Civil Designer

Matrix Design Group, Inc.
Denver, CO
Added: May 10, 2024
Regular Full Time

Denver, CO, US

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About Matrix: Matrix Design Group, Inc., an employee-owned planning, engineering, and environmental consulting firm is actively seeking a Civil Designer in our Denver, CO office. As an employee-owned company we are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, respect and excellence.

Our strengths of service, innovation, and skill are a result of that belief. We have a friendly, collegial, cooperative atmosphere and offer a full range of benefits including medical , dental, vision, disability and life insurance; holiday, vacation and sick leave; training and education ; 401(k) and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Matrix employees are encouraged to participate in employee wellness programs , social committees, and community outreach programs . We strive to employ highly motivated people with excellent communication and applied problem-solving skills who desire to advance their talents and skills.

Salary Range: $65,000.00 to $95,000.00 Annually. Salary will be dependent upon experience.

Job Summary

Responsible for providing engineering design and production support to department for entitlement of multiple types of civil projects. Discipline involves preparing layouts, site, grading, and utility plans, roadway and utility plan and profiles, detail drawings, and other plan sheets and exhibits for a wide variety of infrastructure improvements. This includes land development, transportation, and utility projects for both public and private clients.

Essential Functions

  • Under general supervision, with some exercise of judgment, prepares computer-generated engineering drawings according to established standards and procedures.
  • Prepares civil engineering drawings from rough sketches or from general engineering and design information (verbal instructions and notes) using CADD software programs.
  • Revises or changes drawings, traces and/or copies existing drawings and completes simple calculations with specific instructions.
  • Understands and follows the company's standard CADD procedures for layering and standard drawing procedures for sheet layout.
  • Quality checks all work and work of other designers to ensure complete and accurate plans are provided to engineers.
  • Maintains schedules and offers progress reports.
  • Ability to work in an exciting and collaborative team environment.
  • Completes work within scope, schedule and budget limits.


  • Strong problem solving ability: identifies and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate changes effectively.
  • Strong quality management skills; looks for ways to improve and promote quality, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ability to work independently, think critically and proactively, and work efficiently in a team oriented fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to manage a wide range of responsibilities in a flexible manner.
  • Willingness to assist with a wide range of projects and work with multiple project managers.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None.

Education And Experience

  • Minimum of an Associate‚Äôs degree or certification in CADD or the equivalent job experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a CADD technician with civil emphasis.
  • Experience with: general civil drafting, surface development/manipulation, creating alignments, profiles and cross sections, civil plan set preparation.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD and standard drafting practices.
  • Civil 3D experience, including: corridor modeling surface creation, grading and drainage, pipe networks, alignments and profiles.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Matrix Design Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

The expected salary range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

Any applicant with a qualifying physical or mental disability who believes s/he requires a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should contact us at 719-575-0100 for assistance.