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CAD Drafter/Designer – Water Resources Engineering

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Schaaf & Wheeler is looking for a highly proficient CAD Drafter/Designer to develop design and construction drawings.

This position involves the extensive use of AutoCAD Civil 3D, drafting systems, GIS systems and client standards to prepare drawings and revise/update existing drawings for a variety of water resources engineering projects. Drawings include maps, construction documents, figures and other graphics used in a variety of products, including construction documents and reports.

Job Requirements:

  • Certificate or Associate’s degree from an accredited college/university or completion of technical trade school courses, or equivalent experience
  • Certification as an AutoCAD Civil 3D Professional or equivalent preferred
  • 2+ years’ of recent intermediate-to-advanced level professional experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD, and other drafting software to develop detailed designs for complex civil engineering projects is essential. Civil 3D experience is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to interpret and develop detailed drawings from sketches and mark-ups provided by engineers
  • Ability to complete basic calculations related to engineering drawings including areas, lengths, distances, line and curve tables, elevations, datum conversions, coordinate systems, slopes, grades, and volumes is mandatory.
  • Familiarity with GIS systems is preferred and a plus.
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • The ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing) with clients and project team members

Contact Information:

Please send cover letter explaining your qualifications, along with your resume to

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