Improving the environment and
strengthening communities


Improving the environment and
strengthening communities


Improving the environment and
strengthening communities

Career Opportunities

Looking to join our team? Choose from these great careers and get started as part of the LEI team! We are currently accepting resumes for the following positions:

CAD/GIS Drafter

Location: Grand Haven, MI

Lakeshore Environmental, Inc. (LEI) is actively seeking a motivated AutoCAD / GIS technician for immediate full time employment in our Grand Haven, Michigan office.

This position requires self-motivation, commitment to high-quality work, planning & communication skills and the ability to work with other staff in a matrix organization.

A qualified candidate will be a self-starter with a high attention to detail and great organizational skills.

The ideal candidate will bring a background in civil, environmental, or land development.


  • Manage the setup and preparation of project drawings;
  • Extract data from GIS software and other online data sources,
  • Develop working drawings and data from general instruction and/or preliminary sketches, diagrams, or schematics, provide maps and data sets to supplement GIS analysis;
  • Follow established CAD procedures; perform QA/QC on drawing files for accuracy and neatness;
  • Interact via email and telephone with Project Managers, Engineers, and Scientists to ensure accurate drawings are completed on schedule;
  • Prepare and assemble project deliverables;
  • Stay current with emerging technologies through product updates and continuing education;
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma;
  • Two years of AutoCAD experience;
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D or higher;
  • Ability to manipulate GIS data in an AutoCAD model space/paper space environment;
  • Mathematic ability to calculate areas, volumes, and unit conversions;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree and demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD / Civil 3D;
  • ArcGIS experience, with the ability to use ArcGIS in conjunction with CAD.
  • Experience on site development, environmental or GIS projects;
  • Site inspections, surveying, testing, and field reconnaissance.

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Workload Management Skills;
  • GPS surveying and data processing in AutoCAD Civil3D;
  • Familiar with large document printers;
  • Experience with utilities, local roads, storm water management;
  • Experience preparing documents for MDEQ and other regulatory agencies.

Minimum Physical Requirements Ability to work in an office setting, use standard office equipment, read printed materials and a computer screen, and to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

LEI is an equal opportunity employer.


803 Verhoeks Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417

Grand Rapids Office

800 Monroe Ave. NW, Suite 120
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Muskegon Office

2341 Lakeshore Drive
Muskegon, MI 49440

Vestaburg Office

10335 E. McBride Road
Vestaburg, MI 48891

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