Are you ready to take on a new challenge and elevate your career to the next level?  The offices of Michael K. Nunley & Associates, Inc. (MKN) are seeking a highly motivated CAD Senior Designer who is excited to become part of a growing, highly respected water resources engineering and planning firm. We are a rapidly growing, team-oriented and highly motivated group with offices in San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, San Jose, Bakersfield, Fresno, Irvine, and Ventura. This position would work out of our San Luis Obispo or Arroyo Grande location with the option to work remotely as well. MKN believes in the important balance between work and personal life and strongly supports our staff in achieving this goal.


Duties will include but are not limited to participating in a drafting/design team; creating construction plans using AutoCAD and Civil 3D; creating record drawings from field notes and markups; drafting construction details; creating ground surfaces and profiles; designing pipelines, structures, and mechanical equipment; and performing quantity takeoffs of construction documents, among other drafting and design responsibilities as directed by an Engineering Operations Manager and in coordination with a supervising drafter/designer.   


Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, as well as eagerness and enthusiasm to serve on a wide variety of planning and engineering projects throughout California.

Requirements & Experience:

Significant coursework or a degree in computer-aided drafting and design are required.  Minimum 5 years of experience is preferred.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States; MKN does not sponsor foreign nationals for employment-based visas or permanent residence.

Compensation & Benefits:

The salary range for this role will be between $45.00 and $54.00 per hour based on education and experience. The firm offers competitive benefits and most importantly an opportunity for mentorship by a senior team with water/wastewater/recycled water infrastructure experience on major regional projects throughout the western US.

Please email your resume to  For additional information regarding MKN please refer to our website,

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