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Snyder & Associates CAD Technician - Civil Design in Atlantic, Iowa

Snyder & Associates’ Atlantic, IA office has an immediate opening for a CAD Technician/Designer to work in the creation of detailed drawing and construction plan preparation in civil, transportation and utilities engineering projects. This position may also assist with survey technician and/or construction inspection duties as needed.

The successful candidate will have a professional and positive attitude with a strong work ethic; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and the flexibility to work both with a team or as an individual contributor.

  • Develop and prepare engineering drawings using practical design knowledge for transportation projects

  • Work closely with engineers and other designers to ensure coordinated projects

  • Compile data and perform calculations required for preparation of plans and drawings.

  • Prepare consistent plans and engineering drawings.

  • Assist with survey technician and/or construction inspection duties as needed.

  • Associate's Degree in CAD or Certificate in Drafting, or an acceptable level of CAD training with previous on-the-job experience.

  • Prior experience with civil engineering projects in transportation, utility and/or land development design is preferred

  • Prior experience in the clean-up of topographic survey downloads a plus.

  • Knowledge of MicroStation, Geopak strongly preferred

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Reliable worker with self-starter qualities

What will make you stand out...

  • Self-starter with the curiosity and desire to learn and grow skills and abilities in CAD

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Able to read, understand and apply design standards.

  • Able to work in teams and as an individual contributor

  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Able to consistently deliver best efforts in support of internal clients

Why should you apply?

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Generous Paid Time Off Program

  • Flextime

  • Free Family Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

  • 401k with Company Match

  • Free Life and Disability Insurance

  • Annual Bonus Dependent on Company and Individual Performance


ID: 2023-1439

External Company Name: Snyder & Associates

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Street: 1800 West 22nd Street