Location: Phoenix Tucson

Kittelson is seeking a full-time CAD designer to join our team of transportation professionals in one of our Arizona offices.

Position Summary

This is an opportunity to join a growing, values-driven transportation engineering/planning consulting firm. Our design engineers apply cutting-edge tools—virtual reality, 3D printing, lean management—to solve complex transportation challenges. The ideal candidate, who will join either our Tucson or Phoenix office, has a passion for technology; strong connection to transportation; solid time management capabilities; works effectively with a variety of people; continually seeks to improve processes; is detail-oriented; and thrives in a non-structured environment.

In this role, you will work with a group of dynamic transportation design engineers to perform production, modeling, and programming-related assignments.  In this position, you will:

  • Work full-time and onsite at either our local Tucson or Phoenix office
  • Manage time appropriately to meet competing deadlines on multiple projects
  • Work closely across the firm with our engineers, planners, and team of technicians
  • Ensure design integrity and consistency on each project
  • Work as part of an integrated project team in a role that involves:
    • Redlining markup of plans, graphics and reports
    • Interpreting engineering notes and markups
    • Creating and maintaining complex layering and externally referenced drawing files
    • Engaging in BIM, virtual design modeling, and visualization rendering activities
    • Programming CADD tools to facilitate design and production processes


Required Qualifications

  • Meet one of the following two experience requirements:
    • Two-year associate’s degree in CAD design or related technology subject
    • A minimum of 2 years of full-time CADD experience using Autocad and/or Microstation
  • Civil or transportation background is preferred
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Applicant’s career focus should be centered on mastering technical tools for creating design plans as well as illustrative graphics for reports and presentations

Preferred Soft Skills

  • Entrepreneurial and consulting spirit to serve internal and external clients
  • Passion for the transportation industry and consulting
  • Collaborative mindset
  • A strong desire to learn
  • Outward focus, with high level of customer service
Kittelson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not face discrimination on the basis of veteran status or disability.

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