Senior Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician

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Oregon Department of Transportation
Salem, OR, United States

Phone: 5037799733
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Senior Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician


Bend, OR 


$4,103 - $6,364

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Job Description:

Engineering Specialist 3 – Senior Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) Technician
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Region 4
Technical Center - Roadway/Hydro Design Unit

Salary Range: $4,103 - $6,364

The role:  

Bring your engineering experience and join our team as a senior computer aided design and drafting (CADD) technician! In this role, you will use decision making abilities to perform design work and specialized drafting for a wide variety of applications. You will also develop, manage and maintain unit CADD files. Apply today!

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for our positions and hope you will join us on our path to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are an agency that embraces social equity through our values, strategic planning, and actions. Leaning into our equity priorities means we continually examine what we do, the impact we have, and our progress toward weaving social equity into who we are. To learn more about our social equity commitments, visit our Social Equity website

A day in the life:

  • Use conventional equipment or advanced computer software (Microstation, Inroads, Adobe, ArcMap, gINT) to draft complex engineering geology, geotechnical, environmental, bridge, hydraulic and roadway engineering projects.

  • Prepare drawings that show complete detail of locations and placement of design elements that conform to standards.

  • Maintain close coordination with designers throughout the preparation of plans.

  • Review plans for lack of design details based on past or gained experience and report deficiencies to the attention of the supervisor, lead worker or designer.

  • Prepare less complex designs and engineer’s estimates for engineering geology, geotechnical and bridge engineering which includes gathering background information and preparing quantities for estimates.

  • Develop, detail and draft new and revised drawings from free sketches and verbal or written direction.

  • Perform drafting for technical reports and other technical publications prepared by the Geo/Bridge/Environmental Unit.

  • Mentor and assist personnel in drafting, CADD skills and procedures.

  • Hybrid remote work options available! Work is performed in an office environment and requires occasional field work and travel.

  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email

What’s in it for you:

  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, hybrid remote work opportunities, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.

  • Live, work and play in Bend, Oregon!

What we need:

Five and one-half years (66 months) of sub-professional engineering experience.


An associate's degree in engineering technology from a recognized community college or technical school of engineering and four years of experience directly related to engineering.


An equivalent combination of education and experience (such as a bachelor’s degree in engineering plus two and one-half years’ engineering experience).

Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.

What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward! Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position. 

  • Proficiency in using conventional equipment or advanced computer software to draft complex engineering projects.

  • Skills in developing and reviewing digital plans for the construction of transportation or other public works projects.

  • Experience developing, detailing and drafting new and revised drawings from free sketches and verbal direction.

  • Experience mentoring and assisting staff in drafting or CADD skills and procedures.

  • Experience contributing to a positive, productive, collaborative and inclusive work environment.

  • Proficiency in computer and CADD software such as Microstation, Inroads, OpenRoads, Adobe, ArcMap or gINT.

    Learn more and apply: 

    This recruitment closes at 11:59 p.m. on 10/03/22.   

    Please note that we can only accept applications through our website. 
    Questions? Call 503-910-6372 or email

    ODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer