Stantec System

CAD Technician

Location US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-Lynnwood
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/14/2018 11:33 AM)
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Buildings Engineering

Your Opportunity

We put the engine in buildings engineering. Intelligent design. Innovative execution. These are the elements of buildings engineering that rev us up. With decades of experience under our belts, we’re achieving remarkable results with our work in building technologies, energy, and environmental performance. Our team of interdisciplinary engineers works collaboratively with clients to design buildings and processes that are on track for safety, performance, and sustainability.


Join a dynamic team that balances competing project interests with creativity and efficiency for a smooth ride every time. Together, we can accelerate towards a brighter future.


Stantec's Seattle office is looking for a CAD Technician to join their growing team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in mechanical systems, with the flexibility to support other practice groups as well.

Your Duties

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Sets up new CAD drawings and maintains file structure for projects.
  • Works with project managers and technical design staff to prepare drawing documentation.
  • May work in Revit or AutoCAD (MEP) on 3D projects.
  • Creates electronic data files in compliance with Stantec and client requirements.
  • Converts redlines to document-ready work.
  • Publishes, posts, and manages drawing sets.
  • Maintains drawing revisions.
  • Adds insight and makes recommendations to add efficiencies and value to CAD and BIM production.
  • Increases technical and project knowledge by proactively identifying and participating in training opportunities.
  • Attends in-house project meetings.
  • Actively participates in meetings, initiatives, and projects that support studio and firm-wide goals.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Certificate from technical college, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiarity with Buildings Information Modeling programs, including Revit MEP.
  • Strong working knowledge of recent versions of AutoCAD and Revit and how it is applied within the built environment.
  • Client-centric, can-do approach to project work and assignments.
  • Familiarity with methods of design to support the architectural/engineering field.
  • High level of initiative, with ability to synthesize new technologies, industry trends, and client needs to make recommendations and initiative changes that add efficiency and value.
  • Ability to multi-task and synthesize multiple data points and instructions to timely produce accurate deliverables.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards for mechanical, electrical and/or structural design.

Auxiliary Qualifications:
Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.

  • Related experience in the architectural/engineering/contractor industry. Familiarity with mechanical, electrical and/or structural design within the built environment is preferred.
  • Certifications relevant to the position.

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