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Senior CADD Technician 

About the Organization Alliant Engineering, Inc. has been a leading engineering and design firm for over two decades. Our team of engineers, surveyors, landscape architects, and environmental specialists deliver complex projects with superior quality for both public and private sector clients. With our team of regional experts on their side, our clients feel confident about the road ahead. As an Alliant employee, you will use your skills to build the infrastructure that you and our neighbors depend on every day. You will also support the growth of our communities by participating in group volunteer activities, company socials, mentoring, and professional societies.  
Position Senior CADD Technician  

General Description: Senior level drafter/technician with at least 6 years of experience supports survey department during the research/project setup and preparation of complex survey projects such as boundary surveys, existing condition surveys, plats or exhibits and special projects;

Direction Received:

  • Receives direction from Graduate Surveyor, Professional or Senior Professional;
  • Requires minimal supervision;
  • May supervise or direct CADD I and II technicians.


  • Performs non-routine and complex assignments from verbal and written instructions and under minimal supervision;
  • Considerable drafting/CADD skills are required to visualize, portray and complete complex features and drawings from sketches, plans and specification using computer-aided drafting programs;
  • Works closely with Project Surveyor, and/or Project Managers;
  • Reviews all work for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting to Project Engineer or Project Manager for review.
  • Ensures adherence to established specifications and standards;
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals;
  • Revises or changes drawings, traces and/or copies existing drawings and completes simple calculations with specific instructions;
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Benefits: At Alliant, we take care of our employees by offering a world class benefit package including:

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunity
  • Generous Profit Sharing and 401k Contribution programs
  • Choice of Medical plans, Dental, and Vision
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability and Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts for Medical, Dependent Care and Transportation
  • Metro Transit Program
  • Free Fitness Membership
  • Wellness Programs & Competitions
  • Generous Annual Leave and Compensatory Time Off programs
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Casual work environment
  • Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Community Involvement/Charity Events
  • Numerous Workplace Social events (Golf outings, Family Picnics, Chili Cook-off, Birthday and Anniversary

Come join our Team!

Position Requirements

Proficiencies / Technical Responsibilities:

  • Requires extensive knowledge and training in Autodesk Civil 3D or higher is preferable;
  • Some experience with Micro Station is preferred;
  • Must be proficient with Basic Computer Skills (Microsoft Office etc.)

Education: Two-year degree from technical school required

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 8/17/2019  
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota  
Number of Openings 1  
EOE Statement We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.  

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