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Mid-Level Civil CAD Specialist

San Antonio, TX | Full Time

Our San Antonio office is currently seeking a skilled Mid-Level Civil CAD Specialist with a solid foundation in Civil Engineering Design. The successful candidate will be adept in using Autodesk Civil 3D and/or Bentley Microstation, contributing to a wide range of projects and supporting our design team. This role is ideal for a professional with more than 5 years of experience looking to apply their expertise in a collaborative and dynamic environment.

About us:

Parra & Co is a family-owned Texas-based Civil Engineering consulting firm with a strong emphasis in project management and client service. We are in the business of delivering Civil Engineering services with personal attention. We create civil engineering solutions that go beyond what our planet deserves, by balancing resiliency and sustainability with economic sense. Parra & Co is registered with the Texas Board of Professional Engineers. Each of our Project Managers has over 20 years of project management experience. Our work environment is modern, fun, and the office is located in the vibrant downtown San Antonio, walking distance from VIA bus stops and dozens of restaurants.

Consistently ranked among the “Best Places for Working Parents”. Parra & Co attracts and retains the best talent in the industry by pairing our members with the values of the company to foster a great working environment where collaboration, accountability, learning and fun makes our firm a “special place to belong”.

Our Values:

Job Description:

  1. Design and Drafting:
    • Generate detailed civil design drawings with Autodesk Civil 3D or Bentley Microstation, adhering to project specifications and standards.
    • Ensure the integrity and quality of designs are maintained throughout all phases of the project.
    • Collaborate with engineering teams to understand project requirements and translate them into actionable design tasks.
  2. Team Support and Collaboration:
    • Assist in the development and training of junior CAD designers, sharing knowledge and best practices.
    • Work in tandem with project managers and engineers to achieve project goals and deadlines.
    • Provide input and suggestions to improve design processes and workflow efficiency.
  3. Professional Growth:
    • Engage in continuous learning to stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in CAD technology.
    • Participate in workshops, seminars, and other learning opportunities to enhance professional skills.

Qualifications:

  • Technical degree in CAD Design, or related discipline.
  • Proficient in Autodesk Civil 3D and/or Bentley Microstation, with more than 5 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality design work within project timelines.
  • Excellent communication skills for effective teamwork and project collaboration.
  • Experience in mentoring or guiding junior designers is a plus.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and learning.
  • Ability to problem solve and collaborate on innovative solutions
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines with expected quality product
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Limited Travel expected.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary with an amazing work culture. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent health, dental, vision insurance with immediate eligibility, PTO, and Simple IRA with 3% company match.
  • Professional development opportunities and mentorship.
  • Collaborative team environment with innovative projects.
  • Opportunity to work on projects that make a positive impact on the community.

Join us and be part of shaping the future landscape of Texas! If you’re a proactive, detail-oriented individual with a passion for civil engineering, we’d love to hear from you.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume, cover letter, and a brief portfolio (if available) to emparra@parracompany.com.

Parra & Co is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based upon an individual’s capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law.

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