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Highway Design Technician

Company: Professional Engineering Consultants
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Professional Engineering ConsultantsEqual Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status Highway Design Technician

Are you looking for a career path that provides an opportunity for you to reach your full potential? Do you enjoy being part of a team using the latest cutting-edge design software and technology? PEC's team culture is built on our ability to solve problems through a collaborative process. We elevate each other by aligning personal strengths to professional development.

PEC's Highway Transportation team provides a multitude of services including transportation planning, roadway and bridge design, traffic engineering and construction administration. This is a position that offers personal and professional growth in the transportation engineering field. PEC offers a fun work environment, healthcare benefits, a wellness program, and lots of opportunities for philanthropy. Come join our exciting team!

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is involved with the technical aspects of project design and preparation of design drawings. Formal training in CAD production, experience in Bentley/Microstation or Autodesk Civil 3D design products, and familiar with KDOT formats are preferred. The position requires the ability to use drafting tools to their full capabilities for intended day-to-day use, an understanding of the design process to gather, manipulate, and store project information in a repeatable and efficient manner, and knowledge of the workings of the CAD design/ drafting software to standardize our methods and increase efficiency and productivity. The Technician works with the Team Leader and Coordination Manager, Project Managers and Engineers to prepare the working design drawings and the final construction drawings; and gather, organize, archive, and retrieve project information.

Typical Duties:

The following duties are typical of the position but are not all-encompassing. Each person is expected to help as required to deliver a quality product within the scheduled time.


  • Perform basic computations by hand and by computer software. Uses experience, education, and judgment to make informed decisions. Retains knowledge and builds on previous experiences; thus, increasing capabilities in breadth and complexity.
  • Organizes multiple tasks and completes them in an orderly fashion.
  • Effectively communicates and coordinates with the Coordination Manager, Engineers and other PEC team members to complete production tasks.
  • Prepares working and final drawings. Produces clear and concise construction drawings using PEC/client standards.
  • Reviews project submittals for compliance with design checklist and drafting standards.
  • Organizes project information and drawing files in a manner that is accessible and understandable for current and future use.
  • Works with others to review and create standards and efficient plan production workflows.
  • Researches and understands client design/ drafting and CAD standards and its relevance to the design process.
  • Keeps the Coordination Manager informed of workload.


    Job Requirements:


    • Basic knowledge of CAD production software.
    • Familiarity with Microstation/Bentley or Autodesk Civil 3D design products, and KDOT formats is preferred.
    • Ability to read and understand plans.
    • Meet and understand critical deadlines through efficient time management.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Understanding of conventional field surveys, notes and processing of electronic field data is a plus.


      Professional Engineering Consultants, P.A. (PEC) is a full-service multi-discipline engineering firm with office locations in Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Missouri. PEC offers competitive salaries and benefits including health insurance, vacation and sick time, employer match 401k, wellness program, paid memberships, and an annual bonus program.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

      PM21PI160747197

Keywords: Professional Engineering Consultants, Lawrence , Highway Design Technician, Professions , Lawrence, Kansas

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