Civil Designer/Drafter

David Evans & Associates Inc
Tacoma, WA 08096
United States


Job Description
DEA's Tacoma, WA office is looking for an experienced Civil Designer/Drafter to support our Land Development Business Unit. The primary duties of the Civil CAD Designer/Drafter are to produce drawings, layouts, sketches, maps, and graphic representations related to land development projects. This position requires proficiency with AutoCAD and Civil 3D.

Other duties include:
  • Provide design, drafting and plan production services for a variety of civil engineering projects such as commercial, residential, mixed-use, public works, utilities, and drainage.
  • Plan and prepare preliminary layouts and detailed design drawings from engineering notes, sketches, and/or other drawings, ensuring they meet company and industry standards and codes.
  • Work closely with other Designers, Engineers, and Project Managers to develop designs, construction documents, and ensure coordination design effort is maintained.
  • Complete drawing/project responsibilities within scope, budget and schedule; review drawings for completeness and accuracy.
  • Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Drafting, Civil Technology or related area of study
  • 4+ years of experience performing CAD drafting and design on land development projects
  • Proficient with Civil 3D and Land Development Desktop (LDD)
  • Proficiency with Microstation/InRoads is a plus, but not a requirement.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help achieve professional goals

Land Development Jobs with DEA:

Dave Evans built a successful professional services consulting firm based on his skill in designing residential communities. Since 1976, DEA has been recognized for preparing innovative designs that balance growth with environmental sensitivity. Today, our land development experts not only thoughtfully design residential communities, we find workable, creative solutions for complex land development projects, including industrial and transit-oriented development; commercial, retail, and entertainment projects; parks and recreation facilities; streetscapes; and master planned communities. DEA also excels at redevelopment. Converting blighted industrial areas into attractive mixed-use communities, mineral extraction sites into clean industry locations, and industrial waterfronts into gathering places are the kind of projects that speak to DEA's core purpose of improving the quality of life while demonstrating stewardship of the built and natural environments.