MicroStation CAD Designer, Transportation
Katy, TX 
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Since 1980, CobbFendley has been committed to providing innovative engineering and surveying solutions with the goal of bettering communities. Our multi-discipline approach allows for the efficient completion of projects through experienced staff who focus on client communication. We are always seeking talented and qualified professionals to enhance our ability to provide clients with exceptional service. Are you ready to Join Our Block and advance your career?

At CobbFendley, people are our most valued resource. We offer a(n):

  • Competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits including 401(k) Matching and Profit-sharing Contributions; Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Employer Funded and Voluntary Life Insurance; Tuition Reimbursement; and Continuing Education Programs
  • Extended office closure from December 25 through January 1 to relax and enjoy the holidays
  • Professional and personal growth through innovative in-house training and collaborative resources
  • Community service opportunities through the CobbFendley Cares Committee, focusing on STEM Education, Hunger Relief, and Sustainable Solutions

CobbFendley is seeking an experienced MicroStation CAD Designer in Fort Bend, Texas office.

The successful candidates most important qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Science or an associate degree
  • 5-10 years of experience in preparing drawings for various clients (e.g., TxDOT, Harris County, Harris County Flood Control, Harris County Toll Road Authority, Fort Bend County, City of Houston).
  • A proficient understanding of MicroStation and Geopak software programs required.
  • Thorough understanding of civil engineering symbols and terminology with respect to preparation of plan & profile drawings.
  • Open Roads experience considered a plus.
  • Motivation to work in a dynamic environment with strict deadlines.
  • Desire to collaborate with professionals and clients to increase your industry knowledge and grow in your career.
  • Commitment to perform responsibilities consistent with industry standards to achieve department and company goals.


Essential Functions:

  • Work with CAD personnel in the design and preparation of detailed computer aided drawings.
  • Work with rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from client or Transportation Department Manager for use in the development of final construction drawings.
  • Must be able to understand and work directly with survey notes and record utility drawing. Must be able to plot plan view drawings or plan & profile drawings to include cross-sections, spot elevations, buildings, walls, fences, roadways, rights-of-way, underground utilities, tunnels, overhead power lines and other structures noted in the survey notes or on the record utility drawings.
  • Collect field or other utility record data required for completion of construction drawings when necessary.
  • Calculate or determine project utility dimensioning, profile grades, route elevations, underground utility line elevations, underground utility line sizes and quantities of materials.
  • Prioritize and effectively plan work, file records and key documents for easy access by others.
  • Perform independent research and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Work with minimal supervision in a collaborative team environment and perform self QA/QC of work.
  • Adhere to CobbFendley's safety standards to uphold a safe and efficient environment.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and fulfill responsibilities with integrity.
  • Motivation to work in a dynamic environment with strict deadlines.
  • Desire to collaborate with professionals and clients to increase your industry knowledge and grow in your career.
  • Commitment to perform responsibilities consistent with industry standards to achieve department and company goals.
  • Interest in developing relationships with clients, partners, and local organizations to remain a trusted resource in the community.


Physical Requirements:

Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.

Mobility within the office including movement between floors and workstations.

Repeated motions (e.g., typing, reaching, bending, lifting, and carrying).

Communication with other employees and clients.

Environmental Factors:
Most work is performed in a professional office environment. Some trips to client offices and job sites for observations will be required.

Job site observations factors could include: walking and climbing on uneven surfaces, exposure to outdoor environments and extreme weather (heat and freezing temperatures), noise exposure, driving for extended periods of time, exposure to allergens (e.g., pollen, dust, cedar, sumac, poison ivy), exposure to construction and traffic work zones, possible hand and power tool use, and extended periods of Personal Protective Equipment use.

Extended use of electronic devices (e.g., computers, printers, copiers, scanners, plotters, and telephones).

Use of cutting tools and equipment (e.g., plotting equipment, rotary paper cutter).


Expected hours of work:
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

If and when the duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the prospective employee passing a background/drug screen, which will include the candidate's driving record. Benefits include a competitive compensation package*.

At CobbFendley, we are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The E-Verify system uses federal databases to rapidly validate individual identities and work eligibility from the information gathered in the Form I-9.

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CobbFendley does not and will not accept unsolicited resumes under any circumstances from independent recruiters, recruiting agencies, or similar entities. Recruiting activity on behalf of a candidate does NOT constitute CobbFendley's acceptance of terms and conditions without prior contractual agreements signed by authorized CobbFendley personnel. Unsolicited resumes through any channels including cold calling, emails, applications, social media messaging, etc., will not be reviewed.


"At CobbFendley, people are our most valued resource. We are always seeking talented and qualified professionals to enhance our ability to provide clients with exceptional service. At the same time, we are committed to the professional and personal growth of our staff. We are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates are considered regardless of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, disability or military status.

Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The E-Verify system uses federal databases to rapidly validate individual identities and work eligibility from the information gathered in the I-9 form."


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
5 to 10 years
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