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Senior Cad Designer-Transportation

East Hartford, CT 06108
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As we grow our transportation practice for the New England region we are hiring a Senior Cad Designer in East Hartford, CT to work on several exciting transportation projects, including one of the largest highway design projects in Connecticut. We are building our team and adding people with innovative ideas and a commitment to excellence. Our clients recognize our expertise in design and execution of better roads and safer bridges! At Parsons, our team incorporates dimensions beyond traditional 2D models - using AR, virtual reality (VR), 3D representations and beyond into 'xD'.

Join a team at the forefront of Transportation design, using the latest and greatest technologies!


The $300 million I-91/I-691/Route 15 Interchange Improvements project in Meriden, CT involves reconfiguration of the existing interchange to reduce congestion and improve safety. The proposed improvements applied FHWA's 'Performance Based Practical Design' principles to obtain maximum benefits while preserving functionality of the existing highway assets. Parsons' multi-disciplinary team in East Hartford is leading the project engineering efforts from concept development all the way to final design and procurement. The project includes realignment of over 8 miles of freeways, four new ramps, four new bridges, 22 bridge rehabilitation, and multiple signalized intersection improvements. This is one of the first projects (and the largest) in CT to use Bentley's OpenRoads Connect platform for 3D modeling.

In addition to local projects, the East Hartford office also supports Parsons' exciting and challenging design-build projects throughout the country. We pride ourselves in providing innovative solutions to complex transportation problems. Some of the recently supported projects include I-91 Bridge Replacement in Northampton, MA, Federal Way Link Extension ($1 billion construction), SH 249 Extension ($500 million construction), California High Speed Rail project ($1.5 billion construction), to name a few.

In the Senior Cad Designer role, you will utilize a CAD workstation and various software tools to prepare difficult and complex layout and design drawings. Your designs may include plans/profiles and layouts for roads, highways, interchanges, tollways, bridges, and related structures for both conventional and design/build projects. You will be expected to utilize client specifications and engineering standards, as well as collaborate with engineers and other designers, to prepare engineering drawings This position offers excellent opportunity to learn new technologies and skills and benefit professionally from working on unique projects.

Additional functions include:

Works closely with Engineers and other disciplines to ensure coordinated design systems.

Meets layout requirements and develops alternate design layouts of systems as required.

Ensures compliance with required design safety factors, tolerances, and specifications.

Reviews supplier data and supplier/manufacturer drawings, as required.

Checks orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) drawings prepared by others. Performs checking procedures as appropriate to the discipline and assigned by immediate supervisor.

Assists in training lower-level Designers in various procedures.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate


2-year technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent) is preferred

8+ years of relevant experience

Well versed in AutoCAD, Civil3D, MicroStation, InRoads, OpenRoads and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering

Experience working with state Department of Transportation guidelines is required.



Posted: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-08

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Senior Cad Designer-Transportation

Parsons Corporation
East Hartford, CT 06108

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