DLZ Corporation

  • CAD Technician / Survey Department

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
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  • About DLZ

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    DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of (ENR)'s Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.


    Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming the preferred architectural, engineering, and environmental firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and are known for our competence, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we service and in which we live.

    Job Description

    DLZ Corporation has a CAD Technician - Survey Department opportunity in our Columbus, OH office.


    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Perform assignments of a varied nature, requiring a solid understanding of the fundamental of CAD, mapping, and 3D modeling.
    • Perform work with general guidance and supervision or provide support to more experienced personnel.
    • Provide support to field staff.
    • Interpret field notes and sketches.
    • Assist in drafting property boundaries.
    • Provide data relevant to the shape, contour, gravitation, location, elevation, or dimension of land or land features on or near the earth's
    • surface for engineering, construction, and other purposes.
    • Assist in creating plans, maps, reports, and legal descriptions of surveys.
    • Assist surveyors and right-of-way acquisition personnel with project description and location, determining legal boundaries, interpretation of deeds, etc.
    • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Job Qualifications:

    • High School Graduate or equivalent required, Associates Degree or higher in Civil Technology, Civil Engineering, or other relevant degree preferred
    • 1 or more years’ relevant experience working with Bentley MicroStation required.
    • Experience with GEOPAK Survey V8i SS4 preferred.
    • Familiarity with Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) CADD Standards.
    • ODOT Right-of-Way Plan development experience preferred.
    • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.

    NOTE:  This position will work primarily in the office preparing drawings of data collected by field staff.


    At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


    DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.


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