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HNTB Technician III - Highway Design 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 in Iowa and across the Midwest. We are looking for a team-oriented CADD technician with Iowa DOT experience to join our engineers and planners in the design of highway transportation projects. The candidate should be knowledgeable in Microstation and Geopak design software and will assist engineering teams in outlining and performing design and plan production in accordance with client requirements. While the primary focus will be highway transportation projects with Iowa DOT, the candidate will have the opportunity to support other disciplines and highway, toll, and municipal clients as part of our local Iowa and Midwest transportation practice.

In addition to Essential Responsibilities, 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/design procedures and/or software.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Associate's degree in drafting technology or related discipline

  • Microstation and Geopak experience - advanced proficiency level desired. Bentley SS4 / OpenRoads a plus

  • Bluebeam 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 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.

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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