Civil 3D CAD Technician (Civil & Infrastructure)

The 3D CAD Technician must work safely and productively in an office setting and on various sized Civil and Infrastructure project sites. A successful candidate in this role must be highly motivated and willing to complete any task assigned, along with performing the essential duties of the 3D CAD Technician position. All employees are expected to communicate, build relationships with other team members and use good judgment at all times. The 3D CAD Technician is expected to have the ability to perform all duties of the positions preceding it in its specific career path, while being responsible and accountable to complete any other tasks assigned.

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Training & Certifications


  • Drivers License (Class C)
  • AAS Diploma (Construction / Engineering)


  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • BAS Diploma (Constructon / Engineering)
  • CM-BIM Certification



  • Intermediate level Autodesk Civil 3D
  • Detail Orientation (Ability to pay attention to details in order to follow instructions and execute work in accordance to specifications and safety / quality standards)
  • Interpreting GPS road maps
  • Analyzing & interpreting construction documents & other technical documents
  • Measuring & calculating areas & volumes precisely
  • Working independently with minimal supervision
  • Intermediate level planning / organizing (Ability to plan / schedule work one month in advance and communicate and delegate work tasks to the team while handling multiple projects simultaneously)
  • Intermediate level communication (Reading, writing, analyzing & presenting procedural manuals, business correspondence, reports, internal / customer presentations, etc.)
  • Intermediate level mathematics (2D / 3D geometry, percentages, ratios, basic trigonometry)
  • Advanced level reasoning (Ability to be given a desired outcome of complex task(s) with multiple variables and understand / execute the necessary steps, tools and resources to complete the task)
  • Computer typing at a rate of 50 WPM
  • Basic level Microsoft Excel
  • Basic level Bluebeam Revu
  • Intermediate level Autodesk Navisworks
  • Basic level Topcon Pocket 3D
  • Basic level Topcon 3D Office


  • Advanced level Autodesk Civil 3D
  • Knowledge of soil conditions & earthmoving
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Excel
  • Intermediate level Bluebeam Revu
  • Intermediate level Topcon Pocket 3D
  • Intermediate level Topcon 3D Office
  • Intermediate level Topcon Magnet Suite


  • Communicate with field personnel collecting as-built data and incorporate collected data into ongoing as-built model
  • Communicate with Virtual Design Manager to establish model “substantial completion” deadlines
  • Create accurate models from contract documents and incorporate available reference models / drawings to assist with modeling and issue discovery
  • Generate accurate QTO reports
  • Generate various output file formats (.dwg, .pdf, .ifc, etc.) from model as needed
  • Identify and report conflicts, constructability issues, and value engineering opportunities to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • Incorporate pertinent object level data / details as governed by Wayne Brothers VDC Group Standard Operating Procedures
  • Maintain models to incorporate changes in the contract documents, construction methods, sequence, etc.
  • Maintain record of time spent on each project and cost code modeling time accordingly
  • Publish models ready for construction to field GPS machine control computers and rovers
  • Publish models ready for review / construction to applicable model viewing tools
  • Utilize clash detection methods and/or visual inspection to ensure model accuracy and completeness before and after publication

Physical Working Conditions


  • Adjusting focus of eyes to bring an object into sharp focus
  • Using depth perception to judge distances and spatial relationships
  • Light physical activity performing non-strenuous work activities
  • Reaching with arms, grabbing / handling items and using fingers to perceive the attributes of objects and materials
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Talking and hearing
  • Using peripheral vision to observe areas that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point
  • Using vision to clearly view and perceive objects at 20 feet or more of distance
  • Using vision to identify and distinguish colors
  • Walking
  • Working 40-60 hours per week
  • Working indoors in a conditioned space with adequate ventilation
  • Working in moderate quiet environment


  • Exposure to air contamination (i.e., dust, fume, smoke, toxic conditions, disagreeable odors, etc.)
  • Exposure to fumes or airborne particles
  • Exposure to moderate noise levels
  • Kneeling, bending or crawling
  • Tasting and smelling
  • Walking and riding on uneven terrain
  • Wearing personal protective equipment
  • Working outdoors exposed to extreme temperatures & weather conditions


  • Traveling by land or air & staying out of town overnight
  • Working in extreme quiet environment
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