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Leidos Civil CAD Technician in Grand Junction, Colorado


Job Description:Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Driven by our talented workforce, the Federal Energy, Environment and Commerce Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.Key Capabilities:

  • Large Infrastructure

  • Mission Support

  • Digital Modernization

  • Command & Control

  • Mission Applications

  • Environmental Science

  • Nuclear Security

  • Engineering Services

Leidos is looking for a Civil CAD Designer to support our Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management customer in Grand Junction, CO The Civil CAD Designer is responsible for supporting day-to-day needs and requests from the DOE LM related to drawings and products developed during the design process. In addition, the Civil CAD Designer will support the land survey team in the field.Job Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with engineers, draftsmen, and designers to review and update site civil design drawings

  • Creating surface and solid CAD models according to client specifications

  • Work with a design team and individually on CAD projects

  • Perform model rendering and delivering of the final product

  • Prepare survey as-built drawings and alignment drawings

  • Perform quality control checks of drawings

  • Perform field work with the survey team.

Required Education, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Associates degree in scientific or engineering discipline, or two years of equivalent work experience in the field of civil CAD design.

  • CAD Certification from an accredited institution.

  • Advanced knowledge of CAD and AutoCAD software with particular knowledge of Civil3D.

  • Ability to read and translate design specifications, as-built drawings, and technical drawings.

  • Basic understanding of building design and civil engineering processes.

  • Previous experience as a survey technician supporting land survey operations.

  • 2+ years’ professional experience working with the AutoCAD Architectural Engineering and Construction software (AEC Collection) to include Civil 3D.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually on projects.

  • Ability to participate in field work in various terrains.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • Understanding of Esri suite of products including ArcGIS Desktop.

  • 1+ years’ experience supporting land survey operations.

This position requires successful completion of a HSPD-12 government background check to access government facilities and/or systems. Due to contract requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required. Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:SCA Drafting

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00040801

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.