CAD Drafter
GTS - Los Angeles, CA

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The CAD/GIS Designer will prepare drawings and exhibits for design, permitting, land acquisition, operation, maintenance, and construction of gas and electric systems. The CAD/GIS Designer may be responsible to review as-built documentation for accuracy and report findings. The CAD/GIS Designer is also responsible to maintain historical drawing files for the designated life of the project.

Requires Associate’s degree or CAD/GIS Certification or a minimum of two years’ experience



  • Prepare design drawings with plan, section and detail format or plan and profile as designated by the engineering team
  • Prepare sketches of details not included on existing drawings to accurately reflect as-installed field conditions
  • Prepare drawings, forms, maps, and lists based on approved details provided by designers and engineers
  • Use AutoCAD to create pipeline alignment sheets, exhibits and permit drawings used to construct pipeline projects
  • Provide quality control for practicality and constructability of designs
  • Maintain excellent project communication with continuously changing tools and processes
  • Meet required deadlines and exceed client expectations
  • Complete job summary and construction notes for review by project engineers
  • Prepare exhibits for planning/permitting purposes
  • Meet required deadlines and exceed client expectations
  • Work closely with other workgroups at our clients place of business and GTS offices


  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2014 (2D & 3D)
  • ArcGIS and Microstation understanding desired
  • Proficient use of MS Outlook, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be a self-starter and work independently with conflicting deadlines
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent computer knowledge of Microsoft programs and AutoCAD applications
  • Problem solving and critical-thinking skills in designing engineering plans
  • Provide quality drawings by independent and peer review
  • Effective Communication – Written and Verbal
  • Attentive to detail and precision
  • Takes pride in their work
  • Utility Business understanding desired
  • Reading and understanding maps, plat maps, as-builts, construction drawings and gas service records for existing condition interpolation

This position resides in the Los Angeles, CA office
5% travel time is expected

Compensation will consist of base salary, retirement package (Safe Harbor 401k and profit sharing), comprehensive health, dental and vision benefits, life insurance, vacation, sick pay and paid holidays.

Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

It is the continuing policy of GTS, Inc. to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, or veteran status. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors.