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Stantec Civil Drafter in RENO, Nevada

Civil Drafter - ( 210000UP )


Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is actively seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Civil Drafter to join our growing Community Development practice in Reno, Nevada. As you begin your career, you will use your technical education and competencies in a consulting engineering role to prepare plans, specifications, and estimates for civil facilities (structures, grading, roadways, drainage improvements, other support utilities, etc.), and assist with the implementation of these facilities on of a wide variety of projects (residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, recreational, etc.). We will provide you with the opportunity to work in a dynamic team setting as you work under the supervision and mentorship of experienced professionals.

The selected candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills, solid technical design competence, and exceptional interpersonal communication skills.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Perform technical tasks on projects under the supervision of the Project Manager or Project Engineer.

  • Prepare plans for civil infrastructure improvements and structural elements.

  • Coordination and communication with other engineers/consultants, agency staff, client representatives, and/or other team members.

  • Assist with processing preliminary plans and construction documents through various agencies to obtain approvals and construction permits.

  • Assist with the preparation of Engineers Opinion of Probable Cost.

  • Assist with the preparation of Technical Specifications and Special Provision documents for bidding and construction.

  • Perform field observation and prepare record documents of “As – Constructed” facilities.

  • Follow safe work practices and adhere to Company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency and flexibility to work in both a team atmosphere and independent environment.

  • Commitment to contribute in an organization where client service is a top priority.

  • Strong proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Familiarity with structural plan preparation and nomenclature.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 2-3 years of related experience.

  • Associates Degree in Technical Drafting or similar.

Typical office environment includes working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Nevada-Reno

Job : Computer-Aided Design (CAD)

Organization : BC-2042 Community Development-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Apr 15, 2021, 10:40:23 AM

Req ID: 210000UP

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans