Location: Oklahoma City, OK

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CEC is a privately-held engineering firm, serving both public entities and private developers. We offer extensive services, which allow us to be involved with projects from conception to design, to construction. Our focus is to eliminate aging infrastructure and drive community growth through innovative and collaborative engineering design. CEC is a Top Workplace that offers excellent benefits, professional development and growth opportunities for employees.

CEC is seeking an entry-level Technician with an interest in bridge and transportation projects to join our Transportation Practice. This position will directly support CEC’s mission to eliminate aging infrastructure and drive community growth by helping to deliver quality design and service to its clients. CEC’s Transportation team has a long history of state and local agency transportation services consisting of technical expertise from our Oklahoma offices and emerging offices in Texas and Arkansas. 

Experience a collaborative environment that provides ample opportunities for learning, growth, and career path alternatives in design and detailing. Begin your knowledge with experiences in a broad range of structure types from the detailing of conventional grade separations to complex flyover bridges to major open water crossings. Collaborate with professional engineers to produce solutions that are verified through team cooperation and experiences.

The selected candidate will have a certificate from a college or technical school in computer aided drafting or a minimum of six months of experience and/or training in computer aided drafting or related construction experience. In this role you will learn about plan production and project delivery for transportation structures and components associated with our client transportation needs.


  • Utilizes computer software to draft detailed dimensional drawings and design layouts, including plans for the construction of bridges, including but not limited to cross sections, details, and schedules, which are designed by others.
  • Maintains accurate design standards and procedures in assigned work.
  • Calculates dimensions, square footage and component specifications and material quantities using calculator or computer.
  • Works under engineering supervision in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Cooperates and coordinates with other engineers, designers, and technicians on project activities.
  • Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Complies with all safety policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Technical capacity
  • Communication proficiency
  • Problem solving/analysis
  • Thoroughness


  • One year certificate from college or technical school or six months to one year related experience and/or training.
  • English language skills:  ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Mathematical skills:  ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning skills: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc. AutoCAD proficiency preferred. 
  • Organizational skills:  ability to prioritize and organize tasks; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Remote connectivity device with data plan sufficient for company requirements, such as multi-factor authentication, time and mileage tracking, expense reimbursement, e-mail, and virtual communications.


  • Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a technical nature.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.
  • Ability to sit up to eight hours per day.
  • Ability to manipulate computer mouse up to eight hours per day.
  • Ability to stand and/or walk, including over uneven surfaces, for extended periods of time (field visits).
  • Ability to see clearly 20 inches or less and 20 feet or more; ability to identify and distinguish colors; ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 10 pounds occasionally and up to 25 pounds intermittently.


  • Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office/production setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Moderate noise.
  • Occasional exposure to dust, dirt, weather conditions (field visits).


  • Fixed schedule of 40 hours per week between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Eligible to submit application for telecommuting after 90 days.

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CEC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.