CAD Technician

Dexter Construction

Bedford, Nova Scotia

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Dexter Construction, part of the Municipal group of Companies is a large, diversified Construction Company engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction industry within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently seeking the expertise of a CAD Technician in the Estimating Department based out of Bedford, NS.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform earthwork volumetric computations.
  • Develop plans and calculate material takeoffs in Civil 3D.
  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, and other documentation.
  • Aggressively seek out opportunities to provide support as a value-added member of the team.
  • Ensure CAD standards and procedures are followed for all drawings and calculations.
  • Work closely and collaborate with Estimating Team
  • Any other duties as required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with AutoCad Civil 3D.
  • Experience in current civil construction methods.
  • Ability to interpret Geotechnical Reports.
  • Suitable candidates require previous experience or training in a CAD Technician role, ideally from a survey/highways/mining/construction background.
  • Post-secondary education with a concentration in surveying/engineering is preferred.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite would be an asset.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision, as well as in a team environment.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license.

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:

Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attn: Emily Siepierski
Via Email:

Please reference “CAD Technician” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume, quoting the position title.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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