CAD Technician II - San Antonio - job 2157242


Date: 08/05/2022

City: San Antonio, Texas

Employment type: Full-time

Requisition ID # A001198

Ardurra has been recognized as one of the fastest growing firms in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industry. Ardurra prides itself on its reputation as an emerging leader in the engineering consulting business, and we understand that our reputation is wholly founded on the strength of the professionals that work hard every single day to serve our clients and our communities. Ardurra was ranked 190 in ENR’s 2021 Top 500 Firms and has made Zweig Group’s prestigious Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work For lists in 2019, 2020 and 2021!

Ardurra seeks a CAD Designer to join our team in San Antonio, TX.

Characteristics, Skills and Abilities

  • Applies experience with, and is able to utilize, the company’s procured software systems latest release of MicroStation and other Bentley support products such as Geopak or OpenRoads

  • Has solid experience with adhering to industry CADD standards

  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of the latest releases of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe PDF, and Windows File Explorer

  • Is able to mentor and train engineering interns, drafting, and other design staff.

  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of civil engineering basics including sheet organization, topographical data, scales, coordinate systems, site grading and volume calculations.

  • Has the ability to read, analyze and interpret red line drawings from Engineers, Managers, or others on the project team, as well as understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions, and interact effectively to maintain a team environment.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Prepare preliminary and final drawings, plans, profiles and exhibits from engineering sketches, verbal instructions, specifications and supporting documentation according to latest company, industry and client standards using AutoCAD and Microstation.

  • Assist Engineers with collecting field data and applying it to design drawing and exhibits

  • Ensure accuracy of drawings and maintain production schedules

  • Work with other CADD Technicians and Engineers and be part of a design team

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and ability to communicate with team members

  • Maintain soft and hard copies of all project related documents per the company filing system.

  • Research, understand, and apply published CADD and Design standards applicable to work assignments

  • Assist staff and management as a technical specialist with other duties as assigned.

Communication Skills

  • Effective oral and written communications skills.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to communicate team members and other staff.

Travel and/or Environment Requirements

  • Must be able to visually observe and differentiate details and colors of objects, recognize sound, tone and pitch; adjust to interruption and changes; work in hot, cold, and noisy work areas; stand, walk and sit for extended periods; climb stairs and ladders; deal with people in tense situations, and lift up to twenty (20) pounds.

  • Must have State Driver’s License and carry applicable State mandated auto insurance.

  • Must have dependable transportation to attend meetings or to make field visits on a short notice.

  • Must be willing and available to work all shifts, including rotation, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements


  • 4+ years of related experience in Civil Engineering environment


  • High School Diploma or GED; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training as outlined above. Associates Degree is desirable.

  • Engagement in life-long learning to maintain knowledge of contemporary issues.

Why Ardurra?

While Ardurra offers competitive compensation and rich benefits programs, it is our culture that truly sets us apart from our peers. We nurture a family-like culture, striving to create a work environment that is enjoyable, challenging and rewarding but also fun. We are acutely focused on developing our staff, whether through our internal Ardurra Academy or through our industry-leading Leadership program. We have made a deliberate and focused commitment to nurture a people-centric culture where people are: valued as individuals; supported in their professional and career development with multiple, varied career paths; provided the tools and resources to be successful, engaged, and satisfied in their work; and positive benefits, time-off programs, and flexibility to help maintain a healthy balance between work and home.

Ardurra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


Ardurra does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Agency Agreement, Ardurra will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. If a resume or candidate is submitted to any hiring manager without a previously signed agreement, Ardurra reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. These candidates will be considered property of Ardurra. We’re not currently looking to add any more agencies to our list of approved vendors, so please do not contact any of our managers or recruitment team with sales calls or details of your candidates.

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