Washington DC, MD 20001

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Cg198391316 Compensation: $17-22 / hour

Job Description

Title: CAD Drafter
Location: DC/Northern VA
Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S. 
As a contract employee of Sterling Engineering, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

This position is responsible for the creation of baseline drawings for engineering designs in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation platform.  Applications are predominantly related to civil engineering fields.  This position is responsible for understanding and completing drawings in client specifications.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Converting MicroStation drawings to AutoCAD and manipulating layers
  • Creating baseline drawings of existing client facilities overlaid on proposed civil design files (provided by client)
  • Interpreting client facility maps and placing facilities in AutoCAD drawings
  • Interpreting client reports regarding rights of way, easements and environmental site investigations and placing the required information into a baseline drawing
  • Modifying drawings as directed by engineer or design coordinator
  • Provide as-built mark ups of main gas pipelines
  • Taking measurements in the field and prepare for drafting

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Strong work ethic with desire to work in a production environment
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 


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