CADD Team Lead

at Aguirre & Fields
Location Austin, Texas
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent



Aguirre & Fields is seeking a qualified CADD Lead to join our Austin, TX team. If you have previous experience using Microstation or ORD within the civil engineering industry (TxDOT transportation or structures projects), this position could be the right fit.


Oversee day-to-day operations of the office CADD group and ensure they are properly equipped and staffed. Assist in maintaining the CADD standards and ensure they are being utilized consistently in the office. Perform technical drafting and design support for assigned projects using computer-aided drafting & design programs such as AutoCAD (Civil 3D) and Microstation (OpenRoads). Apply civil engineering techniques, terminology, practices, project schedules, plans, and processes


Provide leadership with grit and character by being a good communicator, having interest in learning, be inspiring, a visionary, a team builder, live our Purpose, help achieving our Vision, allow others to shine, taking responsibility, leading by example, and being dependable, respectful, passionate and an active listener.
Assist the CADD Group Lead in planning, organizing, and managing the work plans for the office CADD staff.
Assist the CADD Group Lead develop, implement and monitor CADD design standards and procedures to meet customer needs.
Work with CADD staff regarding technical issues, training, and other CADD system issues.
Identify opportunities and recommendations for increasing workflow efficiencies.
Recommend best practices for solutions to meet customer business needs.
Evaluate team members for their technical skills, performance, and productivity.
Maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of the organization.
Perform Engineering Technician duties as required.
Assume other duties as directed by the CADD Group Lead
Support and maintain the morale, welfare, professional development, training, and work-life balance of all assigned staff utilizing the Company's Guiding Principles.
Comply with all Company policies, procedures, practices, rules.
Serve as an example of proper conduct per Company Guiding Principles.
Live our Purpose and help achieve our Vision.


Supervises CADD staff in the local office.


High School Diploma or comparable GED
8+ years of experience with CADD software in the Civil Engineering Transportation industry preferred
Leadership and team management experience preferred
Completion of a Computer-Aided Drafting Certification program preferred
Relevant technology/software experience (Microstation, OpenRoads required)
Experience in creating 3D modeling and visualization
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally

Aguirre & Fields is a team of engineering innovators with grit and character, united by a passion to serve communities where they live and work and a determination to see those communities grow and flourish. Aguirre & Fields is entrusted by communities across Texas and Oklahoma to create and implement solutions for community planning, transportation engineering, construction engineering inspection, and civil engineering, making life better for everyday citizens. We operate with the belief that character drives our behaviors and decisions. Our Guiding Principles are the roadmap we use in all our decisions. We believe that they are what differentiates us.

Strength of Many - Serve as One; We have one project: our company.
Serve with Integrity; We are character-driven.
Drive Innovation; We cultivate a broad knowledge of our field.
Commit to Each Other; We inspire people to be their best.
Value Transparency; We nurture a safe learning environment that is inclusive and diverse.
Own it; We all have a personal responsibility to be the driving force of excellence.

We are proud to:

Be a place talented people love to work
Be a culture that values flexibility and resiliency
Be voted Best Firm to Work for the past five years, Best-in-Class in customer satisfaction, and employee engagement
Have projects impact more than 3 million people per day
Offer a flexible work schedule with a hybrid remote work option, comprehensive health care plans, Paid Time Off, 401(K), Paid Maternity & Paternity leave

Aguirre & Fields provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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