• CAD Drafter

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Roanoke
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  • Overview

    We’re growing. 
    Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R)
    has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881.  In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering   competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all! Our shared F&R/Employee values include: fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.

    And. You’ve made it just in time!


    We’re always on the lookout for FRESH and ENERGIZED talent; individuals and professionals who are not afraid to get their boots and hats a little dirty from the ruffles of the journey to engineering stability together.

    Come be a part of this talented and dedicated team.
    Join stability. Apply now!


    Who we are looking for:

    F&R is currently seeking a CAD Drafter with expertise in Civil Engineering design and an interest in flexible working hours to join our Roanoke, VA team! This position is intended to be a full-time position with benefits. However, an initial part-time schedule is possible for the perfect candidate. The ultimate goal of the position is to ultimately serve as CAD support for all of our 13 branches.


    What you’ll be doing:

    Including but not limited to:

    • Work with computer CAD systems creating, modifying, and releasing detailed layouts, technical drawings, and for functional use in accordance with CAD standards from drawings, sketches, scanned images, and client drawings, including topography and GPS surveying
    • Communicate with project managers, engineers, and other CAD staff in order to create and revise drawings in accordance with project specifications.
    • Perform occasional site visits to obtain necessary specifications, including obtaining photographs and sketching
    • Print, copy, and organize CAD drawings as needed
    • Other supporting duties as assigned


    What you need to have:

    • HS Diploma or equivalent; specialized relevant education/courses will be shown preference
    • Relevant work experience highly desired; internships or paid work experience will also be considered.  
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD required; most recent version preferred
    • Experience with Micro station and/or GIS software a plus
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills both oral and written
    • Must be able to successfully manage numerous assignments and meet deadlines.
    • Must be able to work independently and within teams to achieve goals.
    • Must be detail oriented
    • Valid Driver’s License required
    • Some travel to job sites may be required
    • Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record

    Check out our Full Time Perks + Benefits:

    In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:

    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
    • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off
    • Company–observed paid holidays
    • Short and long-term disability coverage
    • 401K retirement
    • Company Cell Phone + Tablet 
    • Use of Company Vehicle for every day onsite travel

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.


    EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace.


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