Education and Experience:
Associates Degree or technical school certification in engineering graphics, architecture, industrial design, computer science, CAD draftincg, CAE design, 3D Modeling, survey or closely related field and five (5) years of experience drafting or modeling on multi-discipline projects, including two (2) years in a technical support, survey support, or project lead role that includes architectural, civil, mechanical and structural disciplines, preferably in a transit/transportation related environment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses or Certifications:
Required Knowledge of:
• Intermediate knowledge of methods and techniques of using, configuring, maintaining, coordinating, and troubleshooting related CAD/CAE/BIM technology, such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D, REVIT and Navisworks.
• Intermediate knowledge of file management systems and practices with ability to assist in maintaining the system and providing technical solutions as needed.
• Intermediate knowledge of 3D modeling techniques including creation of families, visualizations, collaborative organizational structures, and clash detection analysis.
• Intermediate knowledge of survey practices and technology related to the collection, recording, review, exchange, and incorporation of survey field notes, records of survey, as-built surveys, drawings, models, DATUMs, legal descriptions, and deeds; production and maintenance of drawings, maps, and models using CAD/CAE/GIS software.
• Conceptualizing, writing, and maintaining custom scripts or routines using .net, C#, or Lisp programming languages.
• Principles and practices of reading, interpreting, and modifying design and construction drawings, 3D parametric models, public land survey systems, topographic mapping, datum conversions, and field/record survey data.
• Effective communication skills to interact with other departments, agencies, municipalities, vendors, and the general public.
• Project management techniques and principles.
• Principles of team leadership.
• A/E consulting services and methods.
• Engineering maps and records.
• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations as they apply to transit operations.
• Techniques to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities.
• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
• English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
• Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.
Required Skill in:
• Researching, analyzing, evaluating, and making recommendations to senior staff on current and developing CAD/CAE/BIM related software, practices, and service delivery methods.
• Troubleshooting and maintenance techniques and practices related to CAD/CAE/BIM software and hardware, including but not limited to plotters, scanners, workstations, and file management systems.
• Reading and interpreting related standards and requirements, survey data, 3D parametric models, and design/construction/as-built drawings and models relative to the development and maintenance of plans, models, project requirements, and cost estimating.
• Prioritizing individual assignments and schedule. Coordinating assignments and project delivery within a team in support of complex projects.
• Independently producing 3D models and visualizations, contract drawings, exhibits, and related documentation using current CAD/CAE/BIM software.
• Leading, coordinating, or working independently on multiple small projects concurrently.
• Independently arrange and organize work efforts and prioritize workload and shift work activities in order to meet competing goals.
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups, and the general public.
• Interpreting and administering policies and procedures sufficient to administer, discuss, resolve, and explain them to staff and other constituencies.
• Interpreting and applying applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
• Attention to detail while maintaining a positive customer orientation toward internal and external customers.
• Utilizing personal computers and general office software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports.
• Responding to inquiries with effective oral and written communication.
• Working cooperatively with other departments, Agency officials, and outside agencies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Work is performed in a standard office environment.
• Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds.
The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.
It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
Apply online: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/soundtransit/default.cfm
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value workplace diversity. We seek to create an environment and culture that embraces the differences of our employees. You will find an exceptionally diverse group of people at Sound Transit with regard to culture, beliefs, communication styles, and life and work experiences.
All qualified applicants are considered in accordance with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital status or veteran status or any another legally protected status.