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Design Technician
AMES IA 50010
Category: Automotive, Manufacturing, Transportation
  • We need you for Full-time
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview
  • Closing 6/19/2018 11: 59 PM Central

Job code: lhw-e0-90649153

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Design Technician
Salary $45,344.00 - $68,868.80 Annually
Location Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA
Agency 645 Iowa Department of Transportation
Job Number 18-02121
Point of Contact Dean Bierwagen (515) 239-1174

Job Description

The Iowa Department of Transportation Office of Bridges and Structures has an opening for a Design Technician for one of the Final Design Sections in the office.

The job responsibilities would include:

+ Using CADD (computer aided drafting and design) to detail sheets to be included in simple to semi-complex structural plans submitted for letting; including bridges, culverts, sign supports, and repairs of all type of structures.

+ Performing final design of simple bridge component and non-standard box culverts.

+ Calculating quantities of all materials required for completion of plans for specific projects.

+ Reviewing plans that are submitted for approval by outside sources.

+ Reviewing shop drawings.

Successful applicant must be proficient in the use of CADD programs preferably the Micro Station CADD program and working with structural drawings.

Shift: Days, Monday through Friday, Flex time available

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from high school or GED and experience equal to six years of full-time work experience in design drafting, cartography, engineering survey, soils survey, land survey, construction inspection or photogrammetry;


an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year (thirty semester hours of its equivalent) of post high school education for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of two years;


substitution of one year (thirty semester hours or its equivalent) of vocational technical school education in engineering technology, design drafting, or cartography for two years of the required experience to a maximum substitution of two years;


substitution of experience in engineering survey, soils survey or construction inspection for each year of the required design drafting experience to a maximum substitution of two years;


employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to twenty-four months of full-time work as a Design Technician Associate.

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