Northwest Environmental Business Council
  • 27-Mar-2018 to 26-May-2018 (PST)
  • Farallon Consulting, LLC
  • Issaquah, WA, USA
  • Full Time

Farallon Consulting, L.L.C. has an opening for an experienced full-time CAD Technician in its Issaquah, Washington office.

Farallon's outstanding reputation for resolving challenges on a broad array of environmental projects is the result of the expertise and dedication of highly motivated professionals working toward a common goal. To build on this reputation, Farallon is committed to attracting high-quality people and retaining them for the long term.

Farallon provides an integrated suite of environmental consulting and engineering services to a wide range of private- and public-sector clients. Specialty areas include environmental due diligence, site characterization, engineering/remediation services, natural resources, stormwater management, and mediation/litigation support. The firm is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, with branch offices in Seattle and Bellingham, Washington; Portland, Bend, and Baker City, Oregon; and Oakland, Folsom, and Irvine, California.



Work with Farallon's scientists and engineers to develop high quality figures, exhibits, and plan sets for technical reports, litigation support, and design and construction documents in a team-oriented environment.

The position will consist of full time AutoCAD support to both Farallon's engineering group as well as the company at large for detailed technical drawings and other figures. Work with others to improve Farallon's technical drawings through the application of uniform standards, incorporation of appropriate xrefs, and best practices. Build and maintain AutoCAD resources to be used by other AutoCAD drafters and help junior staff develop essential skills.


Requirements and Qualifications  

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in AutoCAD, 8 preferred.
  • Experience with AutoCAD extensions including Civil 3D.
  • Previous experience preparing complete engineering plan sets and maintaining AutoCAD resources such as lisps, templates, xref libraries, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and maps.
  • Knowledge of environmental consulting and engineering practices.
  • Competent with MS Office suite including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Able to follow detailed instructions; thorough and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as a well as accept direction on given assignments.
  • Other graphics design and/or modeling or rendering software experience a plus.




  • Prepare CAD drawings and plan sets, maintain CAD file structure for new and existing projects.
  • Works with project managers to prepare drawing, plan sets, and exhibits as needed.
  • Prepare accurate detailed drawings from data supplied by field surveys.
  • Read and implement redline revisions to figures to create final products.
  • Provide support for cartographic design and map production in CAD.
  • Develop and maintain CAD xref libraries, title blocks, and other resources for all corporate CAD work.
  • Improve CAD production and workflow and best practices through application of experience and coordination with other team members.



Farallon Consulting offers competitive wages and benefits, including:


  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan for all employees. Farallon is 100% employee owned.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday Pay
  • 401k with Employer Matching
  • Health Savings Account/Flexible Spending Program   

Farallon Consulting, L.L.C. is an EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, age (except for bona fide occupational qualifications), sex, pregnancy (including childbirth or a related medical condition), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military leave or service, status as a disabled veteran or other covered veteran status, participation in EEO protected activity, any other status protected by federal, state, or local law, or association with a person on the basis of one or more of the foregoing.

If you would like to be considered for this position with the Farallon team, submit a resume online at


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