Civil Engineering Technician

Posted 2 years ago

Civil Design Inc, is a professional design company specializing in Civil Engineering Design and Land Surveying located in Brookings, SD.  CDI has a reputation for outstanding leadership, innovation, and expertise. We encourage employee’s involvement in the community making Brookings a better place to live and work.

Job Description:

The Civil Engineering Technician will work with the civil engineering and surveying team on design and construction projects.  

  • Under direct supervision of the Professional Engineer and Registered Land Surveyor producing, updating, and maintaining CAD drawings.
  • Working knowledge and previous experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D that includes at a minimum, alignment and profile creation, surface model manipulation, survey data processing, corridor development, plan and profile sheets, cross sections, and construction details.
  • Perform a variety of surveying assignments. Perform boundary, topographical, construction staking and other related work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and writing.  
  • This person will work in the office and out in the field.
  • Full time position with some overtime and Saturday work required.  Occasional overnight travel may be required


  • Associates degree in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent experience.
  •  3 to 5 years previous experience in Civil Engineering Technology or related field.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Office is required, the ability to operate survey instruments, and computers with various software programs.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

Compensation and Benefits:

CDI offers a great working environment and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) with company match, PTO and holiday pay. CDI is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information about Civil Design Inc., please contact call 605-696-3200, log onto, or email

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Job CategoryFull-Time

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