We have an opportunity for a Drafter/Designer to assist our Civil//Land Development and Municipal Services Departments in our Wyoming Valley office. Our (land development) designers work on various project types, including: commercial land developments; institutional land developments (i.e., schools); residential subdivisions; and perform storm water analysis. Because our employees are usually involved in several projects at one time, involving numerous team members (such as project manager, engineer, and CADD technician/designer), exceptional communications skills and the ability to work well with others is essential.
Drafters/Designers are expected to take an idea from concept to reality – to be responsible for the creation, production and completion of the entire drawing set.
Learn and maintain the drafting standards as established by the Design Staff Supervisor.
Maintenance and storage of drawing files for active projects on servers.
Produce drawings (such as various topographic and survey plans) from raw survey data through the finished product under the supervision of the Survey department & entire project team.
Work closely with project team via computer-aided design (Civil3d) to transform initial rough product designs into working documents.
Follow established technical specifications to prepare drawings and assists in design drafting. This may include the design of plans, elevations/sections, and details
Consult with project team and engineers regarding model accuracy, design, and drafting standards.
Review engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.
Coordinate/back-check drawing sets to ensure information is correct.
Assist in the preparation of land development plans and correspondence with the project team, including design aspects such as site layout, grading, utility design.
Stay current with the latest developments in CAD (Civil3d), with assistance of the Department Manager and Design Staff Supervisor.
Proficiency/experience in AutoCAD Civil3D.
Technical degree in drafting or related course work.
Several years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Knowledgeable in codes and regulations and ensure that designs meet these requirements.
Experience in land development projects a plus.
Design experience a plus.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to travel to the Lehigh Valley office for training.