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CAD Technician, Iowa

Kirkham Michael Urbandale, IA
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CAD Technician, Iowa

Full Time

Company Summary

Kirkham Michael is an award-winning multi-disciplined civil engineering firm dedicated to the success of our clients. We provide full-service engineering from concept to final design and construction engineering services.  Kirkham Michael provides integrated engineering and construction services to a wide variety of public and private clients. We are a dynamic firm focused on our clients’ success and we fulfill project and program needs from initial concept through implementation with innovative, yet practical solutions. We employ results-oriented professionals in offices throughout Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas.

Kirkham Michael continually invests in our people and their skills to maximize the value delivered to our clients.  Our engineering expertise, clear communications, and commitment to our clients’ success have been proven time and again on successful projects throughout the region.

Kirkham Michael is a growing company with great benefits. Join us today!

Summary/Objective

Experienced Drafter/CAD Operator performing technical drafting support for assigned projects under general supervision. Performs work as assigned from sketches, verbal instructions, and notes.  Prepares engineering drawings from rough sketches or from general engineering and design information (verbal instructions and notes) using CADD software programs and according to established standards and procedures. Revises or changes drawings, traces and/or copies existing drawings and completes simple calculations with specific instructions.  Has a working knowledge of engineering technology in a specific field.  May establish and maintain schedules.  

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Ability to work independently or with minimal instruction.
  • Understands and follows the company’s standard CADD procedures for layering and standard drawing procedures for sheet layout. 
  • Prepares engineering drawings from rough sketches or from general engineering and design information (verbal instructions and notes) using CADD software programs. 
  • Maintains schedules and offers progress reports. 
  • Revises or changes drawings, traces and/or copies existing drawings and completes simple calculations with specific instructions. 
  • Notes computer problems for CADD Supervisor.
  • Receives medium level of supervision and direction is required.

 Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

 Work Environment

  • Office environment

 Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

 Travel Required

  • Travel is not anticipated for this position, but some travel less than 5% may be requested for training or job specific tasks.

 Required Education and Experience

Requirements that are job-related and consistent with business necessity.

  • 1 year of experience using CADD Software (AutoCad or Microstation)
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent minimum 

 Preferred Education and Experience

Preferences that are job-related and consistent with business necessity.

  •  Associates Degree or equivalent preferred 
  • 1 year previous civil engineering related experience
  • Experience with Microstation

 Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All technician and designers may also be required to perform services identified in the surveyor and construction categories.  

We provide career growth opportunities and recognize and reward an individual's contributions, efforts, and teamwork. Kirkham Michael is a great place to work where you can achieve both your professional and personal goals. Kirkham Michael offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. We have an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP), 401K plan, professional membership and tuition reimbursement program, an employee assistance program, and a flexible spending account. At Kirkham Michael, employees are rewarded based on performance.  You create your own destiny!

 

Kirkham Michael is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted October 4, 2022
Date Closes November 18, 2022
Start Date Immediately
Requisition 1124
Located In Urbandale, IA
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 17-3013.00 Mechanical Drafters
Zipcode 50323
Name Sally Schmitz
Address 12700 West Dodge Road
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68154
Phone 402-255-3824
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