Civil CADD Designer/Pgh PA/SN
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

Job Description

Tetra Tech is looking for an AutoCAD Civil 3D Designer experienced with civil / land development design projects to join a successful, busy office of engineers and scientists located in beautiful Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
If you are interested in working for a company that cares about providing a great working environment for its employees, then apply immediately!
This is an intermediate CADD design level position. Duties for the CADD Designer II position include preparation of designs and layouts with working knowledge of site civil for environmental and site development projects.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide.
We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 17,000 employees, 400 offices worldwide and $2.8 billion revenue in 2017, Tetra Tech strives to improve the quality of life through innovative, sustainable solutions that help our clients reach their goals for water, environment, energy, infrastructure, and resource management projects. Our commitment to safety is ingrained in our culture and at the forefront of every project. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery.

As part of the Tetra Tech family of companies, we are home to some of the best minds in the country, including nationally renowned subject matter experts. Whether we are contemplating the restoration of our environment or helping to revitalize our urban centers, we are thinking of clear sustainable solutions to resource management and infrastructure challenges. In fact, it’s much more than what can be done today; it’s what we’ll be able to do tomorrow. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our team. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities of this position:
• Operate CADD system, stations, plotters, printers and other equipment associated with the production of design packages.
• Work with engineers and designers within the company and with client engineers and designers to develop the design packages for environmental design and remediation projects.
• Perform design tasks required for the effective and efficient delivery of purchase and construction level drawing packages under the minimal direction of a senior designer or project manager.
• Conduct or participate in internal drawing and CADD modeling (Civil 3D) design reviews.
• Travel to project job sites as required and verify field surveys, verify site layouts and utilities, site walks, create field sketches for design work back in the office and create redline as built markups.
• Prepare civil engineering design drawings per department and company processes from inception to closure.
• Prepare drawings for compliance to CADD standards, specifications, title block & issue block requirements, and adequately prepare consistent deliverables which represents the design intent and SOW requirements.
• Prepare diagrams or exhibits, using CADD 3D-modeling software (i.e. Civil 3D), as needed for engineering and non-engineering design projects.
• Prepare calculation modeling results, using CADD 3D-modeling software (i.e. Civil 3D), including proposed/existing surface creation and comparisons, earthwork volumes (cut/fill estimations), stage-storage modeling, etc.
• Verify survey data information provided for use, modification or comparison in 3D CADD (Civil 3d) models.
• Assist in the preparation of accurate and timely engineering estimates based on review of SOW documents, specifications and client instructions.

Job Requirements

 What we’re looking for:
• Certificate from a college or technical school indicating CADD proficiency. Associate degree in Drafting/CADD or skill level equal to that training required.
• 5 years of experience in the field (i.e. civil/earthworks).
• Good working knowledge of the following software: latest versions of AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of GIS is a plus.
• Experience in operation of AutoCAD Civil 3D or similar software is a requirement for this position.
• Ability to work on and prioritize a variety of technical assignments and complete work on schedule to the satisfaction of the requestor is essential. Knowledge of safety on job sites and working on an active construction site.

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

Job Snapshot

About Us

As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

Come discover how rewarding a career with Tetra Tech can be.

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