Golder Associates CAD Designer (Civil 3D) Job in Detroit, Michigan

CAD Designer (Civil 3D)

Location: US-Lansing, MI

US-Detroit, MI

US-WI-Green Bay


Job ID: 2017-12920

Area of Interest: EN - Information Management and Graphics

Job Type: Full Time

# of Positions: 1

Education (Minimum): High School Diploma

Posted Date: 4/19/2017

Experience (Years): 3


Job Responsibilities:

As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 180 offices worldwide, our over 8000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Civil CAD Designer for the Great Lakes Operations (Lansing, Michigan, Detroit, Michigan or Green Bay, Michigan) location.

In this position, you will utilize the latest Civil 3D software to provide design and drafting support for various civil engineering and environmental projects. Prepare construction drawings, including grading, drainage, and erosion sediment control pans, based on design input from project engineers. Maintain electronic CAD file system and compliance with internal graphics standards.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Utilize the latest Civil 3D software and Golder’s design package to provide drafting and design services while working closely with various engineering disciplines.

  • Prepare engineering plans, earthworks grading, profiles, sections and details, for design, permit, construction, and record drawing sets; and figures for proposals, reports, and presentations

  • Compile aerial and field surveys into base maps

  • Create 3D surfaces representing various ground engineering features such as graded terrain, landfill cells and covers, tailings depositions, haul roads, dams, open pits, quarries, channels, and ponds

  • Be responsible for product quality control with adherence to company CAD standards and procedures

Job Requirements:

Qualified candidates will have sufficient training or on the job experience with Civil 3D 2016 or previous. Previous experience with civil, grading, drainage and site plans required. Design portfolio or example of previous work a plus.

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Good attitude and willing to work with many different projects and project managers

  • Works will under pressure

  • Practical knowledge of Civil 3D including: alignments, feature lines, profiles, earthworks grading & surfaces. Corridors and pipe networks a plus.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of programs, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and including Adobe Acrobat.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Good problem solver with the ability to identify alternative solutions or constructability issues

  • Strong sense of commitment to CAD standards and procedures

  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects/tasks and respond to the needs of several project managers

Additional Information:

Our staff benefit from:

  • An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates

  • Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth

  • Employee mentoring program

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

Golder Associates Inc., an employee-owned consulting firm with branch offices throughout the United States, specializes in environmental sciences, hydrogeology, and engineering. To demonstrate attention to detail, interested candidates should include the phrase “making a difference” in the regarding line of their resume cover letter.

Golder Associates Statement:

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.