Job Description Salary: $90,000 - $120,000LDC, Inc.Senior DesignerJob Posting
IntroductionOver the past 20 years, LDC has been recognized by clients and the broader community for the quality of our work. We provide exceptional solutions to surpass expectations for all our clients. LDC was founded with one core value in mind: “Service Above the Standard” and has held to these high expectations from the start.
We have grown significantly, survived the recession through innovation, and most importantly, provided exceptional results for our clients. LDC is proud of its history that has made it a premier engineering consulting resource to the Pacific Northwest and beyond, and the strong foundation that history provides for our future. We take pride in our commitment to high standards, quality deliverables, and comprehensive services which span from early feasibility through final construction.LDC is in beautiful Woodinville, a city in King County, Washington State. The population is 13,069 and is only 19 miles or about 30 minutes northeast of the larger Seattle, Metropolitan area. Woodinville has waterfront parks on the Sammamish River, sweeping winery and brewery grounds, and densely wooded areas. LDC also has offices in Kent and Olympia, WA. Whether you’re looking for great restaurants, wineries and breweries, a family-focused neighborhood close to work, access to the great outdoors, or proximity to a big city life, LDC offices are at the heart of it all. Join our team and become part of a dynamic and supportive work environment.
Compensation and BenefitsLDC is committed to the personal and individual health and well-being of our employees. LDC offers a competitive salary and a complete benefits package to all eligible employees and their dependents. Benefits include generous vacation, sick leave, eight paid holidays per year, competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their families, life, disability, and family Leave, bereavement leave, 401(k) with employer match, life insurance, professional development, and career advancement, bonus, and incentive compensation. At LDC you can expect to find an excellent collaborative culture that is welcoming to all diverse backgrounds.
LDC is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Actual compensation will depend upon an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, location, and other relevant factors.
in the organization supervises and provides project drawing production. They are responsible for identifying production workload to ensure quality and quantity standards.
This position is responsible for mentoring and training CAD Technicians.
The Senior Designer works within general policies and procedures and practices significant independent judgment to choose proper actions.
The Senior Designer oversees outside consultants for CAD and Graphics.
Reports to: Senior Vice PresidentManages: CAD Techs
Duties and ResponsibilitiesMeets with Project Managers to identify production workload.Responsible for managing project directory of all project files.Assists with training and mentoring of CAD and graphics personnel.Responsible for maintaining CAD standards.Responsible for quality assurance and quality control of graphics and CAD engineering plans.Coordinating workload by setting priorities, scheduling work assignments, and overseeing direct report employee workloads.Evaluating and verifying employee performance through a thorough review of completed assigned work and work techniques.Identify personnel development and training requirements to ensure that subordinates meet required standards of knowledge and expertise.Conduct performance reviews for direct reports.Participate in the hiring process and make recommendations to senior management.Maintains records and composes correspondence related to production.Manage the production of engineering plans and ensure projects are completed in a timely manner according to LDC standards.Train staff in software applications to improve efficiency and knowledge.Implement processes that increase productivity and efficiency.Assist with IT tasks.Manage equipment and supplies for printers and plotters, as needed.
Skills and SpecificationsComprehensive knowledge of Civil3D and Land Development Desktop.Ability to perform civil engineering design such as site layout, grading, erosion control, road profiles, utility plans, etc. with little input from project engineers.Possess excellent command of verbal and written communications including the ability to keep high quality notes.Knowledge of municipal and state design standards and codes.Excellent managerial and supervisory skills.Possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.Stress management and time management skills.High-level proficiency in computer software program related activities.Self-motivated, hardworking, highly ethical, and dependable employee.Possess excellent rapport with management and co-workers, positive can-do attitude, excellent customer service, marketing, and people skills.Has the ability to handle a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment.Detail-oriented, organized, multi-tasking and good follow-through skills.Ability to work discreetly with sensitive and confidential information.
Education, Experience, QualificationsAssociates’ degree in Computer Aided Drafting or related field from an accredited college or equivalent experience considered sufficient to address the demands of the position.Minimum 12 years’ experience in CAD with increasing responsibility.Civil 3D experience required.Minimum of 3 years’ supervision of staff and project production experience.
Physical ConsiderationsAbility to operate standard office equipment, such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, and calculator.Ability to perform repetitive, finer hand and arm movements.Work activities involve combination of sitting for longer periods and intermittent standing/walking.
This position description is not intended as a complete list of job duties, responsibilities, and/or essential functions. The company retains and reserves any or all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any section of this document as it deems, in its judgment, to be proper.