Water/Wastewater Drafting Technician

Olsson Associates Omaha , NE 68102

Posted 2 months ago

As a Drafting Technician on our Water/Wastewater team, you will provide assistance to engineers/designers/surveyors using CAD and Revit software operations to create plans and perform minor design work. You will also contribute to project production sheets by adding dimension/layout plans and title/detail sheets. You may also travel to job sites for observation and to perform field work.

You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others

  • Having ownership in the work you do

  • Using your talents to positively affect communities

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team

  • Associate degree in drafting

  • Knowledge of CAD software required.

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we're here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you'll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you'll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities

  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match

  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles

  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance

  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

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Water/Wastewater Drafting Technician

Olsson Associates