Drafting / Civil 3D Technician – Entry-Level

Coughlin Porter Lundeen

Status / Full-Time
Location / Seattle (Downtown)


Coughlin Porter Lundeen has been in business for over 25 years and continues successful partnerships throughout the Puget Sound. We pride ourselves on providing a level of service and quality that is unmatched in the region. We work in many market sectors on both public and private building projects. Our clients include Microsoft, Amazon.com, Vulcan, Boeing, Children’s Hospital, Virginia Mason, Starbucks, Washington State University, and the University of Washington.


Coughlin Porter Lundeen is seeking an entry-level civil engineering drafting/ Civil3D technician.  This position offers the opportunity to be involved in many types of projects, supporting our team in a wide variety of engineering design and drafting tasks.  Candidates must be proactive, have excellent communication skills, and a professional attitude.  Technicians should be prepared to work on multiple projects through all phases of documentation.  Candidates must have solid math skills as well as the ability to work quickly and efficiently, maintain a positive attitude, learn and grow in the position, and lead others.


  • Completion of CAD Tech education program.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with colleagues and other team members.
  • Willingness to learn and demonstrate dependability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


  • Prior experience at Consulting Civil Engineer firm is preferred.
  • Some professional experience in Civil drafting – related to civil site development CAD drafting using AutoCAD with an emphasis in Civil 3D (i.e. – designs for street plans, storm drains, water and reclaimed water for various commercial and private land development, etc.).


This is a full-time, hourly position; compensation will be determined by the candidate’s qualifications. Position benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Our firm also offers a transit subsidy (Orca pass), as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. We offer a generous retirement savings plan which includes company matching and profit sharing contributions, and all employees are eligible for merit bonuses.

We are committed to rewarding the hard work and initiative shown by our team members. As our business is founded on excellence in client service, creating careers for our employees – rather than just jobs – is key to maintaining the loyalty of our clients.

Additional information regarding our workplace and benefits can be found here.

Please send resume and letter of interest or requests for information to: humanresources@cplinc.com