Civil CAD Technician

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your strengths and support various projects while further developing your CAD drafting and design skills?

AMI Consulting Engineers, PA is seeking an experienced Civil CAD Technician/Designer to join our Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MN office. The qualified candidate will provide drafting services/construction document production utilizing AutoDesk Civil 3D software for preparing moderately complex drawings while working independently on projects related to civil, utilities, marine, structural, and site development.  The ideal candidate should be driven towards superior client service and can work independently and in accordance with established CAD standards and procedures.  The Civil CAD Technician/Designer candidate should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, with impeccable follow through while taking ownership in every project presented. This candidate should also be team oriented and helpful in their disposition. 


  • Associate/Technical degree or certification in civil technology or related field
  • 5+ years of progressive drafting and design experience preferred
  • Experience developing, using and interpreting construction and site development plans
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Software
  • Well versed in AutoCAD and Civil 3D (knowledge of other Autodesk products preferred, but not required)
  • Demonstrated ability to produce construction documents
  • Ability to conduct field work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter that is deadline driven
  • Flexible work schedule to support project implementation
  • Enjoys an ever changing, fast paced work environment
  • Positive attitude, with a high work ethic
  • Acceptable driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and Experience of all types of surveys (ALTA/NSPS, Boundary, Topographic, Easements and Construction Staking)
  • Erosion control inspection training and experience
  • Experience preparing cost estimates for feasibility and construction projects
  • Experience preparing construction documents, including drawings and specifications
  • Basic knowledge of GIS
  • Knowledge of engineering principals
  • Construction observation experience

About AMI:

AMI Consulting Engineers is a leading marine, civil, and structural engineering firm that was established in 2006.  AMI provides large company capabilities in a small company atmosphere.  At AMI, we maintain a standard of excellence with our high level of professionalism, quality control, and uncompromised service upheld throughout all of our projects.  Offices and located in: Superior, WI, Virginia, MN, Minneapolis/Saint Paul, MN and Pensacola, FL.  AMI is a company that knows our employees by name and believes in work/life balance.  AMI has a flexible work environment and is seeking a candidate that has a “can-do” attitude and enjoys a challenge. 


Wage and benefits package is dependent upon qualifications and experience of candidate. This position is eligible for the full company benefits package including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Group Health Insurance
  • Simple IRA Plan
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Profit Sharing
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Personal Leave

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