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Civil Designer - Water Resources

Civil Designer - Water Resources

Civil Designer - Water Resources

Matrix Design Group, Inc
Denver, CO 80202

Job details

Job Type

- Full-time
Matrix has been named by The Gazette as a 2021 Colorado Springs Best Workplace!

About Matrix:
Matrix Design Group, Inc., an employee-owned planning, engineering and environmental consulting firm is actively seeking a Civil Designer in Water Resources in our Colorado Springs and Denver offices. As an employee-owned company we are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, respect and excellence.

Our strengths of service, innovation, and skill are a result of that belief. We have a friendly, collegial, cooperative atmosphere and offer a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance; holiday, vacation and sick leave; training and education; 401(k) and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Matrix employees are encouraged to participate in employee wellness programs, social committees and community outreach programs. We strive to employ highly motivated people with excellent communication and applied problem-solving skills who desire to advance their talents and skills.

Salary Range:
$64,000.00 to $80,000.00 Annually. Salary will be dependent upon experience.

Job Summary:
Responsible for providing engineering support to our water resources group by assisting with various engineering. Discipline involves preparing routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches, diagrams, and exhibits. You will collaborate with a team of engineers and landscape architects to deliver complex riverine, stormwater, watershed master planning, and water/wastewater projects.

Essential Functions:
  • Proficiency with Civil 3D including corridor modeling surface creation, grading and drainage, channel corridors, alignments and profiles
  • Completes assigned tasks including 2D and 3D model development, site grading, plotting, and drafting. Works closely with engineers to prepare engineering drawings from rough sketches using CAD software programs
  • Revises or changes drawings and completes calculations
  • Understands and follows the company's standard CAD procedures
  • Quality checks design work to ensure plans are complete and accurate
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with other employees
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Strong problem-solving abilities, identifies and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate changes effectively
  • Strong quality management skills, looks for ways to improve and promote quality, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to work independently, think critically and proactively, and work efficiently in a team oriented fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage a wide range of responsibilities in a flexible manner
  • Willingness to assist with a wide range of projects and work with multiple project managers
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None.

Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree or certification in CAD or equivalent job experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Experience with general civil drafting, surface development/manipulation, creating alignments, profiles and cross sections, civil plan set preparation
  • Proficient with AutoCAD and standard drafting practices
  • Civil 3D experience

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Matrix Design Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

The expected salary range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

Any applicant with a qualifying physical or mental disability who believes s/he requires a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should contact us at 719-575-0100 for assistance.

How to Apply:
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