CAD Designer Intern

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
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We are seeking a CAD Designer Intern with 1-3 years of professional experience to be part of our Civil Engineering Team.


At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI prides its reputation as one of the nation's top consulting firms -- and our awards support our beliefs. We strive to stay ahead of the curve investing in the latest tools and technology. We are always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help expand our visionary approach. If you think you are an innovative team-player and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!



In this position you will assist in the preparation of land development and municipal design projects for local clients such as state, county and local governments as well as private clients or land developers. The candidate will work in a fast-paced engineering environment where projects may range from large scale multi-year municipal programs to single family housing or commercial developments. Over the last two decades, WGI has been involved in some of Florida’s largest and most complex projects. As a firm we continue to grow and look forward to the opportunity to add talented engineers who are eager to work on exciting projects and grow professionally, themselves.


  • Develop engineering designs including plans, profiles, cross sections, paving, grading and utility details
  • Develop skills to create Site Development Plas and engineering documents including storm water design reports, permit applications, and supporting calculations
  • Generate engineering plans using Civil 3D
  • Assist in the creation of engineering exhibits including, but not limited to:
    • Constraints maps
    • Site Layouts
    • Slope Maps w/descriptive tables
    • Cut/Fill Surfaces w/balance percentages
    • Quantity Take-offs - pipe length totals, materials, pervious/impervious calculations
  • Cross-train in all civil engineering disciplines including pavement, grading, drainage, water, wastewater and lift station design, signing and pavement marking, storm water pollution prevention and maintenance of traffic
  • Coordinate plans, calculations and specifications amongst multi-discipline engineering teams
  • Ensure designs, plans and calculations are complete and accurate


  • Enrollment in or Associates/Bachelor's degree in related field, from an accredited program, or equivalent work-related experience
  • Proficiency in Civil 3D (CADD Programs)
  • Experience with Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a project team
  • Good verbal communication and technical writing skills
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment visas

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team please forward resume which must include salary history and a cover letter outlining how your background and experience relate to the position. In return, WGI provides a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding work environment. WGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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