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Civil: CAD Designer 

This is a professional position responsible for developing and providing engineering support and design for Civil Engineers including detailing the physical layout, materials, design standards, specifications, applicable codes, and procedures needed for the development of new land development projects utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) software to complete related technical design work. 


Full Job Description

Salary Range: $40,000-$90,000

Actual compensation offered to candidates may vary outside of the posted hiring range based upon work experience, education, and/or skill level. Because WCE is a company with continuous service obligations to its customers, regular, reliable, and predictable performance of the essential functions and responsibilities is an essential function of the job

Competitive Benefits:

  • Work from home 3 days per week (DOQ)

  • Annual salary raises

  • End of year bonuses

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • Parental leave

  • Life insurance

  • RTD EcoPass


Responsibilities & Success Factors:

  • Excellent computer proficiency and competency with standard business office applications including AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Office 365 Suite, Excel, and other related software.

  • Works in conjunction with the project manager/engineer on the design of grading and utilities for the development of new residential and commercial subdivisions, educational facilities, and municipal projects.

  • Planning: ability to think ahead and plan within timelines and resources; develop scopes, plan and schedule work; set priorities and goals; anticipate and adjust for design issues; evaluate workloads; measure and evaluate performance against established goals.

  • Time management: the ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.

  • Check, verify, and provide quality control for own designs as well as the designs of other designers and engineering staff.

  • Ability to work efficiently on multiple projects at one time and prioritize time sensitive deadlines.

  • Strong collaborative skills, accomplish tasks by working with others and being a good team player. Recognizes how their decisions may impact others; seeks input from others.

  • Attends technical training seminars/webinars.

  • All other duties assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:


Education and Training:

  • Associate degree in Drafting, Civil, or other related engineering technology area or technical discipline, or equivalent combination of related education and/or experience.


Knowledge, Skills, and Ability

  • Knowledge of site engineering design standards.

  • Excellent time management, organizational, and communication skills.

  • Broad knowledge of computer aided design standards and practices.

  • Committed to client service and adherence to project schedules and deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

  • Ability and willingness to travel within Colorado on occasion. (Must possess a valid driver's license.)

  • Ability to work Collaboratively with WCE staff, is eager to learn, asks questions, and propose solutions.

  • Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position within a 30-day evaluation period.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs



  • 4-6 years of working experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D software and tools.

  • Strong candidates will have an extensive background in land development projects.


This is a professional position responsible for providing civil engineering design and CAD support for land development projects utilizing Civil 3D software.

Tasks generally include: construction drawing plan production; the preparation of project base mapping using a variety of GIS coordinate systems; optimizing existing Civil 3D plan production standards; knowledge of Civil 3D Sheet Set Manager, Pipe Networks, and View Frame Groups, and preparation of plan and profile sheets for various utilities.

WCE is legally required to verify all new hires with E-Verify background checks.


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