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Highway CAD Designer

  • Job reference: NA-002010
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Orlando
Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our office in Orlando, FL as a Highway CAD Designer.



Major Function/Role:
  • Responsible for applying engineering fundamentals to engineering design and producing drawings in support of conceptual improvement plan projects
  • Develops, organizes and prepares a variety of complex layouts, drawings and designs from written or verbal specifications, or from rough or detailed sketches and/or drawings made by technical professionals, converting paper documents into computerized files
  • Uses CAD to redesign, modify or otherwise edit existing designs
  • May also prepare graphic presentations to support feasibility studies and Client initiatives


Job Duties:
  • Performs full time work in the client’s office, and must be able to communicate well with others
  • Communicate and coordinate meetings as well as work well in a team environment with other consultants in the client’s office
  • Have time management and organizational skills as the individual will be involved in multiples projects operating on multiple schedules
  • Gathers and consolidates existing as-built, survey, aerial, alignment, topographic, and DGN information
  • Maintains and develops file directories.
  • Produces exhibits, KML files and helps finalize documentation of all drawings
  • Stays up-to-date on FDOT CAD standards, software and processes
  • Serves as a Client resource for implementing 3D design



Education & Experience:


  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in the production of drawings in support of transportation design projects
  •  Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) plans production experience and familiarity with FDOT Policy and Procedures, including FDOT CADD Manual, FDOT Design Manual (FDM) and FDOT Standard Plans
  • Must have a High school diploma (or equivalent), engineering study or course work a plus


Special Skills:


  • MicroStation
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • AutoTurn
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with GIS systems and working with data layers, analysis and map production preferred but is not required.
Professional Registrations:
  • None


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer
committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:



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