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CAD Technician, Surveying

RaganSmith is seeking a full-time CAD Technician specializing in surveying based in our Nashville office. This position is responsible for providing CAD support for land surveyors, serving as a key member of the team on a wide range of projects in the expanding geospatial practice. The CAD Technician will also collaborate internally with other CAD technicians, civil engineers, and landscape architects to assist our clients in the development of commercial, residential, and mixed-use projects.


  • Use CAD software to prepare boundary and topographic surveys along with subdivision plots
  • Work with field survey team to collect and analyze data
  • Collaborate with project managers to create plans
  • Keep site data and plans organized
  • Additional related duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience preparing survey or civil site plans
  • Ability to work with deadlines in a team environment
  • Strength in multi-department coordination
  • Proficient written and verbal communication 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years relevant experience
  • Drafting experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D and Trimble Business Center


  • 100% covered health, dental and vision insurance, group term life insurance, identity theft protection, long-term and short-term disability coverage, telemedicine, and long term care insurance 
  • Generous PTO, paid holidays, and three additional paid days between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Profit sharing bonus
  • 401(k) contribution
  • Flexible work environment
  • Focus on work-life balance

RaganSmith was founded in 1933 as a land surveying company. More than eight decades later, we have grown into an interdisciplinary consulting firm of experienced civil engineers, landscape architects, transportation experts, savvy surveyors, and brilliant land planners serving the private and public sectors. 

RaganSmith is an equal opportunity employer recognizing the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

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