Zia Engineering and Environmental Consultants, LLC.
Zia Engineering History

Zia is celebrating 18 years as a privately held, minority owned small technical services firm dedicated to providing cost effective, responsive, technical engineering, environmental consulting, information technologies, and facilities support services. Zia provides a generous range of benefits and competitive compensation with an opportunity to work in multiple environmental and engineering fields. Email resume, references, unofficial transcript and letter of interest to Human Resources at hr@ziaeec.com. Zia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action and E-Verify compliant employer.

Zia Engineering and Environmental Consultants, LLC (Zia) has the following openings:


CAD Technician

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Las Cruces, NM

Position Type: Exempt/Full Time/Hourly

Zia Engineering and Environmental Consultants, LLC is seeking a motivated and experienced CAD Technician to support civil engineering projects in our Las Cruces office.

Duties for this position will include:

Essential Functions
This position requires a solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with engineering terminology. Must have mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.  Work will be assigned by a Professional Engineer/Project Manager and completion of work must be performed within the allocated budget and timeline for production. Ability to use CAD equipment such as large format plotters, Civil CAD Station and AutoTurn Cad Software. Create and revise design drawings for residential and commercial land development, roads (plan and profiles), utilities and public facilities and infrastructure. Draw finished designs from sketches, dimensions and manufactures files. Update drafting and engineering standards from county, city, state and federal guidelines. Set up and maintain an organized file system for production drawings based as company filing standards.


Demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD Civil 3D and AutoTurn. Must have working knowledge of GIS Software and applications. Have excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to work well independently and in a team. Problem solving/Analysis and collaboration skills.


Minimum requirements: A High School diploma and Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or graduate of a civil drafting program at a recognized technical institute or one year of related experience and/or formal training in AutoCAD. An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable as determined by Human Resources. 

Special considerations:  Unofficial transcripts will be requested upon interview. This position requires a valid driver's license and drug testing may be required.


Email resume, references, unofficial transcript and letter of interest to Human Resources at hr@ziaeec.com. Equal Opportunity Employer.