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Lead CAD Operator (Civil)

GAI Consultants Inc.
paid time off, paid holidays, long term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, West Virginia, Bridgeport
107a Cambridge Place (Show on map)
September 16, 2023

The Lead CAD Operator will be involved with all aspects of CAD for support of civil engineering projects. This position requires working in teams with CAD staff, engineering, and other technical subject matter experts. The successful candidate will independently generate a complex 3D site, civil CAD models, revise drawing packages based upon red-lined engineering markups for projects working under engineering supervision. This position is eligible for GAI's flexible hybrid work schedules and a sign-on bonus.

Job Duties:

  • Opening, revising, plotting, and saving of drawing CAD files.
  • Create new drawings from templates or from scratch with title blocks and border drawing blocks.
  • Create and modify drawing blocks, borders, and title blocks
  • Provide direction for compiling, collating, assembling, and verifying completeness of drawing and project document packages.
  • Advanced use of scaling with model and paper space.
  • Ability to use style and formatting in CAD software.
  • Advanced knowledge of plot profiles and user profiles in CAD package.
  • Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D, including the creation of Surfaces, Grading, Volumes, and Profiles.
  • Advanced knowledge of Transoft Auto TURN extension for AutoCAD
  • Assist CAD technicians and CAD operators in the development of their skills.
  • BIM experience preferred.

Why GAI:

At GAI, exceptional people have an exceptional place to work, grow, lead, and achieve. Explore an array of opportunities in locations across the U.S. and join accomplished colleagues in tackling challenging projects for a range of markets. Enjoy comprehensive benefits and feel good about being part of a collaborative team that's committed to supporting the communities we serve. Join GAI and distinguish yourself in a company poised for unlimited growth.

GAI Consultants, Inc. is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through fostering a workforce that represents different communities, cultures, and viewpoints. We will continue to build mutual trust and respect where employees are empowered to share their diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas.

Benefits To Working at GAI Include:

  • Competitive salary -GAI is committed to paying market-based salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, company paid Long Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability (benefits start within 30 days of hire)
  • New paid Maternity/Paternity/Adoption program
  • Generous Paid Time Off and 7 paid holidays
  • 401k company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Associates of Drafting (preferred)
High School of Diploma (required)
6 - 10 years: Experience working in the Civil Engineering field with AutoCAD Civil 3D. (required)
Technical/other training or better in Drafting or related field. (required)
Great written and oral communication skills. (required)
Knowledge and experience with using MicroStation and/or GIS. (preferred)
Licenses & Certifications
Driver's License (required)
  • Computer (preferred)
  • Leadership (preferred)
  • Problem Solving (preferred)
  • Project Management (preferred)
  • Teamwork (preferred)

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)