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Architectural and Construction

Job Title:   Architecture CAD Operator
Job Code:  CADOPR
Department:   Operations
Reports To:   Architecture CAD Manager
FLSA Status:   Non-exempt
Approved By:   Standardized

Summary
Creates and maintains construction documents and sales collaterals for the Division

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Create and maintain construction documents within compliance of the International Residential Building Code

Create and maintain sales collaterals to be distributed to Sales Agents

Keep an excellent record of all changes to construction documents in a revision log

Responsible for new design, customer upgrades and daily design changes

Assist other departments with AutoCAD utilities and applications

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; one to two years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Qualifications
Excellent communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills.  Strong knowledge of residential design and construction.  Must be proficient in AutoCAD with strong drafting skills.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and depth perception.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

The job description set forth above inadvertently may not include all the essential functions of the job, or as time goes on, the essential functions may change after the description was written.  The employee is encouraged to ask questions of the supervisor or human resource department regarding this job description and its application.  Management retains the right to add to, modify, delete and/or in any and all respect change the duties, tasks and responsibilities of the position at any time

SolidWorks Drafter / Designer
Seeking experience SolidWorks user to design and create shop drawing for large agricultural support equipment.  Knowledge in structural steel or steel detailing preferred.

Welder
Custom airport support vehicles and truck accessories.  Large structural weldments.

Job Summary:
The Project Architectural Designer will participate in all aspects of client development, schematic design, and design development. As a member of the project team, they will prepare complete and comprehensive architectural construction drawings and specifications and coordinate the documents with project consultants and sub-contractors. Primary Responsibilities:
 Arrange programming and preliminary schematic design to set the direction of the project during the design stage to meet client expectations
 Participate in design phase activities by providing expertise in detail development
 Organize and prepare all construction drawings and specifications
 Attend and document meetings with clients, consultants, contractors and vendors as required from initial meeting throughout project phases
 Provide local city ordinance and code research
 Conduct existing conditions surveys and prepare architectural base plans, sections, elevations and details as appropriate to document relevant conditions
 Review applicable building codes and the Americans with Disabilities Act and develop a list of criteria to be reflected in the design documents
 Assist the design team by researching products and systems that accomplish the design intent
 Establish requirements and schedules of the public agency review process and procure all documentation available regarding applicable Planning, Zoning and Government Agencies
 Coordinate with the Project Manager to develop a preliminary key schedule for initiation and completion of the Architectural/Engineering working drawings
 Review and process all shop drawing/sample submissions and consult with the Senior Project Architect and Project Manager to ensure that the design intent is being maintained
 Prepare and issue responses to contractor’s request for information
 Prepare and issue bulletin and change order documentation
 Participate in job site meetings and construction observation activities as required
 Participate in the punch list process
Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, from an accredited program, or an associate’s degree in architectural drafting and technology with experience
 Possess a strong understanding of design and documentation principals, professional practice and standards
 Have a thorough knowledge of architectural detailing and construction methodology
 Ability to review and coordinate engineering documentation and the work
of other consultant disciplines to assess compliance with the design
concept
 Ability to understand and interpret conceptual sketches and translate them
into construction documents maintaining the design intent
 Proficient with REVIT software
 Knowledge of AutoCAD and photo-shop
 Demonstrated literacy with Word and Excel
 Possess an understanding of materials and systems
 Have a working knowledge of building codes and the Americans with
Disabilities Act
 Possess excellent verbal, written, and graphic communication skills
 Have good organizational skills and an ability to multi-task and meet
deadlines
 An intern on a path to architectural registration would be considered
What We Offer:
 A full-time position in a small design/build firm that has been around for
thirty years
 Support to fulfill your IDP requirements and architect licensure
 The opportunity to work with quality clients, consultants and contractors
 The chance to see your designs come to life

Structural Engineer

We are currently seeking a structural engineer capable of generating construction documents meeting all applicable codes for the installation and repair of the building envelope including roofs, fenestrations, exterior walls, and waterproofing. Candidates should be capable of managing clients’ needs on a daily basis to ensure client satisfaction.

Qualifications:
• Degree in engineering and professional engineering license in Minnesota
• 5+ years of experience in structural engineering
• Strong understanding and knowledge of building codes, building construction, and building envelope systems
• High level of creative thinking and problem solving
• Strong CAD design skills
• Excellent client relationship management skills

Salary is commensurate with experience and we offer many benefits including health insurance, dental insurance and 401K.

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