Engineering Technician I
KLJ - Dickinson, ND

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The Engineering Technician I provides technical and field support services. This is accomplished by learning and utilizing the principles, methods, theories, and techniques of engineering and surveying technology both in the office and out in the field.
Prepare and revise technical drawings from rough sketches or from engineering and design information using CADD software programs with general guidance.
Understand and follow company established standard CADD procedures for file structure and standard drawing procedures for projects.
Become thoroughly familiar with the plans and specifications, maps, and related material for each project and be able to utilize the information appropriately.
Assist with production and maintenance of correspondence, legal descriptions and easements, permits, bid and estimate forms, engineering and other agreements, project files, project closeouts, and other material as requested.
Learn, understand, and assist with construction observation and construction surveying procedures, principles, and practices.
Communicate consistently with the project manager and contractor and keep them informed of project progress in the field especially being aware of potential issues.
Assist with inspection and approval of materials before installation.
Assist with field lab work, on-site testing, and calculations.
Write reports on observations from field inspection and laboratory analyses.
Become familiar with and operate survey equipment.
Assist with staking, grading, blue-topping, and survey field books.
Attend team and client meetings.
Utilize effective communication skills to answer inquiries from coworkers, clients, or the public.
Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally with contractors and clients.
Provide all services in a legal and ethical manner.
Exercise independent thinking, creativity, and initiative in the performance of these duties.
Perform all responsibilities with attention to detail and deadlines.
Must project a professional, positive attitude and use extreme confidentiality.
Work effectively both independently and as team member.
Maintain orderly work area allowing team members access to project information.
Understand, interpret, participate in, and implement company-mandated safety policies.
Travel is required; may work overtime, especially during the construction season.

Requirements:
A two-year degree in engineering technology or a related field is highly desirable; however, applicable experience may be accepted. A minimum of 0-5 years of experience is preferred. The individual must interact with people at all levels and communicate effectively. Strong computer skills with drafting emphasis, detail-oriented, self-starter, leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills are essential. A valid drivers license is required, or the ability to obtain one.

Skills and Abilities:
Language: Read and interpret documents and interact with co-workers. Math: Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning: Apply commonsense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations. Other: Operate a computer working in CADD, database, word processing, and other various software programs. Must have excellent analytical, multitasking, organizational, written communication, and oral communication 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; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to talk or hear and communicate clearly. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level is usually moderate in the office and very loud at the work site.

Required Documents to Apply:
Two documents are required for us to process your application.

They must be separate and in PDF or Microsoft Word format:
Cover Letter - you may address your letter to HR Recruiter

Resume

Do not use extra punctuation or spaces when naming your documents.

Use "john_resume.doc" instead of "john.resume.doc" or "john's resume.pdf"

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For over 75 years, KLJ has provided engineering and planning solutions for local, regional and national infrastructure projects. KLJ...