Technician - Civil Engineering Services (Microstation, GeoPak, InRoads)

Pape-Dawson Engineers
Houston, TX/Remote
Added: March 18, 2024

This position is responsible for providing design support to engineers for water, wastewater, stormwater, floodplain, drainage, transportation, and facility projects.


  • Work from detailed sketches or off redlines to prepare plans, profiles, and detail drawings in Microstation
  • Develop construction documents showing topographical contours, elevations, profiles and cross-sections as well as develop draft design engineering drawings
  • Understand and use established company standards for drafting including layer names; line and character styles; drawings and file names for sheet layout
  • Analyze sketches, notes and other input material to determine and plan the best approach to develop and complete drawings with minimal supervision
  • Inform Project Manager(s) of progress on assigned projects and request work when needed
  • Maintain organized work area to allow access of project information by other team members
  • Flexible in work assignments and team assignments


  • Associates Degree in Computer-Aided Design / Associates degree in technology with a civil specialization, is preferred yet not required
  • Working knowledge in AutoCAD, Microstation, ProjectWise, GeoPak and/or InRoads
  • Effective communications skills both oral and written skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills for interaction with colleagues, clients and public agency officials
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Ability to work interdependently within a team environment
  • Must be flexible to changes in work assignments on short notice and/or on a daily basis as changes occur in project needs
  • Must be able to work 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, with occasional overtime

All qualified applicants for Pape-Dawson Engineers will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.