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Project Technician - Transportation
This position is: Full Time
Position Location: Thibodaux, Metairie, Covington, Baton Rouge, LA

T. Baker Smith, LLC (TBS) has an immediate opening in our Transportation design group for a Project Technician with a minimum of 1-4 years’ experience to be located in either the Thibodaux, Baton Rouge or Covington, LA offices.

Position Description:

This position will be part of our dynamic work environment by performing technical drafting and plan production on a wide range of transportation related projects such as feasibility studies, environmental assessments and related studies, intersection modifications, roundabouts, roadways, etc.

Will also support bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects as well as other infrastructure projects such as drainage, flood protection and utility/infrastructure projects within public works market sector.

Responsibilities Include:

Performing field investigations and inventories of roadway/bridge projects

Review, analyze and translate raw survey field data

Preparation of design files, design drawings, reports

Preparation of design quantity calculations (including earthwork)

Serves as drafting/technician lead for plan production of design drawing packages

Prepares complete plan deliverables as directed


Associates Degree in Drafting and Design with minimum 1-year relevant experience or minimum 3 years’ experience in CADD drafting/design with an emphasis on Transportation projects including roadways and bridges.

Experience in developing scale drawings for roadways and bridges including plan/profiles, geometrics and typical sections.

Proficiency in Bentley Microstation® V8i, experience with Bentley InRoads A+


Other Skills:    

Self-motivated and ability to demonstrate exceptional attention for detail is a must.

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly dynamic environment

Ability to make applicable mathematical computations as necessary

Ability to produce design drawings generated from written instructions and sketches

General ability to operate office equipment such as printers, scanners, copiers



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