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Golder Associates CAD Drafter in TAMPA, Florida

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a CAD Drafter to work with the Pipeline Engineering Team out of our Tampa, FL office. The ideal candidate will be capable of developing engineering drawing sets in coordination with engineers and other designers.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Develop design packages associated with linear pipelines for the Oil and Gas Industry (including Terminals) as directed by the project engineer

  • Prepare engineering plans, profiles, sections and details for design, tender, construction and as-built drawing sets for pipelines and associated infrastructure as directed by the project engineer.

  • Compile and/or Model 3D surfaces representing various engineering features such as graded terrain, waterways, wetlands, roads, railroads, etc.

  • Prepare conceptual plans and figures for proposals, reports and/or presentations

  • Work closely with various engineering and environmental staff to meet the engineering design and drafting needs of our clients

  • Know and follow the appropriate/applicable design/drafting standards

  • Produce maps from topographic data and survey field notes

  • Develop and maintain base files for information used to complete pipeline and facility designs

  • Ensure technical quality of developed designs

  • Research and compile publicly available data (imagery, topography, parcel, existing utilities, etc.) and convert into Civil 3D CAD compatible files

  • Review Survey data to identify missing information or inconsistent data. Format survey data in accordance with provided design/drafting standards


  • Technical Diploma or Certificate from accredited Technical School or College focusing on AutoCAD or Civil 3D or equivalent of 3 years work related experience

  • At least 3 years of related work experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D, and/or Pipeline and Civil Design

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Detail-oriented and highly organized

  • Ability to prioritize and respond to the needs of multiple projects and managers

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure

  • Independent with strong oral and written communication skills

  • Collaborate as a valued member of a multi-disciplinary team to execute projects that meet or exceed client expectations

  • Strong sense and commitment to CAD standards and procedures


  • Ability to develop design packages associated with linear pipelines for the Oil and Gas Industry

  • Good problem solver with ability to identify alternative solutions

  • Ability to Compile 3D models of structures, equipment, piping, and terrain

  • Ability to work with some or all the following software: ArcGIS and other ESRI products, CAD Worx, AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD Map, Raster Design, AutoCAD Visual Basic for Applications

  • Local to the Tampa Bay area

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Employee owned structure;

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 40 countries, Golder’s 7,000 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder at video.

Title: CAD Drafter

Location: FL-TAMPA

Requisition ID: 20001056