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Civil CAD Technician

Date:  May 26, 2023

Glasgow, GB

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Req Id : 96773 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

Functions in a senior level engineering technician capacity. With minimal supervision, performs advanced functions requiring knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards and document control processes/procedures in support of creating and modifying deliverables. May provide technical guidance and direction to other engineering professionals including delegation of work assignments.

Key Responsibilities

Highly proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Civil 3D for civil engineering projects including the drafting of plans, elevations, sections and engineering details.  Development of site drainage, utility plans and grading drawings. 

Producing or amending drawings accurately and efficiently according to the design brief. Support continuous improvement.  Review of design inputs to ensure consistency. 

Ensuring that your drawings are clear, consistent, and unambiguous.

Adherence to companywide ISO 9001 quality standards, CAD standards, procedures and specific design management plans. This will include ensuring all drawings are saved in the correct locations, with correct numbering and ensuring the necessary document registers are populated and maintained.

Assist with coordination as required with other design team members to review and exchange project information necessary for design development. 

Be responsible for managing the Check-Review-Approve process of the drawings and populating the relevant document management information.

Support and work with the multinational team in UK CAD standards.

Checking for formatting issues when working with overseas CAD teams including scaling, title block issues, drawing frames, and units.

Regularly and accurately reporting the status of drawings to project management.

Basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles.

Provision of technical guidance and may provide direction to other CAD professionals.

Focuses on the needs of internal clients while understanding external client's main interests and drivers.

Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes.




Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

CAD qualification such as Diploma or Certificate (such as HND or HNC) in Drafting, Engineering Design or a Construction related course is preferred.

Typically, a minimum of 5 years related work experience. Experience in the delivery of drawings for civil engineering project developments in accordance with the pre-defined budgets, deadlines and quality requirements.

Site experience or civil consultancy experience would be an advantage, however not a prerequisite.



Autodesk Civil 3D

Autodesk AutoCAD

Proficient Communication Skills

Attention to detail

Takes initiative

Problem Solving

Time Management

Drive for Results

Customer Focus

Teamwork and team building

Capability in the use of geospatial data (i.e. GIS datasets)


Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment


Customer focus

Salary Plan

ENT: Engineering Technician

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Job Segment: Drafting, CAD, Civil Engineer, AutoCAD, Geology, Engineering

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