CAD Technician - Water Resources

Job Locations US-TN-Franklin


At Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), every member of our team has a personal stake in ensuring the success of our clients.  As employee-owners of the firm, we are all personally accountable for building lasting relationships and delivering outstanding results.  We put people first, whether that’s our clients, our employees, or our community.  It’s why we listen more and work harder to understand the unique needs of our clients.  And it’s why we prioritize the career development of every individual on our team.  People are why we do this, and why we love what we do.  We are at our best when we work together.  That means bringing together a diverse team of talented, passionate, multidisciplinary experts to work closely alongside clients to create comprehensive solutions to complex problems.  We believe that by working together, no problem is insurmountable.


As a CAD Technician for Civil & Environmental Consultants Inc. (CEC), for the Water and Wastewater Group, you'll be working on a wide variety of water and wastewater infrastructure improvements projects.  The Water and Wastewater Group is typically the lead project discipline completing the project assignment for the Client.  Other technical disciplines (Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Architectural) will work to complete the W/WW Group’s solution to the problem.  Projects may include: Water Transmission Mains, Gravity Sewer lines, Water Booster Stations, Sewer Lift Stations, Wastewater Treatment Plants, Water Treatment Plants and Water Storage Tanks.  You will work from detailed sketches and verbal or written direction to produce computer-generated to-scale engineering drawings, cross-sections, details, figures, graphs, charts, overlays and simple isometric drawings. You will work with talented project team members to support and help you grow as a professional. The work product CEC produces is the Plan for a Contractor to use to literally - “change the world”.  We would love to talk to you about this exciting opportunity.


  • Associate Degree from Technical College;
  • Preferred degree: Computer Aided Design, Engineering-Architectural Technology, Civil-Construction Technology or similar program;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Good analytical, mathematical, and problem solving skills.

About Us

We have experts! CEC is consistently ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm by Engineering News-Record. We are looking for people who enjoy using their education and experience to solve difficult technical problems and work on interesting projects. You can accomplish this while working with a team of professionals who are equally motivated to provide high levels of service to our clients and to teach you along the way.


We have support! We have a variety of Employee Resource Groups, including CEC Community – focused on giving back to the communities in which we work; CEC Ignite – focused on helping professionals early in their careers to develop their pathway; CEC iDEA – focused on inclusion, diversity, equality, and acceptance; and CEC Women – focused on creating internal and external opportunities for women to network and leverage professional experience!

We care about our people! People and Culture are two of the five elements of our strategic plan. When you care about your people, they will want to grow a career with you – that is our goal. CEC offers you a small-firm work environment with large-firm opportunities. Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide an opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in its success.


CEC offers a matching 401(k); profit sharing; a performance bonus; company stock; medical dental, and vision insurance; short and long-term disability; tuition assistance; professional development; and work-life balance.


CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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