Civil Designer/Drafter

LEI Engineering & Surveying of Oregon (LEI) is seeking for immediate hire a full-time Civil Engineering Design/Drafter for our Salem, Oregon office. This is an excellent career opportunity for an ambitious person with a minimum 2 years of experience in civil engineering design and drafting.


LEI is a leading engineering and land surveying firm with a rich history in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, spanning more than 30 years. This is an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious and talented team of professional in a positive and flexible work environment.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in performing CAD drafting in a civil engineering environment
  • AS in Civil Engineering Technology or Drafting, or a BS in Civil Engineering
  • Highly proficient with AutoCAD and Autodesk Civil 3D
  • Field surveying experience is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work and communicate in a team environment
  • Ability to work proficiently, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail an ability to produce quality work products
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in civil site design, roadway design, utility design, partitions and subdivisions, and other drafting support for land surveying and civil engineering projects


Job Description:
Work closely and collaboratively with Engineering and Land Surveying project managers to develop engineering and land surveying plans and drawings. Typical responsibilities will include:

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D tasks including setting up sheets, importing survey points, generating contours and profiles, creating horizontal/vertical alignments, completing site/corridor models, performing volume calculations, and develop project graphics for technical reports
  • Performing street and utility design per county/city standards and conditions of approval, maintaining good communication with the planning/engineering staff of the jurisdiction to minimize future changes and misunderstandings
  • Draft partition and subdivision plan development
  • Assist Land Survey project managers with research and development of preliminary planning documents
  • Interaction with clients and oversight agency personnel


Compensation and Work Environment: 
LEI offers a highly an attractive and competitive compensation package in an exceptional work environment that includes;
Competitive base pay with 6-month (first year only) and 1-year reviews, with opportunity for pay increase

  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Above industry standard health insurance coverage
  • Retirement plan with company matching contributions
  • A hiring bonus to be determined during the job offer
  • Flexible work schedule