NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.
As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.
The second-level Computer Aided Drafter/Designer prepares construction drawings and documents for multiple systems, including natural gas transmission and distribution pipelines, substation, underground, and overhead electrical projects including physical layouts, elevations, schematics, and wiring diagrams. Technicians continue developing a greater understanding of project requirements. This role performs assignments designed to transfer information from Designers and Engineers to electronic drawing files.
Use computer-aided drafting tools such as AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Revit, as well as technical handbooks, utility standards, tables, and calculators
Develop intermediate-level skills in use of AutoCAD Civil 3D and handbooks or standards
Confer with designers, engineers and other staff members to resolve problems and create construction documents
Begin to learn design skills
Learn to prepare quantity take-offs in a professional and organized manner
Work under the direction of senior designers and engineers
Meet client and NV5's requirements and standards
Manage and maintain design records and files
Begin to complete as-built drawings independently
Increase ability to fulfill assignments that require independent judgment and evaluation
Able to work with minimal supervision
Develop career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced designers and engineers
Minimal travel to client sites as needed (expected to be no more than 10% of time)
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
2-5 years of AutoCAD Civil 3D experience
2-5 experience drafting in a utility or power-delivery environment
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software
Positive attitude, able to collaboratively work with others
Be able to mentor others
Work independently with minimal supervision
Some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, PLS-CADD
Knowledge of NV5, client, and industry standards
Based on timely and accurate completion of work
Attends in-house seminars and educational opportunities outside of the offices
This position requires sitting for extensive periods of time
Must be able to visually interpret complex drawings
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Certificate of Training in technical drafting or equivalent work in engineering environment
Valid driver's license
NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.
NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
NV5 is a leading provider of compliance, technology, and engineering consulting solutions for public and private sector clients supporting infrastructure, utility, and building assets and systems. We primarily focus on six business verticals: testing, inspection & consulting, infrastructure support services, utility services, building and program management, environmental health sciences, and geospatial technology services. NV5 operates out of more than 100 offices nationwide and abroad.