CAD Designer

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Join our 2022 Top Workplace Team as a CAD Designer

At FOCUS Engineering & Surveying, we believe in being the best at customer service & we are passionate about our client’s success, both externally & internally. We are a local engineering firm founded on the idea of Building a Better Place; a Better Place within ourselves, a Better Place to work, & a Better Place in our community.

If you treasure the feeling of being a part of a community & being a part of something bigger than just a job, have a drive for personal growth & improvement, thrive by being challenged, find joy in working hard towards something meaningful, have a passion for learning, and embody core values of integrity, grit, & teamwork – you will feel at home with a career at FOCUS, in a place where you will be valued and appreciated. To be a part of FOCUS is to be an integral part of something better.

What we bring to the table:

13 Paid Holidays

Paid time off

Generous Healthcare premium contribution through Select Health, with HSA matching contributions

Access to dental, vision, life, and other insurance benefits

401(k) retirement savings plan with matching contribution

Employee recognition

Employee & Family Engagement Activities

Fulfilling & genuine work environment


  • Solid analytical, conceptual, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with all levels of personnel, including leadership, as well as clients.
  • Eagerness to work and thrive in a team environment.
  • Willingness to be a team player & to contribute as a team to address project needs. May be required to perform administrative-type duties as required, i.e., copying and collating plans and preparing/delivering submittals.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision.
  • Capacity to work under pressure to meet client-imposed project deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, BlueBeam, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience using AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or Revit in any engineering or architectural discipline is preferred.
  • Openness to follow company CAD drafting standards and procedures.
  • Buy-in & commitment to the FOCUS core ideologies.
  • Work from our Midvale, Utah or Boise, Idaho office  (NO REMOTE OPTION).


  • Utilizing great communication & inter-departmental teamwork, organize information to create a final construction drawing package on the wide array of projects that FOCUS engineers.
  • Employing technical prowess, provide general CAD drafting support for licensed civil engineers on staff to produce construction drawings, civil engineering design, and production architectural plans.
  • Harnessing thoroughness & integrity, ensure that design deliverables meet municipal codes and requirements.
  • Being the last line of defense for accuracy & quality, hold yourself to high standards & exercise extreme ownership to work within our defined QA/QC review process to assure project success.
  • With commitment to being the best at customer service & having passion for our client’s success, be their advocate to help them efficiently navigate municipality approval.
  • Build relationships with Project Managers & Professional Engineers to collaborate & problem-solve on architectural and structural projects.
  • With clear & concise communication, coordinate information and provide updates to production architectural plans as requested by the owner and prepare permit package plan submittals.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour


8-10-hour day shift

Monday to Friday, No weekends

Overtime Available


All employment offers are contingent upon acceptable drug screening, clean motor vehicle record, and criminal background check.


Focus Engineering & Surveying is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer and employment selection decisions are based upon merit, qualifications, and abilities. FOCUS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.


Notice to External Search Firms: FOCUS Engineering and Surveying does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. FOCUS engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.