CAD Technician

Richmond, VA 23113

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 94535 Branch: Direct Hire

Job Description

The Resource is hiring a CAD Technician for our client, an architecture, engineering, and surveying firm, located in Richmond, VA. This is a permanent, Direct-Hire opportunity that offers a salary range of $45.,000 - $75,000 (depending on experience). The Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Technician will be responsible for using CAD software to create 2D and 3D drawings for survey and/or civil engineering projects. The ideal candidate will have CAD experience in the land development industry, but prior experience is not required with a sufficient education level. If you're ready to advance your career as a CAD Technician, apply today!

- Assist in the preparation of plans, plats, and contract documents in accordance with firm design standards, locality requirements, and client requirements
- Perform work under direct supervision of an experienced professional following established procedures and clearly defined processes
- Produce final CAD drawings and project documents efficiently and accurately
- Perform horizontal and vertical computations in preparation of survey and engineering related documents and draft surveys from field notes
- Check completed work and participate in the submittal and review process with local authorities
- Develop an understanding of survey and engineering concepts and processes as they relate to the assigned work
- Read and follow CAD Standards and Operating Procedures, including standards, conventions, and guidelines, implementing them in daily assignments to maintain uniformity in work products
- Collaborate with project managers and design staff to provide status updates, discuss challenges, and address plan revisions
- Use AutoCAD proficiently in daily assignments
- Other duties as assigned

- High School Diploma or GED is required; Associates degree in survey, geography, civil engineering, GIS or architecture is preferred
- High proficiency with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and/or Carlson is required
- Prior land development experience is preferred but not required
- Valid Virginia driver’s license is required
- Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
- Ability to write simple correspondence
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the firm
- Ability to use a computer and software packages confidently
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed technical written or oral instructions
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, AutoCAD and other discipline specific software
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Highly motivated with a strong sense of urgency

Submit your resume online, or send directly to Sharon Deichmann at, to be considered for this position. For more information, please call our office at 336-970-5257

While we appreciate all inquiries, only qualified candidates will be contacted for further information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sharon Deichmann

Sharon has always enjoyed working with people, and as a Direct Hire Recruiter and Executive Placement Specialist, she gets to do that every day.
Sharon loves helping someone find their dream job and making it happen for them. It's very rewarding when she can help someone struggling in their current role to find a new one that fits them better. Sharon gets excited by the challenge of finding candidates who have all the skills and experience needed for a position and the right personality for the company culture.
Best 30 seconds of advice you've ever been given: "When backing up a trailer, camper, or boat, put your hand at the bottom of the steering wheel, not the top, and turn the wheel in the direction you want the trailer to go."
What's something people would be surprised to know about you: "I hold the rank of Second-Degree Black Belt in American Freestyle Karate"

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