
Position Description:

Apex Engineering Group has an opening for a CADD Technician.  Primary responsibilities include providing detailed CADD (Computer Aided Design Drafting) drawings during design and plan preparation for various projects.  CADD technicians typically work in a team environment under the direct supervision of a Project Manager, Engineer, or Lead Technician. Additional duties include assistance with preparing graphics or drawings for proposals and project interviews, printing, filing and document preparation.      

Qualification Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • A 2-Year Technical Degree in Drafting is highly desirable (applicable experience may be accepted).
  • A minimum of 2 years of recent AutoCAD experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Working knowledge and willing to become proficient in AutoCAD software is required.
  • Working knowledge of Revit is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience with other software packages such as Autodesk Civil 3D, Google-SketchUP Pro or ARCMap GIS considered a plus, but not required.
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Windows/Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Must be willing to interact with people and work in team environments.
  • Must be detail orientated, self-motivated with strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • A valid driver's license is required or the ability to obtain one.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to sit and operate a computer under normal ergonomic office conditions.
Typical Tasks and Duties:
  • Prepare detailed dimensional drawings and design layouts from rough sketches, redline corrections, topographic surveys, etc. utilizing CADD Software such as AutoCAD and Civil 3D.
  • Follow directions and execute multiple tasks assigned by Project Managers, Project Engineers, and Lead Technicians in the development of project plans and specifications.
  • Continue to learn and proficiently utilize Computer Aided Design and Drafting software to prepare plan documents.
  • Understand and follow company CADD standards/procedures and client CADD standards when required.
  • Attend company meetings, project meetings and client meetings on a regular basis.
  • Understand and follow company employee handbook and mandated safety policies.
  • Perform responsibilities in a conscientious, legal and ethical manner with a strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Participate in training opportunities that will develop technical and interpersonal soft skills.
  • May work overtime to meet project deadlines.

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