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Entry Level CADD Technician

Entry Level CADD Technician (062303)

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. is one of the Midwest’s leading engineering, planning, and landscape architecture firms. SRF’s engineers, planners, and designers collaborate with our clients and their stakeholders to develop creative solutions for the most challenging projects. Our award-winning projects range from designing roadways, trails, and bridges to planning statewide transportation systems, to revitalizing neighborhoods and urban spaces. SRF regularly competes and receives Project of the Year awards for our clients from numerous professional organizations.

At SRF, our employee-owners help shape the culture and future of our business. As a 100 percent employee-owned company, team members share in the company’s growth and prosperity and receive stock ownership on a vesting schedule for their retirement. Our social culture boasts frequent companywide events, clubs, and sports teams, as well as opportunities to give back to the community. SRF also provides employees with a 401(k) and company match plan, a comprehensive health benefits package, competitive salaries, paid professional certifications and memberships, flex-time scheduling, generous time-off programs, vacation time carry-over, and multiple professional development programs to choose from.

Our successful Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), Electrical Engineering (EE), and Traffic Engineering Design (TED) groups are seeking an Entry-Level AutoCAD, MicroStation, or Bentley OpenRoads Technician to work in our Minneapolis, MN office. SRF offers a hybrid work model, allowing our staff to work from the office full-time or work part-time in the office and part-time remotely. 


In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing CADD plan development and preparation for ITS, Electrical Engineering, and Traffic Design Engineering projects primarily for a variety of federal, state, local, and private industry clients. 
  • Additional responsibilities include elements of ITS/EE/TED design which are described below.

ITS Tasks: Design and implementation of connected and automated vehicles, advanced traffic management systems, traveler information systems, transit technologies, intelligent work zones, and wireless and fiber networks.

  • Interaction with internal groups.
  • Preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates.
  • Data analysis.
  • Field inspections.
  • Integration and troubleshooting.

Electrical Engineering Tasks: Design, engineering, and modeling tools in the implementation of electrical and electronic aspects in a variety of transportation and infrastructure projects such as:

  • Preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates.
  • Lighting for roadway, parking, pedestrian, and trail applications.
  • Low to medium voltage (up to 4 KV) power distribution.
  • Electrical and electronic technology devices.
  • Renewable energy technologies.

Traffic Engineering Design Tasks:

  • Development of conceptual, preliminary, and final designs.
  • Preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates.
  • Traffic signal design.
  • Signing and pavement markings design.
  • Overhead sign structural design.
  • Construction staging and work zone traffic control.
  • Detour signing.
  • Connected vehicle signal applications.


  • Strong aptitude for success and learning.
  • Ability to thrive within a cooperative team atmosphere.
  • Two-year civil engineering technology degree or equivalent related experience.
  • Proven ability to develop and produce ITS/Electrical/Traffic Engineering Design drawings.
  • 0-2 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility as an AutoCAD, MicroStation, or Bentley OpenRoads technician is preferred but not required.
  • Team-oriented attitude and proactive attitude towards CADD implementation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Outlook).
  • Strong technical writing skills are a plus.
  • SignCAD experience is a plus.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

SRF Consulting Group, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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