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  • Structural Technologist – Kansas City, KS

    Alfred Benesch & Company
    205 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 2400
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Phone Number:  (312) 565-0450
    Email jhernandez@benesch.com
    Web Site http://web.benesch.com/

    Position Title: Structural Technologist
    Location of Position: Kansas City, KS

    Job Description:
    Alfred Benesch & Company (Benesch) is a multi-disciplined engineering and environmental services firm. Benesch is consistently ranked among the top 500 consulting engineering firms in the United States by Engineering News-Record. We are looking to hire a Structural Technologist with an education or background in CAD drafting. This position will support transportation engineering projects for our Kansas Division and be based in the Kansas City, KS office. Ideal candidates have one to three years of structural drafting experience. Knowledge of CAD platforms and Microstation is preferred.

    Duties & Responsibilities:
    Draft and create construction documents primarily utilizing Microstation
    Develop preliminary/conceptual plans of proposed work in the form of maps, photos, sketches, Microstation/CAD drawings or written explanation
    Coordinate drafting and design with Project Engineers
    Coordinate design and layout with applicable code requirements
    Gather quantities and perform estimations of project construction costs
    Develop and draw design details, plans, sections and notes independently and from verbal or written direction
    Record and organization of progress files, email correspondence, design alterations and project status
    Print, plot, and scan of various project plans and draw data
    Perform occasional field work or site reconnaissance, sometimes requiring out-of-town travel

    Qualifications:
    Associate’s Degree in Computer Aided Drafting or related technical area required
    Strong knowledge and proficiency (or ability to gain this knowledge) in appropriate software: CAD platforms, MicroStation V8i, and Microsoft Office Suite
    Experience with structural plan layout and detailing of bridges a plus, but not necessary
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate and deliver in a fast-paced team environment
    Strong attention to detail, organization, and collaboration skills are key
    General understanding of engineering principles and practices
    General understanding of project scheduling and deadlines

    Benefits:
    Medical Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Plan
    401K or other Retirement Plan
    Paid Vacation
    Sick Leave

    Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy:
    Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.
    For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the below documents:
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    Pay Transparency Policy Statement:
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  • Engineering Technician- Emporia, KS

    City of Emporia, Kansas
    515 Market St
    Emporia, Kansas 66801

    Phone Number: (620) 343-4290
    Email mborgren@emporia-kansas.gov
    Web Site http://www.emporia-kansas.gov


    Position Title: Engineering Technician
    Location of Position: Emporia, Kansas


    POSITION TITLE: Engineering Technician

    OPENING DATE: May 10, 2018

    CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

    BEGINNING SALARY: $16.19 – $22.92 per hr DOQ

    DESCRIPTION OF JOB

    Under the supervision of the City Engineer, the Engineer Technician is responsible for performing technical work related to all surveys, drafting, and inspection of City contracted and Public Works projects.

    STANDARDS FOR INITIAL CONSIDERATION

    High School Diploma or GED required. Technical degree in civil engineering technology preferred. Ability to obtain State Inspectors certification required.
     Excellent mathematical skills, including figuring horizontal and vertical curves and grades.
     Knowledge of survey, drafting, CAD, design, and inspection practices and techniques.
     Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
     Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and on and around construction sites.
     Must have the ability to climb, stoop, kneel, reach, and to walk over rough terrain during inspections of job sites.
     Possess a Kansas driver’s license with good driving record.
     Required to reside in Lyon County or surrounding counties.
     Must pass a physical exam, drug/alcohol screen and background check upon conditional offer of employment.

    Submit an application on-line: www.emporia-kansas.gov

    Benefits: 
    Medical Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Plan
    Cafeteria Plan
    401K or other Retirement Plan
    Paid Vacation
    Sick Leave

    Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy 
    Equal Employment Opportunity will be assured in the personnel system and affirmative action will be provided in its administration. All decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotion or other terms and conditions of employment will be made without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, handicap, national origin, ancestry or other factors which cannot be lawfully used as a basis for an employment decision

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