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CAD Technician (Structural CAD Technician)(Job Id 27095)

Posted on: May 30, 2024

Website South Dakota Department of Transportation

*** $2,000 Hiring Incentive! ***
Current Department of Transportation Employees do NOT qualify for Hiring Incentive

Job ID: 27095
Agency: Department of Transportation / Planning & Engineering
Location: Pierre or Sioux Falls
Salary: $21.04 – $21.76
Pay Grade: GG
Closing Date: 06/18/2024

This is a full-time position with the Department of Transportation. For more information about the Department of Transportation, please visit http://dot.sd.gov.

Join a team dedicated to providing better lives through better transportation. As a CAD Technician (Structural CAD Technician) with the South Dakota Department of Transportation Office of Bridge Design you will work with highway structures, ensuring safe and efficient structures are available to the traveling public now and into the future. Duties include, but are not limited to, creating highway structure plans for use in constructing bridges, box culverts, retaining walls, and other miscellaneous structures. Other tasks include participating in structure site inspections, reviewing plans created by others, and computing structure quantities.

A candidate with significant experience may be allowed to work from the Sioux Falls, otherwise, the position will be based in Pierre. Also, a candidate with significant experience may be allowed to work remotely at a 4:1 ratio with working in the office.

What we offer to you beyond the paycheck:

Hiring Incentive
Health Insurance (Low & High Deductible Single and Family Plans)
Well-Being Program
Employee Assistance Program
Dental and Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account
Basic Life Insurance Coverage (free to employee)
Membership in South Dakota Retirement System
Vacation Leave (15 paid vacation days per year)
Sick Leave (14 paid sick days)
Paid Family Leave (40 hours per week for twelve weeks for birth or adoption of a child)
Military Leave (15 paid days per calendar year)
11 Paid Holidays
Longevity Pay
Semimonthly Pay Periods
Eligibility for Meal Per Diems
Paid Overtime (if applicable)
The total compensation of Hourly Wage + State/Federal Benefits for a typical year for entry level Structural CAD Technician is approximately $62,913.00 annually.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
A civil drafting technology or related degree, experience in computer assisted drafting, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge of:

structure construction plans and/or highway structure construction (preferred but not required);
standard terminology, techniques, and practices of drafting and graphic design.
Skill to:

utilize Bentley MicroStation V8i, Bentley Microstation Connect, Bentley Open Bridge Modeler or similar computer aided drafting (CAD) software;
mathematically calculate structure material quantities.
Ability to:

display high standards of ethical conduct;
adjust effectively to changing, new, or different situations at work;
demonstrate self-confidence and take action when needed;
attend to all details of assignments and complete work properly, accurately, and thoroughly;
treat customers courteously and be responsive to their needs; display a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments and goals;
set priorities, schedule activities, acquire resources, and monitor progress to ensure the successful completion of projects and assignments;
work cooperatively with others and promote a friendly work climate in order to achieve shared goals.
Join the South Dakota Department of Transportation! View more about this opportunity here: https://youtu.be/4Bwxxkb3oZo.

This position is eligible for Veterans’ Preference per ARSD 55:10:02:08.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers $0 premium employee health insurance option plus eleven paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.




Must apply online: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=PW4
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: careers@state.sd.us
“An Equal Opportunity Employer”