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Entry to Mid-Level CAD Designer

FOCUS Engineering & Surveying
4.3 out of 5
Midvale, UT 84047
$18 - $20 an hour - Full-time


Midvale, UT 84047

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account

Full job description

This is NOT a remote position.

Join our 2022 Top Workplace Team as a CAD Designer

At FOCUS Engineering & Surveying, we believe in being the best at customer service & we are passionate about our client’s success, both externally & internally. We are a local engineering firm founded on the idea of Building a Better Place; a Better Place within ourselves, a Better Place to work, & a Better Place in our community.

If you treasure the feeling of being a part of a community & being a part of something bigger than just a job, have a drive for personal growth & improvement, thrive by being challenged, find joy in working hard towards something meaningful, have a passion for learning, and embody core values of integrity, grit, & teamwork – you will feel at home with a career at FOCUS, in a place where you will be valued and appreciated. To be a part of FOCUS is to be an integral part of something better.

What we bring to the table:

  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Generous Healthcare premium contribution through Select Health, with HSA matching contributions
  • Access to dental, vision, life, and other insurance benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with matching contribution
  • Employee recognition
  • Employee & Family Engagement Activities
  • Fulfilling & genuine work environment


  • Solid analytical, conceptual, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with all levels of personnel, including leadership, as well as clients.
  • Eagerness to work and thrive in a team environment.
  • Willingness to be a team player & to contribute as a team to address project needs. May be required to perform administrative type duties as required, i.e., copying and collating plans and preparing/delivering submittals.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision.
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet client-imposed project deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, BlueBeam, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or Revit in any engineering or architectural discipline is preferred.
  • Openness to follow company CAD drafting standards and procedures.
  • Buy-in & commitment to the FOCUS core ideologies.
  • Work from our Midvale office (NO REMOTE OPTION).


  • Utilizing great communication & inter-departmental teamwork, organize information to create a final construction drawing package on the wide array of projects that FOCUS engineers.
  • Employing technical prowess, provide general CAD drafting support for licensed civil engineers on staff to produce construction drawings, civil engineering design, and production architectural plans.
  • Harnessing thoroughness & integrity, ensure that design deliverables meet municipal codes and requirements.
  • Being the last line of defense for accuracy & quality, hold yourself to high standards & exercise extreme ownership to work within our defined QA/QC review process to assure project success.
  • With commitment to being the best at customer service & having passion for our client’s success, be their advocate to help them efficiently navigate municipality approval.
  • Build relationships with Project Managers & Professional Engineers to collaborate & problem-solve on architectural and structural projects.
  • With clear & concise communication, coordinate information and provide updates to production architectural plans as requested by the owner and prepare permit package plan submittals.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour


8-10-hour day shift

Monday to Friday, No weekends

Overtime Available

All employment offers are contingent upon acceptable drug screening, clean motor vehicle record, and criminal background check.

Focus Engineering & Surveying is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer and employment selection decisions are based upon merit, qualifications, and abilities. FOCUS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

Notice to External Search Firms: FOCUS Engineering and Surveying does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. FOCUS engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Midvale, UT 84047: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • In what way would you like to improve yourself professionally this year?


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Revit: 1 year (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work Location: In person