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CAD Technician/Designer

  • Portland, Oregon
  • Position ID: 3681
  • Minimum Experience: 10 years
  • Education: HS
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Come work with senior-level professionals at an established A/E firm that values employee input and collaboration. Burgess & Niple is looking for a CAD Technician/Designer to join our team in Portland, OR.

B&N CAD Technician/Designer Responsibilities:

  • Support the engineering team by creating figures and construction plans for a variety of Public Transportation Infrastructure projects across the US including roundabouts, interchanges, ADA ramps, trails, and local street reconstruction
  • Train and mentor staff in the proper plan production procedures
  • Collaborate with engineering staff on technical challenges while adhering to task performance indicators, budgets, and schedules
  • Assist engineers and CAD designers with tasks such as drafting and design, creation / editing of technical drawings and materials for submittal packages

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma Required, Vocational school or associate degree in related program preferred
  • 10+ years of progressive technical experience in CAD and plan development for transportation engineering design projects
  • Experience developing plan sets for transportation infrastructure projects in Oregon is required
  • Proficiency with Civil 3D and AutoCAD strongly preferred
  • Proficiency with Microstation and Open Roads Designer required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required (MSTeams, Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to take verbal direction and implement into drawings and calculations to produce the final work
  • Good communication skills and strong understanding of plan clarity


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.