CAD Designer

Salary: $23.22 - $33.414/hr
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Crested Butte / Gunnison, CO
Publish Date: Posted June 30, 2022
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SGM is seeking a full-time highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter CAD Designer in Gunnison, Colorado. The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to live, work, and play in Western Colorado. This position includes Civil 3D (C3D) work for projects related to land development, traffic/transportation, drainage, utility, and water/wastewater systems for private and municipal clients. Typical projects will require the generation of construction plan sets in accordance the with design and drafting standards of various review agencies. Typical elements of these projects include site layout, storm drainage, roads, and pathways, grading plans, concrete and asphalt hardscape design including curb, gutter, sidewalks, utility infrastructure, water, sewer, and storm sewer systems, and erosion and sediment control plans.

Primary duties and responsibilities of this position are:

  • Prepare complete sets of civil construction drawings using C3D, including sheet setup, plans, profiles, notes, and details
  • Work with Engineers to design and layout a project using C3D upon receiving sufficient design information
  • Manage digital files per company standards
  • Produce plans that conform to company design and drafting standards, minimizing QA/QC review time
  • Generate plans from scratch as well as handle redlines from engineers and project managers
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with CAD drafting and design; minimum of 2 years of C3D design experience
  • Knowledge of earthwork calculations
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team to successfully deliver projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Ability to work independently when needed and be self-motivated

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with alignments, surfaces, corridors, and pipe networks


In addition to living and playing in a beautiful mountain community, SGM employees enjoy a variety of benefits at work, including:

Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Time
Paid Parental Leave
401(k) plan with Employer Match
Cafeteria Plan
Incentive Compensation Program
Flexible Work Schedule
Life and Short/Long-term Disability Insurance
Educational Opportunities – host forums and lunchtime seminars, send employees to classes, workshops, tuition reimbursement, etc.

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