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Stantec Senior CAD Designer/Manager in Denver, Colorado

The Colorado transportation team is a vibrant group, focused on delivering innovative solutions for today’s civic challenges. Building on each other’s talents, we collaborate across all disciplines—from environmental, water, power, digital technologies, and more—to make our communities safer, more resilient, and exciting places to live and work.

We encourage our team to push the limits in an entrepreneurial and energetic environment, focusing on developing our team’s skillsets while advancing individual careers. We routinely engage with experts throughout North America, making the most of today’s technology and being the first to create new ones. With 22,000 employees worldwide and more than 600 in Colorado, you will have access to global expertise while working alongside our close-knit regional team.

We’re driving the future of transportation infrastructure. This is a place to apply your passion and grow with endless opportunities to help advance communities, today and tomorrow.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a talented, progressive, team-focused Senior CAD Designer to join our Transportation Team in Denver, CO focused on roadway/highway design and site design. This leadership position is an integral part of our engineering team in Colorado and on major highway projects throughout US West while focused on supporting all aspects of the Colorado Transportation group. You will push yourself and our engineers in developing creative project solutions, advancing local CAD capabilities and project delivery, while mentoring others in an evolving engineering and design industry. Our North American practice lead in digital technology for Infrastructure sits in our Denver office providing a great opportunity to bridge the gap between our advancing 3D based model design/simulation capabilities and engineering project and plan delivery.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Design of streets, roadways, highways, intersections, and interchanges to meet local, state and federal requirements.

  • Creation of 3D base models of existing conditions and proposed design.

  • Ability to assist the Engineer in the implementation of project scope, coordinating survey, Right of Way, and Easement Documents in support of the final roadway design package.

  • Prepare construction drawings to include roadway, traffic, drainage, utilities, and final plans and specifications.

  • Analyze complex problems, methods, procedures, and processes, and makes recommendations for alternative solutions.

  • Assist in the day to day management and resource planning of the Colorado based CAD staff across multiple disciplines.

  • Serve as a resource for evolving CAD standards, coordinate setup of projects including standards and sheet layout specific to key clients including both state departments and local agencies.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficiency with design software potentially including MicroStation, InRoads, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, GEOPAK, and OpenRoads Designer.

  • Familiarity with conceptual design software such as Infraworks or ConceptStation preferred.

  • Ability to apply 3D modeling techniques and work in a 3D model-based project.

  • Demonstrates broad comprehensive technical knowledge in several functions within computer aided design and the discipline.

  • Demonstrates broad comprehensive technical knowledge in engineering fundamentals for design including roadway and drainage design.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external partners.

  • Experience preparing final design plans and specifications.

  • Good problem solving and technical writing skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Education and Experience

  • 12 years of related work experience in roadway/highway, intersection/interchange design or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

  • College degree preferred, B.S. or A.S., Engineering Technology, or related fields.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Denver

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Manager

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 2000012L

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