PacXone for Civil Infrastructure

With new Building Information Modeling (BIM), organizations need to rethink their workflow and how to utilize technology such as Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite that provides model-based civil, structural and utility design. 

PacXone is the ideal solution to help you implement and leverage the comprehensive CAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools and workflows contained within the Infrastructure Design Suite software.

Why Should Your Organization Use PacXone?

No matter your role, PacXone helps bring more value to your organization whether that is in increased use of your technology investments, lowering training and onboarding costs or taking on new projects. Ultimately companies use PacXone to help grow and strengthen their bottom line.

For Executives

PacXone helps enforce standard practices and share corporate knowledge, thereby lowering your costs and positioning your organization for growth.

  • Expand service offerings to generate new revenue.
  • Lessen worker frustration, and increase employee retention.
  • Create a flexible workforce, maximizing team resources by confidently sharing work between offices while keeping your clients happy.
  • Keep training costs low while accelerating the onboarding process.
For Managers

PacXone enables your teams to maintain high utilization rates, getting people the answers they need to stay productive.

  • Immediate access to answers keeps work stoppage to a minimum and allows people to maximize billable time.
  • Document standard procedures and project processes to ensure a consistent “Standard of Care”.
  • Extract and share knowledge from all parts of the organization.
For Architects/Engineers/Designers

PacXone empowers you to solve your own problems quickly and to contribute your knowledge and experience to the rest of the organization.

  • No more searching for answers on the Internet with little guarantee of the trustworthiness of the results.
  • Stay up to date with the latest changes in the technology to ensure you are staying ahead of the curve.
  • Feel confident using new tools while staying billable and meeting your deadlines.




  • Meet Client Requirements
    Project workflows help guide through procedures to ensure consistency and ability to deliver projects according to your client standards and best practices.
  • Replace Multi-day Classroom Training
    Live, expert-led on-line classes allow you to take just the right amount of training while getting your questions answered on the spot.
  • Leverage Technology Investments
    Promote the proper use of the modeling, analysis, and design tools by your project teams at the appropriate times in your BIM process.
  • Just-in-time learning
    “How-to” Videos and Recorded Training Classes enable people to learn when they need it while working on projects, increasing proficiency by showing the right options, settings and buttons to click.
  • Help When You’re Stuck
    Cheat Sheets cut the time people spend searching for answers by re-familiarizing themselves on infrequent tasks with your organization’s unique tips, tricks and secrets.
  • Connect with Subject Matter Experts
    People can ask for help from their peers, internal helpdesk or from PacifiCAD experts using built-in chat.
Find out how PacifiCAD can help your company succeed with PacXone


AutoCAD Workflows

  • AutoCAD Interface and Concepts
  • Start and Save a Drawing
  • Draw Model
  • Edit Drawing
  • Annotate Drawing
  • Work with Blocks
  • Share and Collaborate on the Design
  • Publish the Drawing
Autodesk Design Review Workflows

  • Autodesk Design Review
AutoCAD Map 3D Workflows

Map Creation

  • Map Setup and Planning – Import, Connect or Transformation?
  • Connect to Map Data
  • Import Map Data
  • Transformation between Drawings – CAD Graphics Only
  • Point Transformation – Between Point File and Drawing
  • Point Transformation – Survey Database
  • Edit Connected Source Features
  • Analyze Connected Data (Features)
  • Edit Imported Data in Drawing
  • Analyze Imported Data (Graphics)
  • Export Data
AutoCAD Civil 3D Workflows

Getting Started

  • Fundamental Concepts

Bridge Design

  • Create Concrete Bridge Design

Create Project

  • Project Setup
  • Convert Land Desktop Project to a Civil 3D drawing
  • Importing Eagle Point Project Data into Civil 3D


  • Residential Grading Toolbox
  • Create Parking Lots
  • Detention Pond with Berm
  • Residential Lots

Gravity Pipes

  • Pipe Network Layout
  • Pipe Network Creation with Rules and Interference Checks
  • Pipe Network Setup for SSA or Storm Sewers


  • Calculate Runoff
  • Calculate Pipe Flow
  • Individual Non-Network Calculations

Part Builder

  • Create Custom Pipe Part

Plan Set Preparation

  • Sheets Toolbox
  • Annotation Toolbox

Pressure Pipes

  • Create a Parts List for Pressure Networks
  • Lay out Pressure Pipe Network (in Plan)
  • Editing Pressure Network (in Profile)
  • Add Pressure Network Labels & Tables

Quantity Takeoff

  • Prepare Master QTO Files & Templates
  • Calculate Project Quantities

Rail Design

  • Create Rail Design

Roadway Design

  • Create Simple Road Design
  • Create Cul-de-sac Road Design
  • Road Design Toolbox
  • Create Intersection
  • Create Highway Design
  • Create Roadway Reconstruction Design
  • Create Roundabout Design
  • Corridor Creation – Expert Mode

Soil Boring Surface

  • Create Borehole Surfaces (Geotechnical Module)
  • Create Borehole Surfaces (Designers Companion)

Storm and Sanitary Analysis

  • Project Planning for SSA
  • Network Setup in Civil 3D
  • Setup and Analysis of a Pipe Network in SSA
  • Update Project in Civil 3D

Subassembly Composer

  • Create a Custom Subassembly


  • Transferring Data from the Field
  • Entering and Adjusting Traverses
  • Transferring Data to the Field
  • Create Parcels
  • Existing Ground Surfaces Toolbox
  • Analyze Surfaces Toolbox
  • Working with Point Clouds
  • Point Transformation

DOT Workflows

  • Alaska
    • Create Survey Basemap and Topo Drawing
    • Create the Survey Project Drawing
    • Existing ROW Basemap Creation
    • Create Record Planset
    • Road Design Process
  • Wisconsin
    • Project Folder Structure and Naming Conventions
    • Configure Civil 3D for WisDOT
    • P&P Sheet Creation
    • X-Section Sheet Creation
    • Volumes by X-Section
    • Create Parcels
    • Road Design Process
    • Road Design Toolbox
    • Import Photogrammetric Survey Data
    • Import Field Survey Data
    • Entering and Adjusting Traverses
    • Transferring Data to the Field
    • Existing Ground Surfaces Toolbox
    • Analyze Surfaces Toolbox
Autodesk Infraworks Workflows

Getting Started with Autodesk Infraworks

  • Fundamental Concepts

Create a Conceptual Design in Infraworks

  • Create the Infraworks Project
  • Import and Configure Existing Data Sources
  • Create Conceptual Design Features
  • Add Additional Feature to Increase Realism
  • Create Presentation Materials
  • Transfer Conceptual Data to Civil 3D

Create and Optimize a Corridor Design

  • Create the Infraworks Project
  • Import and Configure Existing Data Sources
  • Create Conceptual Corridor Design
  • Transfer Conceptual Data to Civil 3D
Autodesk Vehicle Tracking Workflows

  • Creating and Editing a Parking Lot
  • Designing a Roundabout
  • Swept Path Analysis (AutoDrive)
  • System Configuration
Autodesk Navisworks Workflows

Navisworks Project Review

  • Interface and Concepts
  • Export Models
  • Start Navisworks Project
  • Review the Project
  • Visualization
  • Simulate the Construction
  • Locate Interferences
Autodesk 3Ds Max Design Workflows

Project Visualization

  • Export the Model from Design Software
  • 3ds Max Design Project and Scene Set Up
  • Create and Import Objects
  • Set Up Cameras
  • Scene Materials
  • Illumination and Effects
  • Render

Project Visualization using Civil 3D

  • Export the Civil 3D Data
  • Import the Design into 3ds Max Design
  • Add Additional Content to the Scene
  • Light the Scene
  • Render the Scene
  • Bring in Design Changes
Interoperability Workflows

Civil 3D to Revit Toposurface

  • Export Civil 3D Site Model
  • Site/Coordination Revit Project
Implementation Workflows

Civil 3D Implementation (Basic)

  • Civil 3D Implementation Process (Basic)

Civil 3D Implementation (Enterprise)

  • Implementation Process for Civil 3D

Civil 3D Styles and Template Creation

  • Creating Civil 3D Styles and Templates
  • Eagle Point Template Drawing for Civil 3D

Pinnacle Series Implementation

  • Deployment Preparation
  • Awareness and On-going Use
BIM and Project Delivery Workflows

BIM Implementation Workflow

  • Getting Started Concepts
  • Creating a BIM Project Execution Plan

BIM Overview Process Map – Map Example

  • Validate Program
  • Schematic Design
  • Perform Cost Estimation
  • Perform 3D Coordination
  • Develop Virtual Prototypes
  • Create 4D Model
  • Perform Engineering Analysis
  • Author Design Development

BIM Overview Process Map – Project Example

  • Design Authoring
  • Energy Analysis
  • Perform 4D Modeling
  • Perform 3D Coordination

BIM Overview Process Map – Template

  • Building (Preventative) Maintenance Scheduling
  • Building Systems Analysis
  • Asset Management
  • Space Management and Tracking
  • Disaster Planning
  • Record Modeling
  • Site Utilization Planning
  • Construction System Design (Virtual Mockup)
  • Digital Fabrication
  • 3D Control and Planning (Digital Layout)
  • 3D Coordination
  • Design Authoring
  • Engineering Analysis (Structural, Lighting, Energy, Mechanical)
  • Facility Energy Analysis
  • Structural Analysis
  • Lighting Analysis
  • Sustainability (LEED) Evaluation
  • Code Validation
  • Design Reviews
  • Programming
  • Site Analysis
  • Phase Planning (4D Modeling)
  • Cost Estimation (Quantity Takeoff)
  • Existing Conditions Modeling

Integrated Project Delivery

  • Conceptualization
  • Criteria Design
  • Detailed Design
  • Implementation Documents
  • Agency Coordination and Final Buyout
  • Construction
  • Closeout
Bluebeam Revu 12 Workflows

Construction Management

  • Construction Modeling
  • Cost Estimation
  • Punch Lists

Design Management

  • PDF Creation
  • Document Review
  • Review Coordination

How-to Videos

AutoCAD Videos

AutoCAD Interface and Concepts

  • Fundamental Overview of Layers
  • Fundamental Overview of Model Space and Layouts
  • Fundamental Overview of Object Selection
  • Fundamental Overview of the User Interface
  • Using the Design Center

Starting and Saving Drawings

  • Creating a New Drawing
  • Assigning Layer and Object Properties
  • Using AutoCAD Drawing Utilities

Drawing Model Geometry

  • Draw 3D Polylines
  • Draw Arcs
  • Draw Circles
  • Draw Lines
  • Draw Polylines
  • Draw Splines
  • Layer Visibility
  • Place Points
  • Setting Elevation for Drawing Objects

Editing Objects

  • Erase Objects
  • Move Objects
  • Copy Objects
  • Rotate Objects
  • Scale Objects
  • Offset Objects
  • Mirror Objects
  • Trim Objects
  • Extend Objects
  • Fillet Objects
  • Break Objects
  • Changing Object Properties
  • Match Object Layer
  • Cleanup Drawing
  • Cleanup Display

Annotating the Drawing

  • Add Empty Table
  • Add Formatted Paragraphs
  • Add Hatches Fills and Wipeouts
  • Add Leadered Text
  • Add Simple Notes and Labels
  • Dimension Objects
  • Setting Up a Dimension Style
  • Setting Up a Multileader Style
  • Setting Up a Table Style
  • Setting Up a Text Style
  • Using Leader Styles
  • Using Dimension Styles
  • Using Text Styles and Properties
  • Using Annotative Text Styles

Working with Blocks

  • Define Block in Current Drawing
  • Define Block in New Drawing
  • Export Block Definition

Sharing and Collaborating

  • Add Georeferenced Map
  • Add Table with External Data Linked
  • Attach External References
  • Attach Images
  • Export Block Attribute Data to Excel

Publishing the Drawing

  • Create Layout
  • Plot Single Layout
  • Publish Single Layout to PDF
  • Publish Multiple Layouts

Publish Using Sheet Sets

AutoCAD Civil 3D Videos

What’s New in Civil 3D 2015

  • Anchoring Profile Geometry Points to Alignment Geometry Points
  • Displaying Online Map Imagery
  • Displaying Sliced Network Parts in Section Views
  • Editing Constraints on Profile Curves
  • Labeling Corridor Points in Section Views
  • Re-associating Labels to Different Objects
  • Replacing Subassemblies
  • Setting Frequency Increments in Corridors


  • Calculating Cant for Rail Alignment
  • Calculating Superelevation on Alignments
  • Creating Alignments from Layout Tools
  • Creating Alignments from Objects
  • Creating Offset Alignments
  • Creating a Widening Alignment
  • Editing Alignments


  • Changing the Precision of Labels
  • Labeling ROW on Section Views
  • Labeling Link Codes on Section Views
  • Labeling Point Codes on Section Views
  • Placing Alignment Labels
  • Placing Parcel Labels
  • Placing Pipe Network Labels
  • Placing Pressure Pipe Labels
  • Placing Profile Labels
  • Placing Section Labels
  • Placing Surface Labels
  • Using Expressions in Labels


  • Creating Assemblies
  • Editing Assemblies
  • Using Offset Assemblies
  • Using Stripping Subassemblies

Bridge Design

  • Completing and Viewing the Bridge Model
  • Completing the Road Definition Form
  • Defining the Bridge Substructures
  • Defining the Bridge Superstructures
  • Projecting the Bridge Model on Section Views
  • Reviewing and Modifying the Bridge Layout


  • Adding a Corridor Surface Boundary
  • Creating a Corridor
  • Creating a Corridor Surface
  • Editing Corridor Parameters
  • Using the Intersection Wizard

Data Shortcuts

  • Creating and Referencing Data Shortcuts
  • Editing Data Shortcuts
  • Setting Up Data Shortcuts


  • Creating a Drawing from a Template
  • Understanding Object & Component Layers
  • Using Transparent Commands

Grading and Feature Lines

  • Creating Feature Lines from Objects
  • Creating a Simple Grading Group
  • Creating Feature Lines
  • Creating Grading Infills
  • Editing Feature Lines Geometry
  • Editing Feature Lines Elevations
  • Editing Grading Objects


  • Creating Parcels from Layout Tools
  • Creating Parcels from Objects

Part Builder

  • Adding Floor Thickness Values to a Structure in Part Builder
  • Changing the Floor Thickness of a Structure in Part Builder
  • Editing Pipe Sizes in Part Builder
  • Create New Pipe Part
  • Set up Workplane and Drawing Environment
  • Create Pipe Geometry
  • Create COL Geometry
  • Define Model Dimensions and Parameters
  • Define Constraints
  • Test Part Geometry and Constraints
  • Define Size Parameters
  • Generate Part Bitmap
  • Validate Part

Pipe Networks Gravity

  • Creating Pipe Network Profiles
  • Creating Pipe Networks
  • Creating Pipe Network from Objects
  • Editing Pipe Networks
  • Running Pipe Network Interference Checks

Pipe Networks Pressure

  • Creating a Pressure Network in Plan
  • Creating a Pressure Network Parts List
  • Editing a Pressure Network in Plan
  • Editing a Pressure Network Profile

Plans Production

  • Creating Plan and Profile Sheets
  • Creating Section Sheets
  • Creating View Frames

Point Clouds

  • Creating a Point Cloud
  • Creating Surface from Point Cloud


  • Creating Civil 3D Points from Blocks
  • Importing a Point File
  • Importing Survey Data
  • Using the Point Creation Tools


  • Creating Design Profiles
  • Creating Existing Ground Profiles
  • Editing Profiles

Quantities and Volumes

  • Calculating Corridor Earthwork Quantities
  • Calculating Corridor Material Quantities
  • Calculating Surface Volumes


  • Creating Sample Lines
  • Creating Section Views
  • Editing Corridor Sections

Soil Boring Surfaces (Designers Companion)

  • Create Borehole Surfaces and Profiles
  • Import Borehole Data
  • Manage Soil Boring Data
  • Manage Surfaces

Soil Boring Surfaces (Geotechnical Module)

  • Create and Manage Strata Surfaces
  • Import Borehole Data
  • Sample Profiles from Strata Surfaces

Storm and Sanitary Analysis

  • Creating and Editing Network Links
  • Creating and Editing Network Nodes
  • Creating and Editing Subbasins
  • Creating Plots
  • Running an Analysis
  • Setting up a Sanitary Network
  • Setting up Bypass Flow for Inlets on Grade
  • Setting up IDF Curves and Rain gauge Data
  • Setting up SSA Project
  • Understanding Project and Analysis Options
  • Understanding SSA Basics

Subassembly Composer

  • Preparing to Create a Subassembly
  • Creating a Custom Subassembly
  • Importing a Subassembly into Civil 3D


  • Adding Boundaries to Surfaces
  • Adding Breaklines to Surfaces
  • Creating Surface from Contours
  • Creating Surfaces

Survey Database

  • Creating a Survey Database
  • Importing Files in Survey Database
  • Editing Survey Database Figures

Civil 3D Tamplate Creation

  • Eagle Point Styles Template Introduction
  • Copying CAD Standards Between Drawings
  • Copying Civil 3D Styles Between Drawings
  • Importing Civil 3D Styles Settings
  • Defining Object Layers in Drawing Settings
  • Creating a Description Key Set
  • Manipulating Point Styles
  • Manipulating Point Label Styles
  • Defining Component Layers within Objects
  • Defining Layers within Object Label Styles
  • Defining CAD Settings for Family Label Styles
  • Manipulating Label Sets
  • Manipulating Band Sets
  • Manipulating Object View Styles
  • Manipulating Table Styles
  • Setting up Section View Project
  • Creating Multiple Section Views
  • Manipulating Group Plot Styles
  • Manipulating Section View Styles
  • Manipulating Section View Band Sets
  • Manipulating Table Styles for End Area Volumes
  • Creating Sheet Layouts with Plan Production
  • Manipulating Plan Production Templates
  • Creating Plan and Profile Sheets
  • Manipulating the Profile View Style
  • Manipulating the Profile Label Styles
  • Manipulating the Profile View Band Styles
  • Manipulating the Plan Production Template

Visualization in 3ds Max Design

  • Adding Content to the Scene
  • Exporting Data to 3ds Max Design
  • Importing Data into 3ds Max Design
  • Lighting and Rendering the Scene
Autodesk Infraworks Videos

Creating and Editing Features

  • Creating and Editing Features Overview
  • Creating and Editing Roads
  • Designing and Editing Roads

Creating Presentation Materials

  • Creating Renderings
  • Creating Storyboards

Exporting Data

  • Exporting Data to Civil 3D


  • Controlling Visual Effects
  • Infraworks Overview
  • Infraworks User Interface
  • Starting a Project
  • Understanding Proposals

Importing Data

  • Importing Data Overview
  • Importing Roads

Themes and Analysis

  • Creating Themes and Analyzing Features
Autodesk Vehicle Tracking Videos

  • Add Parking Rows
  • Analyze Vehicle Parking
  • Refine Parking Bays
  • Refine Parking Islands
  • Refine Parking Rows
  • Add Approach Roads
  • Add Crosswalks
  • Add Splitter Islands
  • Construct Road Centerlines
  • Create Roundabout
  • Create Roundabout Corridor
  • Define Drawing Settings Roundabout
  • Set Visibility Options
  • Add Details and Reports
  • Analyze Vehicle Path
  • Define Drawing Settings Swept Path
  • Define Vehicle Path
  • Edit Vehicle Path
  • Edit Vehicle Path Properties
AutoCAD Map 3D Videos


  • Analyzing Connected Data
  • Analyzing Imported Data
  • Creating a Connected Data Query

Connecting and Importing Data

  • Bringing in Map Images
  • Connecting to Data
  • Importing Map Data

Exporting Data

  • Export Civil 3D Objects to SHP

Editing Data

  • Editing Connected Data
  • Editing Imported Data

Themes and Styles

  • Creating Imported Data Theme
  • Setting Data Display Styles
  • Labels for Connected Data
  • Labels for Imported Graphics
Autodesk Navisworks Videos

Clash Detection

  • Setting Up a Clash Test
  • Running the Test


  • Understanding Navisworks Files and Formats
  • Understanding the Navisworks Interface

Project Review

  • Creating a Navisworks Project
  • Exporting Civil 3D Models
  • Exporting Revit Models
  • Navigating the Project
  • Overriding Object Appearance and Visibility
  • Redlining the Project
  • Selecting Objects
  • Understanding the Navigation Tools
  • Using Navigation Aids, Grids, and Measuring Tools for Review
  • Using Switchback with AutoCAD
  • Using Switchback with Revit
  • Using the Sectioning Tools


  • Adding Dates and Task Types
  • Adding Tasks from External Data Source
  • Adding Tasks from Objects in the Project
  • Adding Tasks Manually
  • Running the Simulation


  • Creating a Viewpoint Animation

Live Instructor-Led Training

AutoCAD Training

General Classes

  • AutoCAD User Interface Introduction
  • Creating AutoCAD Objects
  • Detailing and Annotating in AutoCAD
  • Editing AutoCAD Objects
  • Preparing AutoCAD Sheets
  • Publishing/Plotting AutoCAD Drawings
  • Sharing and Collaborating with AutoCAD
  • Understanding AutoCAD Drawing Components
AutoCAD Civil 3D Training

Overview Classes

  • What’s New in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016*
  • Civil 3D Capabilities Overview
  • Civil 3D User Interface Introduction
  • How Civil 3D Styles Function
  • How to Create and Modify Styles
  • Recommendations for Styles and Template Organization
  • Data Shortcuts

*Content for previous versions of Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D included as recorded training videos.

Survey Classes

  • Import Survey Data
  • Working with and without the Survey Database
  • Working with Points
  • Creating and Editing Surfaces
  • How to Create Civil 3D Parcels
  • Point Clouds

Grading Classes

  • Feature Lines
  • Grading Groups
  • Volumes
  • Detention Pond and Parking Lot Workflows

Corridors Classes

  • How to Create and Edit Alignments
  • How to Create and Edit Profiles
  • How to Use and Create Assemblies
  • How to Create and Modify Corridors
  • Roadway Design Workflow
  • Techniques to Create Advanced Corridors
  • How to Edit Sections
  • How to Calculate Corridor Volumes
  • Controlling Corridor and Section Display
  • Rural Road Example
  • Right of Way Constraints
  • How to Handle Driveways
  • Corridors Are Not Just For Roads (Rail and Utilities)

Pipe Networks Classes

  • How to Lay out a Pipe Network
  • How to Control Pipe Network Styles/Parts
  • How to Use and Modify Pressure Networks

Plan Production Classes

  • How to Create Plan and Profile Sheets
  • How to Create Cross-Section Sheets
  • How to Set up Plan and Profile Sheets – Detailed
  • How to Set up Cross-Section Sheets – Detailed

Advanced Roadway Classes

  • How to Input Superelevation
  • How to Use Design Criteria
  • Fundamental Approach to Grading Intersections
  • Grading Roadway Intersections Made Easy
  • Grading a Complex Roadway Intersection (1 of 2)
  • Grading a Complex Roadway Intersection (2 of 2)
  • Roundabout Workflow
  • Cul-de-sac Workflow
  • How to Use Conditional Subassemblies
  • Modeling Low Profile Curbs using Feature Lines
  • Modeling Low Profile Curbs through Corridor Modeling – Part 1
  • Modeling Low Profile Curbs through Corridor Modeling – Part 2

Storm and Sanitary Analysis Classes

  • Pipe Network Setup in Civil 3D for SSA
  • SSA Pipe Network Analysis

Estimating Classes

  • Quantity Takeoff
  • Calculating Material Quantities using Quantity Takeoff
  • Calculating Material Quantities using Sample Lines
Civil 3D Companion Products Training

  • Data Reduction
  • Designers’ Companion
  • Surveyors’ Companion
Autodesk Infraworks Training

General Classes

  • Infraworks Overview
  • Infraworks User Interface
  • Importing Data into Infraworks
  • Creating and Editing Features in Infraworks
  • Creating Presentations in Infraworks

AutoCAD Map 3D Training

General Classes

  • Map 3D Basics
  • Created Connected Maps
  • Working With Connected Maps
  • Importing Graphics for a Map
  • Working with Imported Graphics
Autodesk 3Ds Max Design Training

  • Introduction to 3ds Max Design
  • Rendering a Revit Project in 3ds Max Design
  • Rendering a Civil 3D Project in 3ds Max Design
Autodesk Navisworks Training

  • Navisworks Overview
  • Getting Started with Navisworks
  • Project Simulation in Navisworks
  • Checking for Conflicts in Navisworks
Autodesk Vehicle Tracking Training

  • Parking Lot Design
  • Roundabout Design
  • Swept Path Prediction