Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides solid waste and drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses, and drinking water for the 1.4 million regional customers both in Seattle and the 26 municipalities and special water districts also served by the Utility. Our Promise to the community is to deliver efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to live. Our customers depend on us to be there for them - to deliver utility services reliably and to spend their dollars wisely.
The Design & Record Drafting Teamis seeking a qualified individual for the position of Civil Computer-Aided Design and Drafting(CADD) Technician(Assoc. CE Spec) within the Engineering & Technical Services Division of SPU.The Civil CADD Technician works on a variety of highly visible projects, providing computer aided design and drafting services using AutoCAD Civil 3D, Plant 3D, Revit, and/or other complementary software.The incumbentwill provide support on SPU projects, Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) projects,and consultant CADD support.
Under the supervision of the Design & Record Drafting Supervisor, this Civil CADD Technician will: Draft civil engineering plans for advertisement using various AutoDesk software, which would include water, sewer, storm drainage, paving, grading, Construction SedimentationErosion Control (CSEC), details, sections, intersection geometry & ADA ramp layout plans, report figures, and permit drawings.
Draft addendums, design changes & post construction As-Built & Record Drawings.
Support engineers directly with design options and calculations using AutoCAD Civil 3D, Plant 3D, BIM 360, ETC.
Adhere to SPU/SDOT current CADD standards at all times.
Create and update project estimates, project tracking spreadsheet, timecards, inform supervisor and team members of project status, issues or concerns on a regular basis, and meet project commitments and deadlines.
Follow City of Seattle standard plans and specifications.
Use and follow in-house documentation regarding drafting policies & procedures
Perform self-check to ensure accuracy and quality of work (QA/QC).
Routinely coordinate with survey section, other City departments, and consultants.
Requires two (2) years' experience of civil engineering experience and an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering Technology or two years of college level coursework in engineering and construction technology (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
Current Washington State driver's license or ability to obtain the license prior to start date.
The ideal candidate will have:
Five (5) or more years of experience on AutoCAD Civil 3D, Plant 3D, Revit, BIM 360, Cyclone, ReCAP, Navisworks(or related software products) in Civil related functions.
Exceptional Civil drafting skills in a production environment.
Knowledge of Civil engineering practices and principals.
Ability to complete tasks with accuracy and strong attention to detail in a timely manner.
Prior experience submitting drawings to SDOT for SIP/UMP (Street Improvement Permit/Utility Major Permit).
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; both verbally and in writing.
Proficient on Microsoft Office products.
Knowledge of utility systems and municipal mapping.
Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment on projects.
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment.
Field assignments entail exposure to all types of weather, traffic, hazardous/toxic substances and work in or near construction sites.
May be required to lift over 50 pounds.
May be required to stand, walk, or bend for extended periods of time.
Overnight travel may be required.
Job offers are contingent on verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process.
Please note that this job advertisement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of specific activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
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