Twin Districts Region MS

CAREER TYPE

Architectural Designer | Computer Aided Design Technician | Mapping Technician | Mechanical Designer | Structural Steel Detailer | Construction Estimator

Develop Mechanical CAD library parts and components. Assist with development, compliance and documentation of CAD standards, procedures and best practices. Will work closely with the Director of Engineering Services and the CAD Department members. Will directly assist Mechanical Engineers in various CAD related activities and training throughout the product development

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential: $30,000 - $48,000

Class Types:

  • Engineering Graphics, Computer Aided Design I and II, Mechanical Design I, Elementary Surveying, Architectural Design

TRAINING CENTER PROGRAMS

3D CAD Engineering Technology-Architectural Designer | Computer Aided Design Technician | Mapping Technician | Mechanical Designer | Structural Steel Detailer | Construction Estimator

The 3D CAD Engineering Technology program at MCC prepares students to enter the engineering, architectural, and manufacturing fields. Students in the program use the latest 3D CAD software to design 2D and 3D drawings, models, and parts for industry. Students receive hands on experience with the latest versions of AutoCAD, Inventor, Inventor HSM, and Revit. Courses include a variety of projects in computer aided design, mechanical design, architectural design, and computer aided manufacturing. At the completion of the program, students are prepared for the Autodesk Certified User exams in the leading edge software AutoCAD, Inventor, and Revit. After graduation, students have the option to go to work or transfer to a university program to continue their education. Graduates from this program are employed in architectural, mechanical, and surveying fields as CAD and Engineering technicians.

Example of Class Types

Engineering Graphics, Computer Aided Design I and II, Mechanical Design I, Elementary Surveying, Architectural Design

  Day and Night Classes:

Day Classes

Pre-requisites required:
Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT; or Score a 251 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading section and a 230 or above on the Algebra section; or Earn a "C" or above in Math for Occupational Education (CTE 1113); or Complete 15 semester hours with a "C" average from an accredited college.

Length of Program
2 years

Summary of Program Requirements
Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT; or Score a 251 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading section and a 230 or above on the Algebra section; or Earn a "C" or above in Math for Occupational Education (CTE 1113); or Complete 15 semester hours with a "C" average from an accredited college.

Skills Needed
Detailed oriented, problem solving, moderate computer skills, able to work independently, critical thinking, manual dexterity in arms and visual acuity. 
Meridian Community College
Meridian

Contact
Stuart Brown
601.484.8768
sbrown@meridiancc.edu