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Civil Drafter - Kirkland

Kirkland, WA 98033

Industry: Professional Job Number: 63239

Local engineering and Land Surveying company has an immediate need for a professional land surveyor. We are a smaller but growing organization that has been in business for the better part of 40 years. We do projects in both the private and public sector.  This is not your average " robotic" firm;  we like to have fun while we work. 


  • Must be well versed in the preparation of construction documents for structural and civil engineering design.
  • Must be fluent in Civil 3D 
  • Must be able to accurately draw from sketches or specifications using appropriate symbology, terms, procedures and drafting standards.
  • Prepare bills of material, schedules, and assist engineering personnel with formal drawing transmittals and construction issues.
  • Assist project personnel to revise drawings to reflect as-built conditions.
  • Draw civil plans (site plans, grading and stormwater plans, utility plans), diagrams, and profiles, using cross-sections and surveys.
  • Create templates and other standard drawings. Ability to create styles and other template type components in Civil 3D.
  • Prepare structural plans and documents for buildings and other structure types. Plans include foundations, framing, elevations, sections, etc. Draft plans and detailed drawings for structural concrete, steel structures, and installations for various construction projects working from sketches, verbal instructions or notes.
  • Determine the order of work and method of presentation, such as orthographic or isometric drawing.
  • Review rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from civil and structural engineers to ensure that they conform to design concepts.
  • Effective communication with the design team to plan, develop drawings, basic design models and resolve problems.
  • May require travel to plant/job site.

Job Requirements:
  • Must have a working knowledge of the Windows Operating System including email, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and computer-aided drafting applications (Civil 3D 2016/17).
  • Bachelor’ s degree in drafting/design/engineering technology or equivalent 3-4 years of industry related civil and/or structural experience.
  • Additional Skills Required for the role include:
  • Basic construction experience or knowledge
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Basic construction experience or knowledge
  • Good Communication Skills (Active Listening, Verbal and Written)
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Attention to Detail
  • Strong desire to learn and help others

Salary to be determined based on experience and expertise.


Michelle Kovacich

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