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KLJ CAD Technician in Billings, Montana

Who we are

Here at KLJ, we are Safe, Inclusive, Learners, Performers and Owners. We care you get home safely. Every person, every idea, and every voice matters. We encourage personal and professional growth. We celebrate performance. As a100% employee owned firm, your decisions and efforts will help shape OUR great company.
Why work at KLJ

KLJ Engineering might be just the company you have been looking for. We are the perfect size - not so big that you become a number, not so small that our resources are limited. Here, you can be you, in all your engineering, surveying, planning and scientist glory. Just as you are. We embrace how much you love engineering, because we love it too. We love it when a road curves just right, when we see a familiar water tower on our drive home, or when we consider the fiber in the ground connects us to our friends and family. If you are looking to join a great firm, with amazing technical talent, we know just the place, here at KLJ.
Your Growth Opportunity

As a CAD Technician, you will have an intermediate level understanding of CAD related tasks and deliverables, advanced level of document control, CAD software knowledge, and KLJ quality standards.

Use CAD software and equipment to prepare and revise technical drawings

Setup and prepare land base information

Prepare printed plans and specifications and construction books

Familiarity with the plans and specifications, maps, and related material for each project while utilizing the information appropriately

Serve as a resource to department/ company colleagues regarding knowledge of CAD and CAD practices

Demonstrate the ability to create, review, and redline documents independently

Project team coordination and communication and willingness to work interoffice and across disciplines

Ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards

Utilize effective written and oral communication

What You're Responsible For

Begin to assist with planning, organizing, coordinating, prioritizing and monitoring projects, project coordination, and clients

Begin to provide quality control by reviewing work completed by other CAD technicians to ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards

May create and review construction staking sheets Understand and follow company established standard CAD procedures for file structure and standard drawing procedures for projects

Keep up to date with CAD equipment, software, and training to improve CAD efficiency and accuracy

Ability to facilitate meetings with stakeholders and customers

What You'll Need

High School diploma or GED


A two-year degree in drafting technology

Professional Certification from the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA).

Intermediate Autodesk AutoCAD or Civil 3D experience.

Knowledge of Surveying practices and Civil Engineering design principles.

Survey or Civil construction field experience.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities. The employee is regularly required to:

Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl

Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms

Talk or hear and communicate clearly

The employee must:

Frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
What else you'll need to know

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive or restrictive and other duties may be assigned. It is a description of the job as presently defined and is subject at any time to revision. This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed.

At KLJ, we have a vested interest in the personal, financial, and professional goals of our employees. The salary for this position is expected to range between $19.90-29.11 depending on location and experience. We offer a competitive full suite benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, performance bonus program, 401k, and employee stock ownership program. The options available for the current plan year are described at

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US, without employer-sponsorship. KLJ does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas and does not participate in any OPT training program.

KLJ will not be partnering with third-party recruiters on this position. Please review our third-party recruiting policy at

Position will be posted until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.