Structural Bridge CADD Designer

Michael Baker International
May 3, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
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Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The firm offers a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker International’s focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 80 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record (ENR). Michael Baker International’s Mission is to make a difference by providing innovative solutions to sustain the future and further the safety, security and quality of life for people across the globe by providing the highest level of expertise, unmatched quality and effective project teams for a diverse range of projects and clients. Michael Baker International offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union. To learn more, please visit us on the web at . Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify Employer


Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit


Michael Baker International has addressed bridge design, construction and preservation challenges with innovative and sustainable solutions.  Exemplifying its depth and versatility in the bridge space, Michael Baker International, ranked Number Five by Engineering News-Record in its annual ranking of Bridge Design Firms in the United States, has partnered with clients on a full spectrum of bridge types-from conventional grade separations to major, complex river crossings, including trusses, arches, box girders and cable-stayed bridges.


As a part of our Engineering Team, the Structural Bridge CADD Technician/Designer will work with our engineering team to develop structural, bridge, roadway, drainage, and civil transportation drawings from engineering notes, sketches, and/or detailed drawings to ensure each design meets what the client is looking for.  

•Utilize a CADD workstation to prepare engineering drawings for preliminary and final plan sets.

•Produce CADD drawings in Microstation as required for projects mainly involving bridges and other structures.  AutoCAD capabilities are a plus.

•Work closely with other designer/drafters and engineers to ensure coordinated design 

•Apply standard drafting/design principles and theories to complete assignments

•Use technical manuals to ensure compliance with company policies and applicable standards such as ones employed by the state Departments of Transportation (DOT's)

•Read and understand orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) designs

•Produce 3D deliverables using OpenBridge Designer and OpenRoads Designer

•Independently set up workspaces and initiate projects

•Enforce adherence to department CADD standards thorough performance of CADD peer reviews

•Other duties as assigned


•          Two-year technical degree or certification of completion

•          10-15+ years of related computer aided design and drafting (CADD) within civil engineering or bridges and other transportation structures and related work

•          Familiarity with DOT Bridge standard plans and CADD requirements

•          Proficient in MicroStation and OpenBridge Designer; and OpenRoads Designer,  AutoCAD and GIS a plus

•          Experience in CADD Management and leading CADD training and office standards is a plus.


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

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