Transportation CADD Designer

David Evans & Associates Inc
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
United States


Job Description
DEA's Salt Lake City, UT office is hiring for an experienced Transportation CADD Designer to work in our Transportation Business Unit as part of our Roads and Highways team. As a Transportation CADD Designer, you will be providing design and drafting support for engineering project managers and department staff related to various projects during the planning, design, and construction of typical civil engineering projects such as streets and highways, drainage facilities, utilities, roundabouts and intersections, interchanges, corridors, and support of development design.

  • Utilize state of the art computer drafting tools and have a high level of competency to use design software such as Autocad, Microstation and OpenRoads.
  • Translate mark-ups into drawings, check and plot drawings, correctly label final working drawings, calculate and update project quantities, and update contract drawings.
  • Perform design-related tasks under the supervision of a registered Professional Engineer using standard guidelines and criteria such as AASHTO and others.
  • Set up and maintain standard drawing files, directory structures, naming conventions, and software workspaces; and adhere to company drafting standards or create project-specific standards as applicable to each project.
  • Obtain work assignments of specific design elements from Project Manager and work within an allocated budget.
  • Set up directories and work within file-sharing software such as ProjectWise or other.
  • Review all work for completeness and accuracy. Participate in company- and project-driven quality control and assurance processes.

Basic Qualifications:
  • All aspects of roadway and CADD support including, geometry, signals, and drainage design experience
  • 2+ years of design experience with an emphasis on transportation and drainage design
  • Experienced with Microstation/OpenRoads
  • Experience with ProjectWise

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Civil Drafting
  • Transit project experience
  • Utah and Idaho Departments of Transportation project experience
  • Experience with Autocad/Civil3D

  • 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 with professional goals

Transportation Jobs with DEA

The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today's transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow's growth. Our Transportation Business Unit focuses on five markets: Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, Smart Mobility and Construction Engineering.