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CAD Technician- Central District


Denver, CO, US Tucson, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 96039 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Construction Operations 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you passionate about your job and want to work for an industry leader? As a CAD Technician you will work within Project Wise, AutoCAD and Trimble Business Center to perform calculations required for survey requests and 3D machine control. This is a great opportunity to grow your career, work with a great team and work for an industry leader.

District Overview

Kiewit’s Central District is one of our largest infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, structural concrete/bridge, water/wastewater, and transportation projects. We self-perform work such as mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more - so be ready to get your hands dirty! While headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the majority of our work is concentrated in the Central and South-Central regions of the United States. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry rather than design.


This role will support Kiewit’s Central District out of Englewood, CO or Bisbee, Arizona. 

  • Work within Project Wise, AutoCAD and Trimble Business Center to perform calculations required for survey requests and 3D machine control. 
  • Maintain the files for utility locations, potholes and as-builts. 
  • Navigate through Project Wise to pull designer CAD files and check them with the Plan PDF’s to ensure accuracy, calculate additional Survey points for field crew layouts etc.
  • Work with and support the Survey manager with calculations and insure the latest plans and digital files are being issued and used (QC Design files etc.). 
  • Train new rotational employees through the surveying department.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience with CAD in a Heavy Civil, Water Treatment or Industrial construction environment. 
  • Experience with Project Wise highly preferred 
  • Experience with Trimble Business Center, OR AutoCAD highly preferred 
  • Self-starter with the ability to set standards of excellence in leadership, safety, quality and productivity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work individually and as a team
  • Committed to working safe and getting the job done right the first time
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to work long hours or weekends as needed
Interviewing Competencies
*Cultural Fit
*Position Specific Acumen

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.