Senior Engineering Drafting Technician

Our premier engineering/infrastructure/construction client is seeking is seeking a Senior Engineering Drafting Technician to be in charge of independently creating engineering design plans for public works project and land development, utilizing AutoCAD software. The Senior Engineering Drafting Technician will be responsible for working with an engineering design team from initial concepts to final plan production. This position will also draft various sketches, plans, and exhibits using CAD. This role may be in charge 1-2 direct reports.

Locations: Southern California (Irvine/Orange County), Austin, TX


  • Carries out tasks assigned by the Project Lead and engineering team.
  • Develops civil plan sets (grading, drainage, and paving) from sketches in AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil3D grading feature lines, terrain model, earthworks, corridors, labels, etc.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil3D utility pipe networks, modification of utility structures, etc.
  • Determines scales, layout, and need for specific detail. Prepares drawings per company CAD standards and project-dependent CAD specifications.
  • Manages personal time allotted to various tasks in order to meet obligations of one or more projects, including budget, quality and schedule.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 10+ years of experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, civil engineering, and/or land development projects.
  • Detailed understanding of Civil Engineering
  • Detailed understanding of topographic and boundary surveys
  • Knowledge of CAD Manuals/Standards.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil3D; ability to troubleshoot issues
  • Proficient in Bluebeam
  • Excellent communication, leadership and mentoring skills
  • Must have the following self-management skills: Collaboration; Problem Solving; Responsiveness/Communication; Efficiency; and Adaptability
  • Must have the following project management skills: Financial Acumen; Time Management; and Risk Management.
  • Must have the following employee management skills: Conflict Resolution; Delegation; Emotional Intelligence; and Mentoring/Coaching/Training.
  • Ability to travel occasionally travel to site offices, jobsites, client meetings, etc.
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.

Immigration Requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • US Permanent Resident
  • TN-Visa (Canada or Mexico)

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