Wanted: Experienced Civil CAD Designer

TYPE:  Full-Time Experienced Civil AutoCAD Designer

SALARY:  Commensurate with Experience and Education

BENEFITS:  401K, Medical Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave

LOCATION:  Hattiesburg, Mississippi

COMPANY BACKGROUND:  Shows, Dearman and Waits, Inc. was formed in January of 1963 to pursue a general practice of consultation in civil engineering.  A cornerstone goal of our firm from the very outset was to deliver technical, economic, social and environmental excellence in every project in which we touch.  We stand for quality of character and quality of work and strive to provide both in the most effective, efficient and economical way possible.  Our objective has been to set the bar for our profession – our unswerving commitment to client service and our unequalled commitment to excellence have made this a reality.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  We are currently seeking an AutoCAD Designer to join our team to perform various design related tasks.  The successful candidate will have measured aspirations to manage various projects from concept to completion while focusing on the betterment of the community in which we live.  The successful candidate will be responsible for various types of projects using Autodesk Civil 3D 2019 (or later) software under the supervision of a Sr. Project Designer and Project Engineer.  An AutoCAD Designer will work as part of a team to ensure projects are technically sound; ensuring the quality of work remains paramount in the project while delivering on time and within the project budget to the satisfaction of the client.  AutoCAD Designers are responsible for complete plan assembly and production while ensuring the technical soundness and quality of work remains paramount on the project. Other job duties will include making copies, scanning, filing and typing in addition to courthouse research and related errands.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in drafting, engineering, or related field.  Must have 5+ years of design experience in civil engineering (preferred) or related field.  Must be detail oriented, neat and organized.  Must have the ability to work well on a team and complete tasks with technical proficiency and competence.  Must be proficient with Autodesk Civil 3D 2019 (or later), Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Office Suite 2019 (or later): Outlook, Word, and Excel, Adobe PDF Reader and have ability to research via the internet and paper files. Experience with GIS and ESRI ArcMap 10.7 (or later) & ArcGIS Pro 2.4 (or later) is beneficial but not required.

CONTACT:  Send resume & cover letter, only, to:

Shea McNease, PE

Shows, Dearman and Waits, Inc.

301 Second Avenue

Hattiesburg, MS 39401

SDWcareers@sd-w.com