Senior CAD Technician - DOT

Location : Nashville, TN
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Mid Level (5-10 years)

GeoSearch, Inc. is seeking a full-time Sr. CAD Technician specializing in the Department of Transportation Surveying based in our Nashville office. This position is responsible for providing senior-level surveying office support for transportation land surveyors, serving as a key member of the team on a wide range of projects.


This Senior Technician will coordinate internally with field staff as well as other CAD technicians, civil engineers, and land surveyors to assist our clients in the development of transportation surveys.



  • Use Bentley software to prepare site plans according to DOT specifications.
  • Process, extract, and analyze field survey data
  • Assist in assembling information pertaining to the survey scope and limits of work for the
  • collection of field data and work with directing field crews as needed
  • Collaborate with project managers to create plans
  • Serve as a mentor for other DOT Technicians
  • Keep site data and plans organized
  • Potential for occasional field work including site inspections, research, and quality
  • assurance
  • Additional related duties as needed


Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-8+ years of related DOT drafting experience preparing transportation surveys.
  • Knowledge and application of surveying concepts
  • Ability to adhere to project timelines in a team environment
  • Strength in multi-department coordination and organization
  • Proficient written and verbal communication
  • DOT drafting experience using GEOPAK, Open Roads, or MicroStation
  • Experience with DOT standards


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience
  • Drafting experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Experience using Trimble Business Center
  • 2+ years of field surveying experience



  • 100% covered health, dental and vision insurance, group term life insurance, identity theft
  • protection, long-term and short-term disability coverage, telemedicine, and long-term care
  • insurance
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays, and three additional paid days between Christmas and
  • New Year’s Day
  • Profit sharing bonus
  • 401(k) contribution
  • Flexible work environment
  • Focus on work-life balance
  • Pay rate will be 30-36/hour depending on level of experience

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