Entry Level Drafting Position

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 03-17-2013

A well-articulated strategy is paramount. We assess your current environment, help you build your future vision, and develop a set of practical initiatives to make that vision real. We create strategies to achieve ROI, ROA, revenue growth and key performance objectives. We help you drive your business forward by ensuring your investments are optimized and aligned to overall business strategy.

Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to the following:

Work closely with the various civil engineering, ecological, and land use planning disciplines in providing engineering 2D and 3D drafting and design services.
Prepare engineering figures, plans, profiles, sections, and details, construction and as-built drawing sets for permitting, bidding, and construction use.
Extract required information from drawings for design calculations, such as drainage basins, impervious/pervious surfaces, earthwork volumes, and flood plain compensation.
Prepare graphics for presentations, trial exhibits and reports.
Responsible for product quality control with adherence to company CAD standards.

Job Requirements:

Minimum of 1 to 4 years of experience.
Practical knowledge in an efficient and productive environment using: AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map 3D, and Microsoft Office.
Strong organizational skill and detail oriented.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Good problem solver with the ability to identify alternative solutions.
Strong sense and commitment to CAD standards and procedures.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects/tasks and respond to the needs of multiple project managers.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.
Practical ability and experience with the following software would be considered an asset: ArcGIS, ArcPAD for Trimble, AutoCAD Raster Design, gINT, Autodesk 3DS Max, along with other software applications and intermediate computer knowledge.
Practical ability and experience with the following types of field work would also be considered an asset: civil site investigation, soil borings, geotechnical drilling oversight, construction oversight and inspection, groundwater sampling, along with other civil engineering, ecological, and land use planning field work.

We guide our clients in the preparation and execution of critical projects and comprehensive shared services, insourcing, outsourcing, and multi-sourcing plans to minimize risks, ensure the highest ROI, and create value. We help determine optimal business processes, applications, and infrastructure delivery models to ensure the highest levels of service quality, cost value and performance. Our approach is not only designed to fit your needs today, but also to flex with your evolving requirements and ultimately drive your business forward.

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