CAD Drafting Technician
Phoenix, AZ 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description

Geosyntec is seeking a CAD Drafting Technician to support project needs in the Phoenix, AZ office. The selected candidate will perform computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) for a variety of civil and mechanical engineering design projects. We are seeking a motivated individual who can develop layouts, grading plans and details for civil and mechanical engineering projects, including treatment systems, lift stations, piping plans and detailed site layouts including process equipment, utility crossings, and wellhead components for groundwater remediation, landfills, industrial sites and utilities. Projects also include opportunities to contribute from the conceptual design stage through construction.

Our clients ask us to address their new ventures and most challenging problems involving the environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service. Learn more by visiting


  • Draft, edit, & finalize technical drawings;
  • Operate a CAD computer using appropriate hardware and software to develop final drawings;
  • Transfer information from an engineering drawing to a final CAD drawing using appropriate symbols and drafting standards;
  • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine best approach to complete drawings;
  • Copy detailed plans and drawings and perform non-routine complex drafting assignments;
  • Operate plotter, printer, scanner, and other input/output devices;
  • Proofread CAD drawings for accuracy, format, and grammar; and
  • Participate in CAD Action Group, by supporting, networking, and collaborating to improve CAD standards and efficiencies across the company.


  • Graduation from an accredited high school and a minimum of one (1) year experience performing CAD drafting work in a professional setting; or completion of an Associate's degree in Drafting; or equivalent experience and training that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities. (required)
  • Experience using the latest releases of Autodesk AutoCAD, including but not limited to Annotation Styles, Multileaders, MTEXT, Dimensions, Sheet Sets, Paper Space / Model Space, XREFs, Layers, Dynamic Blocks, and Tool Palettes. (required)
  • Working knowledge of the latest releases of Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D. (required)
  • Knowledge of civil engineering basics including sheet organization, topographical data, scales, and coordinate systems. (preferred)
  • Experience developing process flow and process and instrumentation diagrams (preferred)
  • Experience developing and working with grading plans, cross-sections, alignments, profiles, three-dimensional surfaces, and earthwork volumes for landfills and other large civil design projects. (preferred)
  • Experience using/incorporating land or aerial surveying/mapping data and files. (preferred)
  • Experience with stormwater management design. (preferred)
  • Strong reasoning, mathematical, and geometrical skills. (required)
  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Windows, Outlook, Word, and Excel. (required)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 year
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