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Barr Engineering Company
4300 MarketPointe Drive, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600

Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-BARR (2277)
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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.


The person in this position will work on multi-discipline project teams to provide computer-aided drafting expertise using AutoCAD. CADWorx and other drafting software on a Windows platform. Work will include working closely with engineers to create, update, and revise drawings of mechanical and miscellaneous systems, and may include visiting project sites to gather information for project drawings. Project work may include drafting design of pumping and piping systems, industrial equipment, conveyor systems, building systems, and various details. Occasional assistance with structural, electrical or civil design may also be required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above.
  • 10+ years of related work experience.
  • Proficiency using current version of AutoCAD.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy working environment that encourages self-initiative.
  • A flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules when required to meet deadlines and client needs.
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.
  • Acceptable driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 12+ years of related work experience at a consulting engineering or industrial workplace.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical systems and their applications in an industrial environment.
  • Proficiency using additional drafting packages such as Revit Structural, Solidworks, Civil 3D, MicroStation, Geopak, spreadsheet, GIS, or word processing software.
  • Familiarity with work in an industrial environment and basic knowledge of various industrial disciplines and industrial construction.

NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
Barr strives to make accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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