CAD Designer

StormTrap    Chicago, IL
Job Description

StormTrap, a world leader in stormwater management solutions, has an CAD Designer opportunity available. This is a terrific opportunity for a talented technical AutoCAD specialist and self-driven, detail oriented professional to join a growing group of committed teammates that provide stormwater management solutions to civil engineers, developers, municipalities and construction professionals.

About Us

StormTrap is an innovative leader that provides precast concrete stormwater management solutions with a patented system for detention, retention and harvesting. In addition, StormTrap provides treatment solutions for urban runoff and other stormwater quality requirements.

StormTrap is headquartered in suburban Chicago, IL, and provides sustainable stormwater management solutions for low impact development initiatives across the world. As a continuously growing company, we actively recruit bright, results-driven professionals who are motivated by new challenges and the opportunity to succeed. At StormTrap, we’re passionate about what we do and we develop our team members through education and coaching to provide them with opportunities for personal growth and career advancement. Join a team of innovative professionals with a focus on stormwater management, a commitment to our environment and a shared excitement for the sustainable future.


The CAD Designer is responsible for providing design and drafting support to a network of regional Territory Managers (TM), General Sales Managers (GSM), and/or Project Managers (PM). This position requires a technical competency within the engineering and construction industry, particularly the ability to read civil engineering specifications and design plans with relevance to stormwater applications. This position works with a group of designers in a corporate office setting and provides support primarily through non-face-to-face interaction, such as: telephone, e-mail, and chatter. The position must be able to manage multiple projects, be an effective time manager to meet project deadlines, and effectively prioritize workload with TM’s, PM’s and GSM’s.


  • Support the drafting department by utilizing AutoCAD skills to create preliminary design layouts and budget estimates, approval drawings and shop fabrication drawings following StormTrap’s design guidelines and drafting procedures.
  • Review civil engineering plans to complete preliminary designs with general design criteria provided by TM’s and GSM’s and our CRM (Salesforce). Drawings shall be completed utilizing StormTrap’s in house proprietary software program, Bid Wizard as well as AutoCAD. Will work closely with the TM’s to ensure design intent and to provide the most cost-efficient solution to our clients.
  • Review civil engineering plans to provide a detailed set of approval drawings that will indicate all pipe connections, access openings, outlet control structures and/or other design features for each specific StormTrap system. Must be able to manipulate 3D models by adding openings and design features to piece part and assembly models.
  • Prepare detailed shop drawings utilizing 2D AutoCAD while adhering to StormTrap drawing standards and utilizing engineering design matrices and guidelines.
  • Review completed work at all phases of design for completeness and correctness.
  • Support the overall drafting and design needs of all StormTrap departments (Marketing, Operations, Sales).
  • Job Requirements
  • 1 to 3 years of civil drafting experience but will consider training the right candidate with lesser experience.
  • Requires outstanding 2D AutoCAD skills with 3D modeling experience preferred
  • Must be able to read and understand civil plans sets
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • The ability to maintain a high level of professionalism
  • Travel

    Company-wide meetings may result in occasional overnight travel (estimated at 1-2 instances per year).


    The Company offers a competitive salary and incentive package as well a comprehensive benefit package.

    StormTrap, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

    Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:06:08 GMT

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