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HNTB Technician III - Transportation in Des Moines, Iowa

What We're Looking For

Are you looking for a new, exciting opportunity? Join our Des Moines, IA office and be an integral part of growing our transportation practice. We are looking for a team-oriented CADD technician with Iowa DOT and/or local municipal transportation design experience who is knowledgeable in Microstation and Geopak design software. While the primary focus will be on local and statewide transportation projects, the candidate will have the opportunity to support other disciplines and projects through our firmwide transportation practice. Join our more than a century of experience and be a part of why HNTB was Engineering News Record’s No. 3 firm in Transportation, Highways and Airports; No. 4 in Bridges; and No. 5 in Mass Transit / Rail in 2021.

This advanced proficiency level position performs non-routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting complete projects of varied scope. Assists engineering teams in outlining objectives, requirements and design approaches. Responsible for gathering engineering data from a variety of sources.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Assist in information gathering and processing of survey data

  • Transfer information in numerical, written and sketched, or electronic format from sources such as legal descriptions, survey data, aerial photographs and computer files to final plans and maps

  • Prepare electronic files, design plans, construction details and meeting exhibits with minimal direction and in coordination with engineering teams

  • Follow and achieve project scope, schedule and budget in accordance with quality procedures

  • Assist in the evaluation of new drafting and design procedures and/or software

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Associate’s degree in Drafting technology or related discipline

  • 4 years related experience

  • Microstation and Geopak experience – advanced proficiency level desired

  • Bentley OpenRoads experience a plusBluebeam Revu experience a plus

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What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the organization of all design/production related files.

  • Responsible for verifying the accuracy of drawings, compatibility of work across disciplines and for checking detail and quantity calculations.

  • Assists the engineer in outlining objectives, requirements and design approaches.

  • Attends project and pre-construction meetings and provides input to ensure proper policies, procedures, and specifications are followed. Prepares electronic files for use in meetings and facilitates their display.

  • Calculates quantities and performs engineering related computations.

  • Provides training and mentoring of less experienced technicians.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate of Science or Technical School

  • 6 years related experience

  • In lieu of education, 8 years related experience

  • Proficient in the terminology and symbols used in survey notes, plans, shop drawings, aerial photographs, and maps related to a specific Engineering sub-type.

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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About Us

At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.

When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Reasonable Accommodations - If you are an individual with a disability or limited English proficiency and need assistance or an accommodation, please email ReasonableAccommodations@HNTB.com or call 816-527-2600.

Work Authorization

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

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