Sr. Designer/Drafter in Cranberry Township, PA at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/26/2020

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Job Description

Parsons is now hiring a Senior Designer/Drafter for our rapidly expanding portfolio of projects.  Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your knowledge and developing technical skills will propel your career forward.

Our Designers at this level typically take engineering notes, specifications, rough sketches, etc., and formalizes them into working drawings.    In this role, you will develop moderately complex working drawings from engineering notes, sketches, and/or detailed drawings, ensuring that they meet company and industry standards and codes. Our Designers understand the materials and methods normally used within the assigned discipline.  


  • Utilizes a CAD (MicroStation) to prepare highway and/or bridge plans from rough sketches and/or from general engineering and design information according to established standards and procedures. 
  • Works closely with other Designer/Drafters and Engineers to ensure a coordinated design.
  • Applies standard drafting/design principles and theories to complete assignments. 
  • Utilizes technical manuals to ensure compliance with company policies and applicable standards and codes such as PennDOT and PA Turnpike.
  • Manage and maintain all master and project drawings.
  • Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.   
  • Reads and understands orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) designs and supplier/manufacturer drawings.
  • Makes required changes, additions, and/or revisions, as directed by immediate supervisor.


  • Associate's or equivalent technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent) is preferred
  • 4+ years of relevant experience (PennDOT and PA Turnpike preferred).
  • Proficiency with Microstation, InRoads and AutoCAD software
  • Ability to interpret and ensure conformance to applicable standards such as AASHTO, PennDOT, relevant standards/guidelines, as well as company policies and procedures.


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


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