CAD Designer / Drafter

Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth | US-TX-Frisco
ID 2024-5887
Civil Engineering
Position Type
Public Infrastructure


CAD Designer / Drafter

Westwood Professional Services, Inc.


Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Designer/Drafter to join our team in Fort Worth, TX or Frisco, TX. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. This team member will be performing plan production for civil engineering projects related to Transportation and Public Infrastructure. We are seeking two (2) year technical/associates degree OR two to five (2-5) years of experience as a CAD Technician.


Come join a Top Rated engineering firm, we are rated best place to work in 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilizes computer aided drafting, design software and various other computer software packages to assist in the preparation of construction details, design plans, reports, and meeting exhibits.
  • Transfers information in numerical, written and sketched, or electronic format from engineering markups and computer files to final plans and maps.
  • Visualizes and illustrates concept or designs in 2 or 3 dimensions.
  • Performs tasks under close supervision or from detail procedures.

Required Skills

  • Proficient in specialized civil design applications for AutoCAD and/or MicroStation software.
  • Proficient in other widely used computer applications (i.e., Microsoft Office).
  • Basic knowledge of computer file directories and use.
  • Knowledge of TxDOT and standard civil construction plans, details, and related documents,
  • Fundamental understanding of a variety of basic civil engineering principles and design procedures including but not limited to drainage, pipe hydraulics, storm water detention, roadway and pavement layout grading, earthwork computations, water and wastewater systems, storm water pollution prevention, etc.
  • Able to assist in the preparation of construction quantity and cost estimates.

Required Experience

  • 2 year technical/associates degree OR 2-5 years of experience as a CAD Technician (or equivalent)
  • High School graduate or GED

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

At Westwood, our purpose is to create a better world for people through our work. We transform the energy grid, design resilient infrastructure, and develop communities that will flourish today and for future generations. With over 50 years of experience and a legacy of innovation, we stand at the forefront of our industry, dedicated to understanding the unique needs of the markets we serve.

Our approach revolves around people. We are committed to building a culture that attracts, retains, and develops high performers. Our team values relationships, innovation, dedication, initiative, and growth. We believe fostering a collaborative “One Team” mentality yields superior outcomes in everything we do.


We customize our technical capabilities and geographic reach to meet our clients where they are and help them realize their vision. We are partners in our clients’ success, driving to provide solutions that make a lasting difference. Safety, sustainability, and operational excellence are not just facets of our work; they are intrinsic to our identity, guiding every decision we make.


We are deeply invested in the communities we serve. Through our projects and giving-back initiatives, we enrich the lives of those we serve, engage others within our industry, and create a lasting impact on communities around the world. To us, success transcends the completion of projects; it is reflected in the lives we have positively impacted by our work.


Join us in creating a better world.


In 2023, Zweig Group ranked Westwood nationally at #12 and #30, respectively, on its Hot Firms and Best Firms to Work for lists. Zweig also awarded Westwood two national 2nd place awards for Marketing Excellence. Westwood was recently recognized as #79 in the ENR Top 500 Firms in 2023. The firm consistently ranks on the industry's top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement in award-winning projects nationwide.


Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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