CAD Technician 396 at Dragados USA in NORFOLK, Virginia

Posted in Other 22 days ago.

Job Description:

Founded in 1941, Dragados is a primary construction arm of ACS Group, consistently ranked first overall on the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 250 International Contractors List. Dragados is an industry leader in delivering all types of major infrastructure projects and has a proven track record of completing some of the largest, most complex, and first-of-their kind projects in the U.S. and across the globe. In North America alone, Dragados has experience delivering more than $40 billion worth of major infrastructure projects within the last 10 years and is currently ranked #5 in transportation and #31 overall on ENR's 2022 Top 400 Contractors list.

The Hampton Roads Connector Partners JV (HRCP) consisting of VINCI Construction, Dragados, and Flatiron has been selected to construct the $3.3BN Design Build project -the largest civil construction contract ever awarded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

The project scope across a 9-mile section of the I-64 will include: a new 3.5-mile bridge-tunnel crossing that will accommodate a total of 8 lanes of capacity across the water, replacement of the existing marine approach bridges and the addition of a third lane on I-64 in each direction. The twin 45 diameter 1.5-mile tunnels will be bored by TBM, creating the second largest TBM tunnel opening for a TBM in North America.

Position Summary:

The position of CAD Technician involves the issuance of methods drawings as per the set standards and QHSE Policies to be used in construction project.

Principal / Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares means and methods drawings on the construction methods, sequence of works, temporary works, formwork definition as well as lifting operations and logistic issues, including scaffolding and accesses

  • Ensure that all the Requirements from Employers and any parties are met and that no objections can be provided to the permanent construction

  • Ensure that the drawings are developed using the workflows set in the CADD Manual

  • Ensure that those drawings are compliant with the required standards by using designated softwares (AutoCAD, 2D, 3D and Autodesk Civil 3D)

  • Work closely with other departments and engineers

  • Integrate quality and safety measurements and prevent any risks in the execution methods and sequence drawings

  • Report about the progress of the design development

  • Circulate the drawings to the design or construction team for their further review and upon review, integrate the received comments through issuance of reviewed drawings

  • Train and mentor junior drafters

  • Assist the engineering department on creating standards, libraries and templates

  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as Draftsman/CAD Designer in the construction industry and in infrastructure works (roadway, bridge, tunnel, etc.).

  • Minimum 2 years' experience using AutoCAD and Autodesk Civil 3D software.

  • Minimum 1 year experience on Formwork, Work Sequences and Construction Methods drawings.


  • Associate or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.

  • Experience in infrastructure 3D Modeling such as: building pads, alignment and profile design, roadway modeling, DTM modeling, drainage, cross sections and quantity take-offs.

  • Experience with Microstation GEOPAK SS4 or Bentley Openroads designer.

  • Knowledge or experience in BIM software, such as Revit, Navisworks or Synchro.

  • Previous experience in tunneling projects and/or large infrastructure projects.


  • Comprehensive compensation package

  • Health Insurance/Dental Insurance/Vision Insurance

  • Employer Paid Life Insurance and AD&D

  • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise; employment in this job is an "at will" employment relationship.

Dragados USA Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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