Permanent – CAD Designer – Competitive Pay!!

Division: Engineering

  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #486

Join our Civil/Site team and build your career alongside the best our industry has to offer. Whether facilitating a large warehousing complex, all-star sporting arena, residential development, or planning a mixed-use establishment in a downtown business district, joining will accelerate YOUR success!


  • company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • paid pregnancy disability leave
  • short- and long-term disability insurance
  • life insurance
  • a company-matched 401(k)/Roth
  • paid time off that includes parental and military leave
  • employee referral and professional license bonuses
  • a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA. 
Job Overview: 

USA Staffing Solutions is seeking a highly motivated, detailed-oriented individual that has strong AutoCAD Civil 3D skills associated with private and municipal land development, road, and/or utility design.  A CAD Designer is responsible for drafting various technical aspects of land development projects including, but not limited to: site layout, rough grading, utility designs, Highway Occupancy Permit (HOP) plans, and other regulatory items.  A CAD Designer will be directed by more senior staff in order to successfully complete projects within established budgets and deadlines.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Convert base map information and designs into AutoCAD following company standards.
  • Download and translate online GIS data and other available mapping from different websites for use when developing conceptual plans.
  • Perform design, drafting, and project-related tasks on assigned projects.
  • Assist in the set-up and drafting of a project site by analyzing the appropriate scales, drawing details, notes, and other input materials to determine the best approach for plan sheet viewports.
  • Draft detailed sketches and other design items in AutoCAD as well as items necessary for plans, profiles, and section drawings. Coordinate details and dimensions between drawing sheets.
  • Conform to the company’s standard AutoCAD procedures for layering, details, etc.
  • Review municipal ordinances to determine design criteria.
  • Generate Highway Occupancy Permit (HOP) plans.
  • Produce construction drawings, plans, and cost estimates.
  • Plot and assemble various civil engineering plan sets.
  • Provide drafting support to more senior staff.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. Address assignments of increased difficulty as proficiency is increased.


  • High School Diploma/Equivalent; Associates Degree; and/or a Certificate from a Technical School, preferably in AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D, required
  • 2-4+ years of related experience
  • Experience in site/civil, land development, and/or municipal engineering drafting, preferred
  • Ability to interact well with coworkers, clients, and regulatory agencies
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
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