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Stantec Civil Designer in Sarasota, Florida

Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a talented Mid to Senior level CAD Designer/Technician to join our team in Sarasota!

Your technical knowledge and team-focused approach will enhance our mission to set the standard in our field for exceptional client service and professional excellence, as we grow to better serve clients, communities and provide greater opportunities for employees.

Your Key Responsibilities

As an integral member of the land development team, the CAD Designer/Technician produces construction documents to fulfill clients’ goals. This position is also responsible to QA/QC construction documents, provide design ideas and solutions, and train or mentor other CAD Designers, Operators or Engineers.

Relevant basic drawing elements for this position include, but are not limited to, surfaces, corridors and utility alignments. Relevant projects may include, but are not limited to, site plans, grading and drainage plans, roadway alignment, plan and profiles, cross sections, traffic control, earthwork calculations, water distribution, sanitary sewer collection systems, storm sewer design, intersection layouts and applicable standard details.

  • Produces construction documents using relevant drafting/design software.

  • Organizes construction documents from beginning to end with little to minor direction.

  • Demonstrates understanding of codes and regulatory requirements for design.

  • Performs thorough quality control of construction documents.

  • Maintains file management of AutoCAD files and other documents.

  • Ensures compliance with company CAD standards within the scope of assigned projects.

  • Produces and completes basic utility alignments and profiles.

  • Prepares layout site plans from basic concept to first draft.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficient in software skills including grading, pipes, profiles, corridors.

  • Relevant software programs may include AutoCAD Civil3D, GIS, AutoTurn and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Knowledge and skills required includes codes and design requirements specific to local geographic market.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a high-volume, deadline-driven environment.

  • Experience managing projects for private or other public sector clients.

  • Ability to serve as a Project Manager on design projects.

Education and Experience

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in linear work such as roads, drainage, water and sewer projects.

  • Associate degree in Drafting/Design or equivalent from an accredited college or technical school or equivalent experience or accreditation.

  • Working knowledge of Civil 3D preferred, but not required.

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: Civil Engineering Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: United States-Florida-Sarasota

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000TF

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans