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Assistant Civil Designer

Kansas City, MO 64114

Posted: 11/15/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 518420 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

  • Experience completing designs using Bentley OpenRoads/OpenSite preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and two years related experience or Associate's degree and three years related experience or four years progressive detailing and design experience.
  • Strong understanding of design software such as: Civil3D, Bentley OpenRoads, Bentley OpenSite, Mathcad, and Excel to develop the design deliverables. Ability to learn and effectively utilize new design software programs.
  • Ability to utilize both 2D and 3D applications to prepare engineering drawings.
  • Basic knowledge in design, calculations, and design systems.
  • Basic knowledge in the theory and practices of engineering discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

  • Assist in planning and preparing detailed drawings by applying standardized drawing techniques from detailed sketches, verbal instructions, and notes under the direction of an engineer.
  • Collect initial drawings, calculations, and design ideas from engineers, and combine relevant data into coherent and complete initial design models for review and modification
  • Apply company, client, and project drafting standards and procedures to draft control schematics, wiring diagrams and equipment connection diagrams.
  • Assist in coordinating with engineers and project managers to understand project requirements and verify design details according to company standards and best practices
  • Assist in providing a range of drawing production work including problem analysis, layout, detailing, and drafting on projects of substantial variety and complexity.
  • Assist in drafting activities with designers and drafters in other disciplines.
  • Communicate and correspond with internal design resources and external clients and personnel.
  • Execute design changes and project drawing revisions.
  • Maintain CAD proficiency and work toward mastering current CAD systems.
  • All other duties as assigned.
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