Available Position:

Civil Design Technician

The Woodlands, TX

Landplan Engineering, PA is a civil engineering and land development firm of around 20-25 professionals serving Kansas, Missouri, and Texas. We specialize in Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, and Surveying. We have been in business since 1979 and have plenty of sustainable work ready for a new family member to join us!

We have a need for a Civil Design Technician/Drafter fluent in AutoCAD Civil 3D for our The Woodlands, TX office. This career opportunity is not a remote position. You will be expected to work Monday through Friday in the office with occasional errands and trips to project sites required.

If you are an artistic, motivated, and dedicated person with drafting and/or design experience this may be the career choice for you!


  • At least 2 years of Civil 3D experience
  • At least 2 years of CAD / Drafting
  • Familiarity with basic office equipment
  • Ability to clearly follow instructions
  • Must have the ability to work overtime, although most weeks consist of 40 hours
  • Must be detail-oriented and thorough
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must be familiar with civil engineering methods and requirements
  • Requires statistical and analytical knowledge using advanced math skills
  • The language requirements are reading, writing, spelling, and the ability to communicate clearly in English


  • Provide Civil 3D drafting and routine support to other technicians, engineers, and landscape architects
  • Perform limited design tasks on street, storm, water, and sanitary projects
  • Be familiar with Civil 3D software
  • Accurately correct a red-lined set of drawings
  • Provide accurate quantity take-offs
  • Possess a detailed knowledge of drawing standards and details used on a regular basis
  • Prepare visual aids for presentations
  • Post marketing ads, materials, and photos to social media
  • Have knowledge of subdivision regulations and frequently used specifications
  • Assist other technicians and engineers as required
  • Maintain client contact on an occasional basis
  • Assist all professional staff to meet and fulfill the goals and objectives of Landplan Engineering
  • Continue the education process by developing appropriate professional skills to become a reliable and independent team member


  • Good relationship with other employees
  • Meets deadlines
  • Works well independently or collaborating
  • Plan sets assembled correctly
  • Quantity take-offs completed with no errors
  • Assistance provided to other employees in harmony with ongoing work
  • Proficiency in computer use improving
  • Able to assist in the design process
  • Red lines corrected accurately
  • All computer files conform to the Landplan Engineering Computer File Formatting System
  • Closely follows all company policies and procedures (i.e., timesheet submittal, expense reporting, work hours, etc.)

You will work on site plans, site grading, storm and sanitary sewer design, road layout, road design, and many other aspects dealing with the physical and naturally built environment.

If selected, you will work at our office in The Woodlands, TX and enjoy the benefits of being a Landplan employee which include:

  • Competitive hourly wage $18.00 – $28.00 per hour commensurate with experience
  • 401(k) with 5% matching
  • 80 hours of vacation and 32 hours of sick leave per year
  • 6 paid holidays
  • Health insurance with 60% employer paid premium
  • Dental insurance with 100% employer paid premium
  • Affordable vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Quarterly opportunities for professional development and/or credit hours

Be more than an employee, be an investment, become an asset. We look forward to hearing from you.

Principals only, EOE. (Sorry, Landplan Engineering, PA does not sponsor applicants for work visas)

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