Reichhardt & Ebe Engineering, Inc. (R&E) is seeking an experienced Senior CAD Technician to meet the growing demands for our quality service. Don’t miss this great opportunity to take your career to the next level and work with a great team!



  • Compensation: $41.00 up to $49.00 per hour based on experience
  • Retirement plan with generous company match
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage with employee premium fully paid
  • A relaxed and friendly office atmosphere
  • Project diversity
  • Work/life balance
  • Bonuses averaging 3 to 6% of employee wages
  • Company retreats
  • Training opportunities
  • Upward mobility opportunities
  • Relocation assistance may be available



Our firm has provided engineering services in the northwest Puget Sound for the past 30 years. We’re a small civil engineering firm of about 25 employees located in beautiful Whatcom County – a hub for outdoor activities nestled between the Cascade Mountains and the San Juan Islands.  Our office is 12 miles from Bellingham, 100 miles north of Seattle, and 50 miles from Vancouver, Canada.  We love where we live and work, and we think you will too!



R&E specializes in municipal design engineering and construction management for local agencies.  We focus on building long lasting client relationships and quality products. We are proud of the work we do and enjoy seeing our projects translated from paper to reality. Our employees are able to participate in all stages of the project from concept to design, and through construction. Our projects are diverse and range in value from tens of thousands to tens of millions of dollars.



The Senior CAD Technician / Civil Engineering Technician (CET) is a member of the R&E technical team and works closely with project engineers and project managers assisting them in the development of engineering designs and the oversight of construction for municipal infrastructure projects.  Work includes office and field tasks, developing plans, specifications and estimates, materials measurement and communicating with clients, contractors and office staff.



  • Create detailed dimensional drawings, design layouts, base maps, 3D models and details for civil engineering projects using AutoCAD Civil 3D software.
  • Assist in the production of civil engineering plan sets.
  • Calculated dimensions, and material quantities.
  • Collect, analyze and reduce field information, review design documents, read and use topography maps, graphs and diagrams to provide data for engineering designs.
  • Develop and review project cost estimates.
  • Prepare technical reports and document project activities.
  • Assist with the inspection of project construction and evaluate conformance with design drawings and specifications.
  • Plan and conduct field surveys to review and analyze details of project sites.



Key Competencies

  • A strong focus on client service and quality products
  • Proficient in the ability to develop plans using AutoCAD Civil 3D software and visualize in three dimensions
  • Proficient with general office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to function as a productive team member as well as work independently
  • The desire and ability for learning and continuing professional development.
  • Problem solving abilities with a positive attitude

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements (for Senior Level)

  • Completion of 2 years of technical school with a major in Engineering Technology or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Exhibits a Mastery of AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Completes Complex Grading
  • Creates Complex Corridors
  • Helps Set Up SSA Models
  • Provides Basic Design Assistance
  • Mentors & Trains Entry and Mid-Level CAD Staff
  • Shares Knowledge with Engineering Staff
  • All candidates are subject to satisfactory background check prior to employment



  • Overtime and work outside of the normal business day may be required to meet project deadlines
  • Travel to and from project construction sites as assigned.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time indoors as well as working outdoors in inclement weather
  • Lifting 50 pounds
  • Working in a multi-level office building with stairs



Please email your resume, cover letter and the Minimum Qualification Checklist to .


Open until filled.


Reichhardt & Ebe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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