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CAD Technician
Job Category:CAD Design
Requisition Code:2019-SPT-003
Location:Southpointe, PA
FT / PT / TempFull Time
Hours Per Week40 hours


GAI Consultants is currently seeking a CAD Operator who is capable of learning survey nomenclature, able to work with drawing files using external references, and layouts. Experience with .tin files, deed work, or Civil 3D preferred. Applicant must have intermediate to advanced computer skills. Proficiency in Computer Drafting software is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create drawings and maps using CAD software and related software
  • Meet with users to define drawing needs and project requirements
  • Gather and integrate data from field crews and other sources, and determine how best the information can be displayed using CAD
  • Compile data from a variety of sources
  • Enter new map data including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevations, topography, and map scales
  • Operate and maintain system hardware, software, plotter, printer etc.
  • Move, copy, delete and add files, drawings and maps
  • Present information to users and answer questions


  • Associates Degree in AutoCAD Drafting preferred
  • 1-3 years relevant experience
  • Must be flexible with work hours
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience preferred

  • Physical Demands and/or Other Job Information (if applicable):
    • Ability to lift and carry between 25 and 50 lbs routinely
    • Ability to walk for lengthy periods
    • Working in all weather conditions (extreme heat, cold, etc.)
    • Able to do physically demanding work

    Join GAI and make your mark among a team of engineering, planning, and environmental consultants that provides innovative solutions to energy, transportation, development, government, and industrial clients worldwide. 60+ years strong and 100-percent employee owned, GAI is the right place for talented and motivated individuals who seek to distinguish themselves in a company poised for unlimited growth.