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Bridge Drafting Technician

Company: Hennepin County
Location: Duluth
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Bridge Division of the Transportation Department is seeking a Bridge Drafting Technician to develop construction plans for bridge replacement and rehabilitation projects and to assist with routine bridge inspections.Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program.Location and hours:This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Hennepin County Public Works Department facility at 1600 Prairie Drive, Medina, Minnesota 55340, and remote as job duties require. There is no public transportation to this facility. Work hours will be Monday through Friday from 7 a.M. 3:30 p.M. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.About the position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as an Assistant Engineering Technician.Click here to view the job classification specification.In this position, you will:Assist the project engineer with project development duties that include:Develop bridge construction and rehabilitation plans.Develop project items and quantities.Assist with project estimating.Assist with routine bridge inspections.Need to have:One of the following:Completion of an approved land surveying or highway/civil engineering technology training program.One or more years of experience in technical non-professional highway, land survey, or related engineering work.One or more years of experience analyzing numerical data using computer software applications or developing and maintaining computerized information systems/applications.Thirty (30) or more college semester credits in mathematics, geography, geology, computer science, or engineering-related technical course work.A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.Nice to have:Experience in drafting.One or more years of experience in using drafting/computer software programs such as AutoCaD, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microstation.Ability to:Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.Learn and utilize complex civil engineering computer software such as Bentley Open Roads Designer, One Office, and Microsoft Office.Read, interpret and produce construction plans and specifications, and other written forms of communication.Schedule, prioritize, and balance several tasks/projects.Familiarity with bridges including general layout, components and construction process.About the department:We envision a Transportation Department whose members are respectful of one another and the public we serve and are committed to the delivery of a safe, high-quality county highway system. We are widely trusted and recognized for innovation, collaboration and the responsible use of resources.About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (login as Guest).Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates will be required to pass a drug test and background check.If you have any questions, please contact:Brooke Haafbrooke.haaf@hennepin.usWhy work here? Hennepin County embraces the Total Rewards philosophy. We want our employees to succeed - not only at work but as they move through life and its milestones. We offer advantages and opportunities others can't - including: Meaningful work Public service Competitive pay Work-life balance Generous benefits Opportunities to grow Commitment to your success By working in public service, we are a part of something larger than ourselves. Together, we support those in need. We help people access information and services. We empower vibrant and diverse communities. We serve residents. Employee Benefits Summary Visit our benefits page to learn more: bridge.Hennepin.Us/eligibility.If you are a current Hennepin County employee please be aware that any change in job classification may affect your current benefits (such as a conversion from Vacation/Sick Leave to Paid Time Off and/or enrollment in a Health Care Saving Plan.) .

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