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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 a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Summary

Barr is seeking a civil/structural designer to join its Bismarck, North Dakota team to work on projects involving engineering data collection, planning, and problem solving. The person selected for this position will work on challenging and progressive projects as part of multi-disciplinary teams, providing computer-aided drafting expertise using AutoCAD on a Windows platform. Responsibilities include working with engineers to create, update, and revise engineering drawings of industrial civil, structural, or other systems. Project work may also entail drafting design of foundations and supports, steel framing, pumping and piping systems, industrial equipment, as well as Civil 3D design or occasional GIS work.

In addition, the person in this position will develop and manage project CAD file structures, basefiles, planimetrics, design surfaces and pipe drafting networks, and construction drawing and renderings, as well as determine quantities for cost estimating and report preparation. Other responsibilities may include visiting project sites to gather information for project drawings.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • 5 years of experience directly related to job responsibilities described above
  • Proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD
  • Strong technical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • 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 the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the consulting industry
  • Experience with Civil 3D, CADWorx, and similar AutoCAD packages
  • Familiarity with software packages including additional drafting packages such as Revit, MicroStation, Geopak, ArcGIS, Excel, and 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 www.barr.com 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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