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Designer - Civil Engineering Services (Microstation, GeoPak, InRoads)

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Engineering
  • Austin

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  • You need 7 years of experience with a degree in CAD, proficiency in Microstation, ProjectWise, GeoPak, InRoads, and Open Roads Designer is a plus. Strong communication skills, self-motivated, team player, flexible, and can work 8-5 with occasional overtime.
  • You will use software like Microstation, GeoPak, and InRoads to prepare civil engineering plans, profiles, and detail drawings. Analyze sketches, follow company standards, and update Project Managers on progress. Stay organized and adapt to varying work assignments.


  • Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design from an accredited institution of higher education
  • 7 years of experience
  • Proficient in Microstation, ProjectWise, GeoPak and/or InRoads
  • Experience with Open Roads Designer is not a requirement, but is a positive
  • Effective communications skills both oral and written skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills for interaction with colleagues, clients and public agency officials
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Ability to work interdependently within a team environment
  • Must be flexible to changes in work assignments on short notice and/or on a daily basis as changes occur in project needs
  • Must be able to work 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, with occasional overtime


  • Work from detailed sketches or off redlines to prepare plans, profiles, and detail drawings in Microstation
  • Develop construction documents showing topographical contours, elevations, profiles and cross-sections as well as develop draft design engineering drawings
  • Understand and use established company standards for drafting including layer names; line and character styles; drawings and file names for sheet layout
  • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete drawings with minimal supervision
  • Inform Project Manager(s) of progress on assigned projects and request work when needed
  • Maintain organized work area to allow access of project information by other team members
  • Flexible in work assignments and team assignments


What software programs are required for this position?

Proficiency in Microstation, ProjectWise, GeoPak, and/or InRoads is required for this position, with experience in Open Roads Designer being a positive but not required.

What educational background is required for this role?

An Associates Degree in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design from an accredited institution of higher education is required for this position.

What are the working hours for this position?

The working hours for this position are 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, with occasional overtime as needed.

What level of experience is needed for this role?

A minimum of 7 years of experience in civil engineering services is required for this position.

What communication skills are important for this role?

Effective communication skills, both oral and written, are important for interacting with colleagues, clients, and public agency officials in this role.

Our longstanding mission is to be the most respected engineering firm in our geographic and technical areas of practice.

Engineering & Construction
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Mission & Purpose

Founded in 1965, Pape-Dawson provides professional civil engineering, surveying, GIS, and environmental services for public and private clients. Our established network of professionals provides direct access to a deep bench of in-house resources spanning a wide range of disciplines, an invaluable advantage for both our clients and our employees. Pape-Dawson has provided civil engineering services for many noteworthy projects, including theme parks; educational campuses; healthcare facilities; transportation improvement projects; water and wastewater infrastructure projects; commercial land development projects; and thousands of residential projects. We take great pride in producing projects than not only impact quality of life, but also help generate economic opportunity within our communities. We acknowledge the value of our employees by providing an enlightened company culture that encourages personal growth and professional excellence, supported by state-of-the-art technology and frequent training opportunities. Employee engagement is an integral part of working at Pape-Dawson. Monthly birthday celebrations, weekly trivia and bingo, picnics, holiday parties, professional speakers, and networking opportunities are just a few of the many events employees enjoy. In addition to fostering a culture that promotes satisfaction and success, we provide our employees with a robust benefits package including a variety of insurance plan options; a generous PTO policy; impressive 401(k) match program; education and gym reimbursements; and flexible and remote work opportunities.