Senior CAD Draftsperson

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As we continue to evolve our traffic engineering design practice, our ability to prepare quality construction documents and conceptual design plans remains vital in bringing Fehr & Peers design to the next level. We empower creative, dynamic, and innovative use of drafting software on a myriad of project types: from conceptual signal and striping plans to larger plan sets for our clients.

We are seeking a drafting technician to support numerous projects and staff simultaneously, as well as provide dedicated drafting mentorship and training to elevate our CAD-based deliverables company wide. The ideal candidate has a solid grasp of fundamentals in plan preparation and CAD software, along with a willingness to innovate and elevate our firm-wide design practices, including improving our company-wide standard templates and drafting methods.

Our team of engineers, designers, and drafters collaborate across a spectrum of projects, leveraging the latest software to maximize the impact of our deliverables for the communities we serve. Beyond these professional aspects, we also offer a collaborative, inclusive, and flexible work environment with excellent benefits, along with robust professional development opportunities. The successful candidate will be proficient in the following:

Creative Development

Having the ability to think critically, adjust to unique situations, and provide customized solutions using a wide range of software and approaches

Resource Building

Mentoring staff company wide using established experience, skills, and training to enhance our firm’s overall capabilities in plan preparation

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Effective Communication

Demonstrating a high-level understanding of technically complex processes and solutions, as well as the ability to communicate those processes and solutions clearly to fellow staff members, trainees, and teaming partners.

Geoff

Engineering Practice Leader

“As the leader of our engineering discipline firm wide, I am looking for someone who is excited to prepare sharp, clean engineering documents and isn’t afraid to innovate by leveraging all that CAD software packages have to offer—both on engineering/design projects and other project types. As a firm of eager, talented, and energetic individuals, having an expert who can leverage CAD-based software on more projects and cover our core PS&E work while also mentoring and training staff would help us continue to grow our engineering presence firm wide.”

Suzanne

Senior Design Project Manager

“I’m looking forward to adding an AutoCAD expert to our team who can jump in and work collectively throughout the company. We are simultaneously preparing documents for a variety of clients and project types; having a colleague with a dynamic and efficient workflow will help prepare clear and sharp deliverables for our clients.”

Jim

Senior CAD Technician

“I’m excited to partner with an experienced CAD designer to help provide CAD support to projects, including mentoring and training staff as to the proper CAD techniques and company CAD standards. Having another CAD expert to bounce ideas off of, collaborate with, and support our team of engineers and project managers will undoubtedly elevate our engineering work products to the next level.”

Geoff

Engineering Practice Leader

“As the leader of our engineering discipline firm wide, I am looking for someone who is excited to prepare sharp, clean engineering documents and isn’t afraid to innovate by leveraging all that CAD software packages have to offer—both on engineering/design projects and other project types. As a firm of eager, talented, and energetic individuals, having an expert who can leverage CAD-based software on more projects and cover our core PS&E work while also mentoring and training staff would help us continue to grow our engineering presence firm wide.”

Suzanne

Senior Design Project Manager

“I’m looking forward to adding an AutoCAD expert to our team who can jump in and work collectively throughout the company. We are simultaneously preparing documents for a variety of clients and project types; having a colleague with a dynamic and efficient workflow will help prepare clear and sharp deliverables for our clients.”

Jim

Senior CAD Technician

“I’m excited to partner with an experienced CAD designer to help provide CAD support to projects, including mentoring and training staff as to the proper CAD techniques and company CAD standards. Having another CAD expert to bounce ideas off of, collaborate with, and support our team of engineers and project managers will undoubtedly elevate our engineering work products to the next level.”

More About the Role

The successful candidate for this position will have the ability to assist with elevating our CAD based deliverables across the firm, while working collaboratively and supporting staff across the company. The Senior CAD Draftsperson will meet both internal and client needs, help to create stunning visual deliverables that differentiate us from our competitors, and contribute vast experience toward staff mentorship.

Full-Time or Part-Time (at least 24 hours/week)

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with a team of technical professionals in supporting day-to-day operations and forward-thinking goals by applying CAD-based design knowledge and skills to a range of engineering projects
  • Contribute to company-wide engineering initiatives that elevate our CAD practices
  • Mentor, train, and support staff on CAD-based software, plan preparation, and drafting best practices

Requirements

  • 4+ years of work experience as a CAD drafter, designer, or engineer
  • Degree or technical certification in drafting, engineering, or related field
  • Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD Map, with a basic understanding of AutoCAD Suite and MicroStation
  • Comfort in a dynamic work environment with a variety of staff at multiple levels
  • Ability to train, mentor, and influence the work of others in a positive way
  • Strong interpersonal skills, commitment to collaboration, and a creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Experience and/or interest in other software, such as AutoCAD 3ds Max, Sketchup, Rhino, Revit, GIS/CAD integration, or Adobe Suite (desirable)

Fehr & Peers is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment in the workplace. We welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds, and hire without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, military service or any other characteristic protected by law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.