Technical Illustrator-CAD/3D Modeling/Graphics Design Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-640411
    • Job Location: Multiple Locations, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 17, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is a highly qualified professional consulting firm comprised of environmental scientists, geologists, biologists, planners, environmental engineers, wetland scientists, GIS professionals, archaeologists and architectural historians, LEED accredited professionals, sustainability experts, and visual information specialists. We provide a wide range of services in environmental impact assessment, urban planning, soil and groundwater assessment & remediation, and biological and cultural resources, focusing on California's unique and challenging regulatory and policy environment.

Recognized as a Zweig Group nationally rated 'Best Places to Work' in 2015 and 2017, we invest in our employees through competitive salaries, benefits and incentive programs designed to further the professional development of each employee in line with the firm's business goals and needs.

We are seeking a dynamic, self-driven, and detail-oriented professional for a Technical Illustrator-CAD/3D Modeling/Graphics Design Technician opening to join our team on a full, part-time, or as needed basis.

The Technical Illustrator CAD/Graphics Design Technician performs work in a variety of capacities:

Drafting work is performed using AutoCAD and/or equivalent design and documentation software, requiring knowledge and skill in drafting methods, procedures, and techniques, prepares drawings of structures, facilities, land profiles, flowcharts, site plans, cross-sections, and similar graphics related to environmental services. Imports and revises information obtained from other engineering and planning firms.

3D Modeling is performed using Trimble Sketchup to create accurately scaled 3D models. Models are used in viewshed analysis, massing studies, shadow, visual simulations, verification, and light based analysis and generally exported to pdf format.

Graphic design support includes but is not limited to the preparation of presentation ready graphics, contract deliverables, infographics, and reports. This is accomplished through the development and revision of graphic layouts to improve the quality and enhance the usability of these documents using specialized graphics computer software. Use of software programs including, but not limited to, Adobe Illustrator (high proficiency), Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign; Corel Designer; Microsoft PowerPoint and Word.

Beneficial skills the candidates may have include GIS support and video editing:

  • GIS Support: utilize GIS software (ESRI), create multiple types of maps and implements GIS analytical tools for producing information for use in environmental and biological reports. Acquires, maintains, and updates GIS data layers; makes GIS data layers available company-wide for viewing and querying via published map files, acquires digital aerial photography and other assets for use in mapping, and maintains the GIS library and metadata. Use of multiple ArcMap plug-ins, scripting, ortho-rectification, data modeling, and differential correction of field data acquired from GPS equipment.
  • Video Editing: utilize Adobe Premier to edit training videos, marketing materials, proof of concepts and innovation

Experience and Skills:


  • Technical capacity
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Photoshop
    • Acrobat
    • InDesign
    • Premier
    • AutoCAD
    • SketchUp
    • Microsoft PowerPoint & Word
  • Communication proficiency
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Thoroughness
  • Collaboration skills
  • Organization

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The Technician must be able to work in a fast pace environment, able to work well with team members and equally able to work alone. Must be enthusiastic and self-disciplined in order to organize time and prioritize assignments. Multitasking and problem-solving skills are essential. Excellent communication skills including experience working across multiple office locations is strongly desired.