CAD Operator with 3+ Years’ Experience (Design Department)

CAD Operator with 3+ Years’ Experience (Design Department)

Prudent Engineering is seeking to fill a CAD Operator position in its Design Department (Albany office, Buffalo office, Rochester office, or Syracuse office) with an experienced technician who is familiar with the current versions of MicroStation and AutoCAD.

About the Firm:

Our mission: Transforming infrastructure for the next generation with passion and kindness.

We provide quality, cost-effective engineering services to state and local governments and private-sector clients across New York State and Pennsylvania. Our project portfolio features experience in bridge, highway, and structural design; condition and safety inspection; civil and site engineering support; construction inspection and administration; survey and mapping; and hydrographic services.

With over 100 full-time employees, Prudent has a staff of experienced licensed engineers and licensed land surveyors, NICET-certified/equivalent construction inspectors, trained designers, and support staff. Prudent is a company with great staff where you will want to come to work and enjoy the comradery of your colleagues. Prudent is continually looking to the staff for ways to improve the workplace and how to deliver quality service that will be a memorable experience for the clients.

Job Requirements:


•         Work closely with Design Staff to prepare engineering contract drawings (CADD drawings)

o   Draft and develop engineering contract documents as directed from engineering mark-ups, sketches, detailed drawings, and verbal direction

o   Revise/update existing engineering contract drawings as required

•         Understand and apply client CAD standards and requirements

•         Manage CAD computer files and understand CAD file interrelationships

•         Assist Design Staff in the use of CADD software, including trouble shooting of CAD issues



•      High School Diploma or Drafting/Design/Engineering Technical School Certificate

•      3+ years MicroStation and/or AutoCAD experience (New York State Department of Transportation and/or New York State Thruway Authority experience preferred)

•      Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel)

  • Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills


·        Competitive hourly rate, 401K, medical/dental insurance, and paid PTO.

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Prudent Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full time
Rochester, NY 14614, US