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Burns & McDonnell Staff Drafting Technician - Transportation in Dallas, Texas


Burns & McDonnell is looking for a Drafting Technician join the Transportation Global Practice in Dallas, Texas. Burns & McDonnell is a 100% employee-owned firm that is consistently named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The chosen candidate will work under the guidance of experienced engineers and designers in each of our transportation subgroups: highway, rail, bridge, and drainage.

The Drafting Technician will work in an integrated design team to perform the following duties:

  • Assist technical teams of designers and engineers to produce quality construction documents for our clients

  • Assist in developing computer-aided drafting design solutions and documentation

  • Adhere to company and client drafting standards and procedures

  • Prepare new engineering drawings of basic components from specific sketches or layouts

  • Revise existing engineering drawings per the project’s specific need

  • Assist in continuous drafting detail improvement efforts

  • Research solutions to project concerns and present solutions to design-related problems

  • Provide support to entry level staff

  • Demonstrate leadership skills in achieving the Vision & Values of the Transportation Global Practice

  • Assist in all other duties as assigned

An Ideal Candidate is Someone Who:

  • Shows strong analytical & problem-solving skills

  • Prioritizes the ability to meet deadlines and budget

  • Portrays excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Characterizes the eagerness to learn, grow, and develop within the field


  • Associate degree in Computer Aided Drafting & Design

  • Minimum 1 to 5 years of related experience

  • Basic level of experience in CADD plan production for Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) preferred

  • Basic knowledge and experience in multiple CADD programs such as:

  • MicroStation V8i

  • Power GeoPAK & OpenRoads

  • AutoCAD & Civil 3D

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs such as:

  • Word

  • Excel

  • PowerPoint

  • Outlook

  • Basic knowledge and experience in portable document format (PDF) programs such as:

  • Bluebeam

  • Adobe Acrobat


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-TX-Dallas

Other Locations US-TX-Austin

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.

We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 192600



Equal Employment Policy: It is the policy of Burns & McDonnell to offer equal opportunity in all areas of employment to all qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other classes protected by applicable law. View our EEO policy statements.

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