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State of Minnesota CADD Technician - Transportation Generalist Senior or Transportation Generalist in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Working Title: CADD Technician - Transportation Generalist Senior or Transportation Generalist

Job Class: Transportation Generalist Senior

Agency: Transportation Dept

*This was previously announced and is being re-posted for additional candidates. If you previously applied, you do not need to re-apply.

  • Job ID : 76679

  • Location : Detroit Lakes

  • Telework Eligible : No

  • Full/Part Time : Full-Time

  • Regular/Temporary : Unlimited

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

  • Date Posted : 07/10/2024

  • Closing Date : 07/31/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Transportation Dept / Transportation-Dist 4-AFSCME

  • Division/Unit : District 4 - Detroit Lakes / D-4 Design

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Transportation Generalist Senior Salary Range: $25.15 - $32.52 / hourly; $52,513 - $67,901 / annually

  • Transportation Generalist Salary Range: $23.34 - $29.28 / hourly; $48,733 - $61,136 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 207 - Technical/AFSCME

  • Work Area : Detroit Lakes Headquarters

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

The work you'll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

NOTE: This posting represents a multi-level posting. If this position is not filled by qualified applicants at the Transportation Generalist Senior Level, the position will be filled at the Transportation Generalist Level.

Job Duties: Examples of work for this specific vacancy include but are not limited to:

Function: Design

  • Completes computer-aided drafting and designing (CADD) functions and calculations and applies software programs used to perform technical detail designing and drafting of plans.

  • Gathers data from other functional areas and follows standards for drafting construction plan(s) and reviews to ensure compliance with CADD data standards and MnDOT’s design standards.

  • Creates /revises alignments, profiles, cross-sections and super elevations for construction plans.

  • Computes estimated quantities and pay items for construction plans.

  • Assists in developing and designing elements for construction plans to ensure MnDOT, AASHTO, and FHWA standards are met.

  • Uses and maintains project information in an efficient manner so information is readily available for plan preparation and other uses.

  • Generates cross-sections and assists with construction limits and earthwork computations.

  • Assists with cost estimates and in making design decisions with prescribed limits.

Function: Contract Administration (Roadway and/or Bridge Construction)

  • Assists the Chief Inspector on a significant portion of complex projects by completing complex inspection activities to ensure successful completion of projects.

  • Performs construction inspections and verifies the dimensions and tolerances of constructed roadway features to ensure conformance to plans and specifications.

Minimum Qualifications

The level of experience to perform this job at the Transportation Generalist Senior level can be achieved with:

  • Two years of experience performing roadway, bridge or transportation design activities using Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) or equivalent or related activities.

  • A combination of one year experience performing preliminary design, roadway or bridge construction, materials, soils, surveys, and/or right of way or equivalent may substitute for one year of experience performing design activities.

  • Note: A Two year Civil or Construction Technology Degree or the following four year degrees: Architectural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering; Land Surveying / Geomatics; or equivalent may substitute for one year of experience. (In order for education coursework to be considered in lieu of work experience you must submit a copy of your transcripts).

  • Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.

If positions are not filled at the Transportation Generalist Senior level, they will be filled at the Transportation Generalist level by utilizing the following minimum qualifications.

The level of experience to perform this job at the Transportation Generalist level can be achieved with:

  • One (1) year of experience utilizing computer-aided drafting and designing (CADD) or related activities.

OR

  • Note: A Two year Civil or Construction Technology Degree or the following four-year degrees: Architectural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering; Land Surveying / Geomatics; or equivalent may substitute for one year of experience. (In order for education coursework to be considered in lieu of work experience you must submit a copy of your transcripts).

AND

  • Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.

Applicants are required to take a math and reading assessment. Applicants will be sent an email with details on how to schedule an assessment test as well as information regarding free practice tests. The required passing score for the Math portion is a level 5 or higher and the Reading portion is a level 5 or higher.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS:

Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and criminal history check

It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:

  • SEMA4 Records Check

  • Criminal History Check

  • Employment Reference Check

  • Education/License Verification

  • Driver's License Check

  • Pre-employment physical

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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