CAD Drafter - MEP/Structural

Location: MA-Westwood

The CAD Drafter - MEP/Structural will join our Westwood, MA office. The CAD Drafter - MEP/Structural will collaborate with mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and structural engineering professionals and serves as an integral part of the project teams delivering engineering solutions to our clients throughout the Northeast.

At Tighe & Bond, we pride ourselves in fostering a continuous learning environment where our employees can grow and thrive. Our friendly company culture is small enough to celebrate personal milestones and recognize individuals for their contributions, yet big enough to provide our employees with opportunities to work on large, complex projects. We are committed to the well-being of our employees, the communities where we work, and the environment in which we live.


  • 2-5 years of experience in CAD design and drafting
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD MEP and Revit, including but not limited to:
    • Use of x-references, layer management, and MEP 3-D tools in AutoCAD
    • Linked models, copy monitoring, workset and view template management, and family creation in Revit
  • Diploma or Certificate in technical drafting or equivalent practical training
  • Basic understanding of, and strong technical skills in, development of plan sets in the vertical construction disciplines
  • Strong attention to detail, good interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate verbally and in writing  
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others


  • Handle multiple designing and drafting assignments concurrently
  • Initial set-up and organization of plan/drawing sets in both AutoCAD MEP and Revit platforms
  • Create drawings and models from written and verbal specifications
  • Thoroughly review completed drafting assignments for accuracy, completeness, quality and conformance with company drafting standards
  • Assist design / drafting for:
    • Mechanical disciplines including HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, and process piping systems
    • Electrical disciplines including power, lighting, low voltage, and telecommunications systems
    • Architectural building systems
    • Structural building systems
  • Working closely with other design staff, engineers, and project managers to obtain project information and ensure drawings are accurate and complete
  • As experience is gained, recommend minor design changes and assist in technology upgrade recommendations and implementation

Our best-in-class compensation and benefits package includes competitive salaries, profit sharing, an employee wellness program, a generous health care plan, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, ESOP, 401(k) plan, PTO, internal training and professional development, student loan repayment, and a tuition reimbursement program.

Tighe & Bond is a growing, well-established, employee-owned, engineering and environmental consulting firm with 420 employees. A Top 10 New England ENR design firm, Tighe & Bond was recognized by Civil Engineering News and Zweig Group as one of the "Best Firms" to work for in the country. Our team of engineers, scientists, planners, and other professionals provide creative solutions for critical challenges that impact water resources, wetlands, the environment, climate change, and sustainability from twelve regional offices across Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and New York. The firm offers employees an inviting mid-size company culture, and an opportunity to develop a rewarding career that can have an impact on the environmental development of the Northeast region.

Tighe & Bond is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws.

Tighe & Bond
Westwood, MA 02090, US
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