CADD Technician

Looking for a company that will appreciate your innovation and willingness to problem solve?

As a small, progressive, and growing business, at Prairie Engineers you will be presented with a wide range of challenges and the ability to work with a collaborative and highly functional team to solve them.  We are looking to add a CADD Technician to perform drafting and design to support roadway, bridge, site, and utility planning and design projects.  This work will primarily support federal, state, and local government projects in Illinois and adjoining States. 

We offer a flexible work environment, work from home opportunities, and career growth plans to meet your individual needs while providing a competitive salary and benefits.  We will accommodate this position as a full-time or part-time schedule in any of our office locations. 

Essential job functions include:

  • Coordinate within a design team and follow specific CADD standards.
  • Use CADD software to prepare construction drawings, complete quantity calculations, and develop project deliverables.
  • Focus on project delivery and client service with attention to detail and deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Two years of related work experience.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team of engineers, surveyors, and scientists, to communicate and coordinate effectively within the project team, and to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Project a professional, positive attitude with a strong work ethic.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in geometric layout, grading, and related design.
  • Previous experience on Illinois or other state DOT projects.
  • Five or more years of related work experience.
  • Proficiency with Bentley Open Roads Designer (ORD).
  • Proficiency with AutoDesk Civil3D.

Potential candidates for this position should fill out an application at and contact Prairie Engineers via e-mail at info@prairieengineers.com

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, handicap, marital status, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Preference will be given to applicants who reside in a HUBZone as defined by the US Small Business Administration.  For a map of certified HUBZone areas, please refer to the following website: https://maps.certify.sba.gov/hubzone/map/

Prairie Engineers is a full services engineering, geospatial, and environmental science firm with a goal of delivering sustainable infrastructure solutions and maintaining our natural and built environment.  We are a woman-owned firm with offices in Columbia, Hillsboro, Washington, and Springfield, Illinois; Hazelwood, Missouri; and Keokuk, Iowa.  The firm provides services to federal, state, and local governments, utilities, industries, and private businesses.