CAD Technician (111 views)

Austin, Texas
CADD Technician (Level I)

The Level I CADD Technician supports all LDC business lines on assigned projects by completing detailed drawings from sketches, plans, specifications, and written and verbal instructions using computer-aided drafting programs. The purpose of the position is to develop the skills to understand the LDC file management and CAD standards to create and maintain construction drawings.

Essential Functions
  • Works within defined project scopes and budgets.
  • Performs specialized work, applying advance skills.
  • Demonstrates complete understanding of software and how to apply it to company procedures.
  • Understands the importance of file management.
  • Creates and maintains sheet sets.
  • Sets up full plan set independently.
  • Organizes construction documents from beginning to end.
  • Produces construction documents using relevant drafting or design software.
  • Responsible for producing construction drawings on a large number of concurrent projects.
  • Completes minimal site layout, dimension control plans, redline cleanup, detail sheet setup, plotting, exhibits for engineering reports, and minor hand drafting.
  • Lays out and scales the components of each drawing, prepares the appropriate plot plans, section views, elevations, and details required.
  • Using appropriate tools and drafting skills, completes assigned basic drafting work and notes.
  • Demonstrates understanding of all horizontal and vertical design requirements.
  • Completes design changes as directed.
  • Adds dimension controls and typical callouts.
  • Demonstrates understanding of coordinate systems.
  • Communicates effectively with other team members.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Recommends best practices, process improvements.
  • Prioritizes projects.
  • Manual (hand) drafting.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Very good knowledge of CAD Standards.
  • Understands basics of enhanced 3D Software and can set up basic elements.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of firm operating procedures and standards.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Services
  • Relevant basic drawing elements include, but are not limited to, surfaces, corridors and utility alignments.
  • Relevant software programs may include AutoCAD Civil3D, ArcGIS, AutoTurn, BlueBeam, and Adobe Acrobat.
Education / Experience
  • Associate degree in Drafting/Design or equivalent from an accredited college or technical school or equivalent experience or accreditation.
  • 0 – 1 year of relevant experience
Job status
  • Nonexempt under FLSA.
About Us

LDC is a multi-service design and engineering firm, with service areas in Land Development, Telecommunications, and Land Surveying.

Our Aspiration is to make a difference for our people, our clients, and our communities by building a dynamic, disciplined professional and technical services company.

We believe our greatest investment is in our people, and we strive to create an environment where smart, motivated and creative people succeed. 


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.