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CAD Operator

GAI Consultants Inc.
paid time off, paid holidays, long term disability, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Florida, Orlando
August 17, 2023

GAI Consultants is seeking a CAD Operator. This position will support transportation design professionals in the development of contract plans and work out of our Orlando, FL office. The successful candidate will perform CAD work and simple design tasks on transportation projects throughout Florida, including work on bridges, retaining walls, culverts, and other miscellaneous structures. Previous exposure to MicroStation and/or AutoCAD is required.

This position offers the opportunity to be involved in many types of projects, supporting our team in a wide variety of engineering design and drafting tasks. The person in this position will work under the direction of the structures CAD manager and/or senior CAD technicians.

Job Duties:

  • Prepare engineering drawings of plans, elevations, cross sections, and details of bridge structures from rough sketches and/or from general engineering design information according to established standards and procedures
  • Create bridge plans/3D models using MicroStation OpenBridge Modeler and Connect software applications,
  • Update and revise structure drawings (bridge, retaining wall, miscellaneous structures, etc.)
  • Work on multiple projects through all phases of documentation
  • Calculate quantities and create summary tables and cost estimates
  • Support project tasks as needed


  • Associate or technical school degree, or combination of education and relevant experience
  • 2+ years of MicroStation experience in bridge projects
  • Proficiency in using the current version of MicroStation OpenBridge Modeler and Connect software applications
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Candidate must demonstrate the ability to guide and manage their workload
  • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules to meet deadlines and client needs
  • Ability to work cooperatively with project team members in a working environment that encourages self-initiative

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 by 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

Technical/other training of Drafting (preferred)
0 - 2 years: MicroStation and/or AutoCAD experience/exposure is required. (required)
Licenses & Certifications
Driver's License (required)
  • Computer (preferred)
  • Critical Thinking (preferred)
  • MS Office Suite (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)