Structural Technologist – Kansas City, KS

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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
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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

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

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

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