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DRAFTING TECHNICIAN


Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Prestress
Location: Harrisburg, OR Hiring Manager: Dustin E Andrews
Closing Date: 12/31/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Entry Level: $0.00 - $0.00 /hour    
Job Summary:
Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing! We are adding people to our team every day — people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Drafting Technician at our Prestress Division!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Reviewing and understanding contract plans and specifications
- Developing submittal and production drawings using AutoCAD and or 3D BIM Software
- Preparing material orders
- Understand, use, and maintain/update department standards
- Perform quality control reviews on internal and external drawings
- Manage communication and planning between external design consultants and internal Project Managers
- Work Closely with Engineering Staff, Sales, Operations and Quality Control to ensure the products are built according to design
- Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed
- Other duties assigned as needed

Hours are typically Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, but may vary depending on work load
Work from home options may be available
Minimum Qualifications:
- Two year Associate degree in Drafting and/or equivalent work experience
- AutoCAD 2018 or higher experience preferred - 3D Modeling is a plus (Revit, Inventor)
- Must possess the ability to read and interpret sketches
- Ability to read construction plans (Architectural, Structural, Civil, MEP)
- Basic mathematical skills
- Good verbal and written communication skills
- Proficient in Software (Excel, Word, Outlook, Bluebeam, etc.)
- Self-starter, motivated with ability to start and finish a project on time
- Attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize is a must
- Ability to work flexible shifts, including weekends, night shifts, and overtime
- Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members

Preferred Qualifications:
- Proficient in BIM Software (REVIT or Tekla Structures)
- Structural or Manufacturing based drafting experience
- Ability to lead other drafting technicians
- Ability to Develop Drafting standards
How To Apply:
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at jobs.mdu.com by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

If you are an individual with a qualified disability as defined by federal, state, or local law and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application for any reason, please contact your state employment agency or you may call 541-693-5960 to speak with a human resources representative.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Drafting Technician position:

Air Force:
Planning and Programming Operations Staff Officer

Army:
Engineer Senior Sergeant

Navy:
Maritime Operations Center Director Operations Watch Officer

Marines: Operations Chief
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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