CAD / Survey Technician


Phoenix, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 172593 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Southwest District 

Department: Surveying 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

We are currently looking for a CAD Technician and Survey Technician to support our projects in our Southwest District. The CAD Tech is responsible for plotting detailed design drawings, modifying plans, preparing quantities, checking design drawings and various other tasks related to drawings.  

District Overview

Kiewit Southwest District specializes in heavy civil, transportation and water projects, we typically self-perform a large portion of the work. We do self-performance work such as mass grading, drainage, PCCP paving, utilities and more. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry with safety, quality, costs and schedule in mind. 



This position will be located in Phoenix, AZ.

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


  • Prepares means and methods drawings per MECT standards/guides by using designated software (AutoCAD) 
  • Responsible for continuously reviewing and modifying submitted drawings  
  • Reviews drawings and asserts changes based on field input from segment Project Managers and Project Engineers 
  • Works closely with various department managers and engineers 
  • Keeps quantity book for major volumes as well as red line and as built version of the Project being built 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested 


  • AutoCAD (Civil 3D) software experience is preferred
  • A Survey/ Engineering background is preferred
  • Microstation software experience is not required but strongly preferred  
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence 
  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and oral 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form 


Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Construction, Drafting, CAD, AutoCAD, Engineer, Engineering