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David Evans and Associates Mid-Level Bridge CAD Drafter in Bellevue, Washington

DEA is adding a Mid-Level Bridge CAD Drafter to its Puget Sound Bridge Group. The successful candidate will work with a team of engineers and be responsible for providing CAD drafting and design during the planning, design and construction of transportation structures (bridges, tunnels, retaining walls and hydraulic structures). Structure types typically consist of reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete and steel. The successful candidate will assist engineers by demonstrating leadership and initiative to provide sheet lists, detailing estimates, and full sets of working drawings for large and small projects. Experience with Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) CAD standards is preferred. Preferred office locations are Olympia, Bellevue, Seattle, or Tacoma, WA. Other duties include: Initiate the production of plan sets to include standard drawings and engineering details. Perform research, as required, to ensure the use of the most recent standard drawings as issued by DOT\'s and municipalities. Perform red-line changes to contract drawings. Set up and maintain standard drawing files and adhere to company drafting standards as applicable to each project. Manage the execution of work assignments within an allocated budget. Review all work for completeness and accuracy and adhere to schedule and quality expectations established by contract and industry standards. Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in transportation structure CAD drafting/design. Associates Degree in Drafting and Design Technology or related field. Must be organized, detail-oriented, and work well under tight deadlines. Desire and willingness to work in a team-based environment that involves coordination with multiple design disciplines and offices. Highly proficient in Microstation V8i and Power InRoads V8i Highly proficient in AutoCAD and Civil 3D Experience with ProjectWise Explorer Knowledge of civil design and survey Solid understanding of bridge systems and ability to develop preliminary layouts and details with minimal direction. Good communication skills, both verbal and written Ability to work with project staff in remote offices Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution Support for continuing education and training opportunities Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals Potential salary range for this position is \$30.00-\$45.00 per hour, depending on experience and location Hybrid friendly work schedule Structural Engineering jobs with DEA This structural design position is part of our Transportation Business Unit that focuses on four markets; Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, and Construction Engineering. The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today\'s transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow\'s growth. Our Structures group serves not only to support our transportation clients but also supports several private industrial and commercial clients. These projects are fast paced and require unique applications of structural engineering principles and theory. As