Design Technician / Engineer Specialist
Company: Midland Development Corporation
Posted on: November 8, 2018
General Description: Performs highly advanced and complex detailed transportation and municipal infrastructure design. Develops transportation and infrastructure project planning documents, supporting permit submissions and construction plans. Provides technical expertise and coordination for multiple infrastructure and/or transportation programs involving design, building construction projects, construction of transportation systems, traffic operations, municipal infrastructure projects and facilities, in accordance with City, State, National and industry standards. Work requires contact with governmental officials, consultants, contractors and private entities. Employees at this level perform work independently on assignments; however, all unusual issues are referred to the supervisor. Essential Duties Include: Performs advanced and specialized drafting and calculations in support of design activities; develops graphic presentations that include distinctive design features. Prepares quantity summaries, hydraulic and utility studies and construction estimates. Prepares roadway design, infrastructure design, small drainage structures details, traffic control plans, lighting details, signal details, signs summaries, markings layouts, and building plans. Reviews entire sets of plans for format, drafting and calculation errors and correlation of plans and specifications. Uses additional automated design tools, interactive graphics or specialized design procedures in areas including bridge/culvert detailing, traffic management, geometric design, signal lighting design, retaining walls and utility design. Reviews and revises Plans, Specifications & Estimates (P.S.& E.) and project designs for transportation and infrastructure projects to include utilities, streets, small drainage structures, traffic control devices, signals, signs, markings, detours, traffic control plans, and roadway illumination. Ensures compliance with specifications for devices; safety laws, rules, and regulations; the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, and City Standards. Drives to conduct project site visits and attend coordination meetings. Performs other job responsibilities as assigned. Required Competencies Include: Considerable knowledge of applicable plans, specifications and estimates preparation, review, processing and compliance requirements Considerable knowledge of design and plan preparation methods and requirements Working knowledge of The Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Proficient skill in the use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems Advanced and specialized design / drafting procedures, to include skill in the use of Open Roads Designer and / or AutoCAD Civil 3D. Proficient skill in maintaining a safe working environment Ability to communicate effectively Proficient skill in maintaining effective working relationships with others Proficient skill in writing, reviewing and revising documents to include engineering notes, specifications, standards and procedures Proficient skill in reading and interpreting applicable plans, schematics, blueprints and maps Proficient skill in performing calculations to include material and labor estimates, expenses, technical survey data and engineering calculations Proficient skill in planning, coordinating and handling multiple projects within area of responsibility to meet short and long term deadlines Working knowledge of automated roadway/structural/hydraulic design programs and computer-assisted design/engineering systems. Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline Relevant Work Experience may be substituted for Education on a year per year basis. Work Experience required: 5 years in civil, transportation and/or infrastructure design. (Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated part-time equivalent) No Supervisory Experience Required Same Relevant Experience may not be substituted for Education on a year per year basis and credited for Required Work Experience.
The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job: Valid Driver License Conditions of Employment: May be required to work weekends and holidays. May be required to work hours other than 8 to 5. Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements. Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours. External final male applicants who are 18-25 years of age will be required to furnish proof of registration or exemption from registration with the Selective Service System. If hired, employee must provide document(s) within three (3) days of hire date that establish identity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents is on file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office or Remarks: The Midland Development Corporation (MDC) reserves the sole right in determining the acceptability of work experience and salary based on the applicant's qualified work experience, education, skill level and all other appropriate factors, and based on business needs. Applicants selected for an interview will be required provide two examples of civil / transportation / infrastructure design work he or she has developed, and to perform a job simulation to assess applicant's skill to Communicate Effectively and use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems.
Work Location: 200 N. Loraine Street, Suite 610, Midland, TX
Overnight Travel: Up to 10% of the time
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