CADD Technician (West Chicago, IL)

Salary Range: $50-$62K

Quigg Engineering Inc. (QEI) is a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm servicing private and public sectors in Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Florida. We specialize in design, planning, surveying, structural analysis, construction inspection, and environmental studies for state DOTS, tollways, municipalities, utility companies, and land development projects. We pride ourselves on providing top-tier solutions for our clients by offering expert solutions and innovative strategies to advance our clients’ objectives. We seek a dynamic CADD Technician to join our team full-time to oversee our survey operations at our West Chicago, IL office.

QEI has a collaborative and rewarding work environment that allows you to balance your personal and professional life. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a flexible work schedule, bonus plan, matching 401K, affordable health, dental, and vision coverage, paid life insurance, and more.


  • Assist the project manager and engineer with preparing plans, specifications, base sheets, estimates of hours, and all survey-related documents.
  • Perform and oversee the design and technical calculations, material lists, construction details, drawings, and diagrams.
  • Prepare complex and complete engineering designs and Survey-related drawings (Plats of Survey, ALTA/NSPS, and Topographic base sheets) using computerized drafting tools, AutoCAD or MicroStation, and examine drawings for conformity and errors.
  • Review all aspects of CADD drawings, such as drawing standards, spelling, readability, and accuracy.
  • Coordinate design and drafting with project managers and engineers from the outset to completion.
  • Maintain proficiency in the latest relevant technologies.
  • Ensure proper adherence to company standards of procedure.


  • Minimum high school diploma or associate degree with a certificate in drafting technology or a related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a related field.
  • Experience working with Illinois DOTs or local agencies is an asset but not required.
  • Proficiency in Microstation/Geopak, Open Road Designer, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D.
  • Skilled technical reading skills.
  • Strong working knowledge and use of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to work within set procedures and policies to ensure that privacy protocols and standard operating procedures are always followed.
  • An enthusiastic and dynamic character who works well in a team setting with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

QEI is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.