Meyer, Meyer, LaCroix & Hixson, Inc. is seeking a CAD Technician in our Alexandria, Louisiana office. This position is for an experienced CAD Technician interested in preparing advanced engineering drawings utilizing CAD systems. Projects are generally related to public and private utilities, transportation and site development.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with project engineers or survey personnel in producing design documents.
  • Produces plans, profiles, and detail drawings, maps and illustrations using CAD systems by incorporating standard and typical details or field data as directed.
  • Develops plans/drawings and details for projects with guidance from an engineer or a designer.
  • Assists in the preparation of quantity take-offs for cost estimates.
  • Responsible for the reproduction of plan documents.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of desgin and drafting techniques, engineering drawing, CAD/graphics, computer model work, and the interpretation of technical drawings.
  • Must have an advanced working knowledge of computer and CAD systems.
  • Ability to understand and use established company standards for drafting - including layer names; line and character styles; drawings and file names for sheet layouts.
  • Effective interpersonal skills for interaction with colleagues and clients.
  • The ability to prepare plan and profile sheets, grading and utility plans using Civil 3D

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Must have completed advanced courses in drafting and CAD operation or have at least 3 years of progressive CAD experience.
  • Other combinations of applicable education, training and experience which provide the qualifications necessary to perform effectively in this position may be considered.

The successful candidate will possess an excellent command of the English language including both written and oral communication; have strong problem-solving skills; will have a superior work ethic and the desire to advance; and will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or with team members. Proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microsoft Word and Excell is required. 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Meyer, Meyer, LaCroix & Hixson, Inc., Attention: Human Resources, 100 Engineer Place, Alexandria, LA  71303, or email to employment@mmlh.com. For more information about MML&H, please visit our website at www.mmlh.com

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