Survey / Construction Layout CAD Designer

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This is NOT a remote position.

 Are you looking for career opportunities but are frustrated by needing prior experience, a college degree, or a certification? Have you felt unfulfilled in past jobs that were just a means to a paycheck but didn’t provide growth or professional development? We have immediate opportunities for eager, enthusiastic, and ambitious people who have the drive and motivation to make things happen and help our company grow. If you’ve been searching for a career with leadership potential and want to be part of a team-building company with a culture that is passionate about constant improvement and growth, we might be a GREAT fit for you.


No experience? No problem!! We’ve successfully trained people from all different backgrounds. As a 2022 & 2023 Top Workplace winner, we are offering a career opportunity in an exciting and busy industry that you may not have otherwise considered!

We take pride in our proven training model and will provide all the specialized training you need and offer many advancement opportunities so you can grow into a career you love. Visit our website for more information on our company culture, benefits, and the exciting impact we have in “building a better place” for our employees, clients, and people whom our projects influence.

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 a bonus.
  • Openness to follow company CAD drafting standards and procedures.
  • Buy-in & commitment to the FOCUS core ideologies.
  • Work from our Midvale 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, providing general CAD drafting support for licensed civil engineers and surveyors on staff to produce construction drawings, civil engineering design, and production architectural plans.
  • Harnessing thoroughness & integrity, ensuring 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 a 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, & Licensed Surveyors to collaborate & problem-solve on initial surveys to final construction drawings.
  • 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.