Survey AutoCAD Technician

Hiring for: Woodinville

The Survey AutoCAD Technician drafts survey documents and interfaces with clients, and field/office personnel. The responsibilities will include reducing field data, performing calculations, copying and filing collected data. In addition, using Civil3D, the Survey AutoCAD Technician will prepare detailed drawings, maps and exhibits from sketches, point data, specifications, and written and verbal instructions.

What You Get to Do

  • Work with Project Surveyor or Professional Land Surveyor to create base maps and drawings for residential and commercial projects, including: Boundary and Topographic Surveys, ALTA Surveys, Final Plat Maps, Short Plats, Binding Site Plans, Condominium Maps, Records of Surveys, Boundary Line Adjustments, Exhitbit Maps
  • Jurisdictional research of standard plans and notes and details as required for submittal
  • Ability to conduct thorough research of legal and survey records to obtain information about property boundaries. This will include researching deeds, easements, vacations, dedications, Right of Ways, etc.
  • Reduce and plot field data to produce accurate topographic maps to reflect existing conditions of land surveyed including contours, natural features, roads, buildings, drainage courses, grade breaks, fences and other planimetric items
  • Compare survey computations with applicable standards in order to determine adequacy of data
  • Compute construction elements including but not limited to grading, roads, utilities, lot corners, native growth areas, easements, setbacks, buildings and other necessary items
  • Manage and organize data incoming from the field including digital data sets, field notes and pictures
  • Assist Project Surveyor with preparing drawing and document packages for submittals
  • Assist Survey CAD Manager with the setup and maintenance of Civil 3D standards
  • Write legal descriptions to state and local standards for easements, boundaries and rights of way under the supervision of the Project Surveyor or Professional Land Surveyor
  • Apply rotations and translations when necessary
  • Conduct Quality Control analysis
  • Work with project management and survey team to meet standards, timelines and budgets


  • Comprehensive knowledge of Civil3D and Land Development Desktop (knowledge of
  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of Land Surveying
  • Working knowledge of Leica robotic instruments, GPS and other survey equipment a plus
  • Ability to prepare and manage high quality documentation
  • Assist in educating or training staff
  • Represent LDC in a responsible manner
  • Responsible for being backup drafter for telecom/engineering projects
  • Possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Valid Washington driver’s license
  • Possess excellent rapport with management and co-workers, positive can-do attitude, excellent customer service, marketing and people skills
  • Associates degree or technical certification in a relevant field such as engineering, surveying or construction management, or experience considered sufficient to address the demands of the position
  • Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD and Civil 3D (Civil 3D experience required)
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience utilizing AutoCAD with increasing responsibility
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in civil engineering field preferred
  • LSIT certification or working toward certification preferred


LDC offers a great work environment with outstanding benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth, including:

  • Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits
    • Medical
    • HSA (Health Savings Account)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Flexible Core Work Schedule
  • 401-k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Discretionary Bonuses
  • Healthy Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive wages and opportunity for overtime.
  • Fitness Workout Room
  • Training/continuing education.
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Company events (company barbecues, family picnics, preseason Seahawk game and many more).

LDC is growing! We need self-directed, high performers, who enjoy working in an exciting environment.

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