CAD Technician/Utilities Coordinator

Type of Position: full-time

Position Description

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is seeking a full-time CAD Technician to assist with plans preparation for utility designs and layouts and to expand beyond traditional CAD technician duties into utility coordination at our main office in Oviedo, Florida. Essential tasks include the following:

  • Clearly and honestly communicate via face-to-face conversations, video conferencing, phone calls, and email correspondence.
  • Contact and coordinate with various utility agency owners (UAOs) concerning the disposition of their facilities.
  • Draft plans and detailed drawings for utility, drainage, and roadway projects and assist in the preparation of construction bid documents and specifications.
  • Extract existing profiles and cross sections from survey data and terrain models.
  • Correlate, interpret, and modify data obtained from topographical surveys, as-build drawings, and reports.
  • Prepare documentation to fulfill utility permitting requirements.
  • Work with other disciplines to determine the horizontal clearance requirements to utilities along the project corridor.
  • Apply standard engineering techniques and procedures to identify impacts and alternatives.
  • Coordinate with utility owners, engineering representatives, and with engineers.
  • Secure and evaluate existing utility information.

Position Criteria

The ideal candidate will have three or more years of experience with design and drafting or an Associate’s degree or equivalent in Computer Aided Drafting with at least one year of experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to analyze data and perform research work to locate and identify problems. Proficiency with MicroStation and Microsoft Office is required. Familiarity with other software packages, such as AutoCAD and ArcGIS, is a plus. Experience or knowledge of FDOT roadway projects and FDOT, FHWA, and AASHTO standards, policies, procedures, and design criteria is preferred.