Drafting Technician I/II/III (25-0212)

POSTED ON 2/24/2021 CLOSED ON 3/24/2021
State of Alaska Hired Organization Address Juneau, AK Full Time

Job Posting for Drafting Technician I/II/III (25-0212) at State of Alaska

ATTENTION ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY!


The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) Statewide Division of Design & Engineering Services is recruiting for a Drafting Technician I/II/III to join our team to help us Keep Alaska Moving!


The Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, Statewide Design and Engineering Services Bridge Section provides bridge safety and exceptional bridge engineering services for all of Alaska.  We deliver design services for new and rehabilitation bridge construction projects, as well as a broad range of services associated with the existing inventory of the State's 1,000 public highway bridges.  We work hard to support our Department’s mission to Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.
 
We are located in the DOT&PF Headquarters Building on Channel Drive in Juneau.  While the majority of work will be in the office, you may be given the opportunity to travel throughout the state for 1-2 weeks in the summer to support the Department’s bridge inspection program.
 
As part of our team you will advance your professional skills and work collaboratively with highly skilled professionals.  We offer a standard 37.5-hour work week and flexible work schedules in order to ensure a positive work and personal life balance.  Employees receive competitive benefits and a generous leave package that increases with service time. In addition, we offer paid state holidays—a total of 11 throughout the year—and paid overtime when project needs exceed the standard 37.5-hour work week.
 
In this position, you will work with design engineers to produce complex construction drawings for new and rehabilitated bridge projects using AutoCAD drafting software.  This includes using AutoCAD to dimension, scale font, x-reference, and utilize paper/model spaces and other features for the efficient production of documents. Other responsibilities may include producing graphic artwork, charts, graphs, maps and plans for reports and other documents.
 
We are looking for someone with the following Competencies:
  • Significant training or experience with AutoCAD computer aided drafting software.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and proficiency in file transfer and management of the Microsoft Windows Operating System.
  • Good written and oral communication skills to communicate clearly with engineers and designers for the development of accurate and efficiently produced drawings.
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans and markups.
  • Working knowledge of engineering drafting standards, methods, and procedures.
 
If you feel that you embody these attributes, then we want to hear from you!
Drafting Technician I
Completion of two courses in computer assisted drafting, design, or mechanical drawing at the high school level, OR 6 semester hours of computer assisted drafting, design, or mechanical drawing course work at the technical/vocational school or college level.

Experience performing computer assisted drafting, design, or mechanical drawing may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. 

Drafting Technician II
Completion of two courses in computer assisted drafting, design, or mechanical drawing at the high school level, OR 6 semester hours or 8 quarter hours of computer assisted drafting, design or mechanical drawing course work at the technical/vocational school or college level;
AND
One year of automated drafting experience as a Drafting Technician I with the State of Alaska or the equivalent elsewhere.

Additional experience performing computer assisted drafting, design, or mechanical drawing will substitute for the specified course work on a year-for-year basis.

Additional course work as noted above will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. 

Drafting Technician III
Completion of two courses in computer assisted drafting, design or mechanical drawing at the high school level, OR 6 semester hours or 8 quarter hours of computer assisted drafting, design, or mechanical drawing course work at the technical/vocational school or college level;
AND
One year of automated drafting experience as a Drafting Technician II with the State of Alaska or the equivalent elsewhere.

Additional experience in computer assisted drafting, design, or mechanical drawing may be substituted for the required course work on a year-for-year basis.

Additional course work in computer assisted drafting, design, or mechanical drawing may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. 
**NOTE: PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY**
 
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY
Please be sure to check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.
 
APPLICATION
This recruitment utilizes a supplemental questionnaire as part of the application process. These questions may be a mix of written, multiple choice, and select all that apply questions. The answers you provide to the questions will be an opportunity for you to tell us about your experience and/or education. The answers will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process; please be as thorough and accurate as you can.

A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

If invited for an interview, please be prepared to provide copies of the following before your interview:

  • Paper and electronic samples of AutoCAD drawings you have produced.
  • Three professional references with current phone numbers
  • A copy of academic transcripts, if applicable to your qualifications for the position
At the time of interview, a performance exercise in AutoCAD drawing will be required.

FLEXIBLY STAFFED 
This position is flexibly staffed. This vacancy may be filled at either the Drafting Technician I, II, or III level depending on the applicant's training and/or experience. Please respond to all of the minimum qualification questions.

SALARY INFORMATION
  • Drafting Technician I ….. $ 18.95/Hour 
  • Drafting Technician II …. $ 22.74/Hour 
  • Drafting Technician III … $ 25.95/Hour 
 
WORK EXPERIENCE
Applications and resumes will be reviewed to determine if the minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
 
EDUCATION
If post-secondary education is required or is used as a substitution to meet the minimum qualifications, it is required to complete the Education section of your Profile. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of credit hours earned in the Units Completed field. Copies of transcripts will be required at time of interview but may also be attached to the application.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

RECRUITMENT NOTICE
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

EEO STATEMENT
 The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
                                                             
Workplace Alaska NOTICE
PLEASE NOTE: If you choose to apply using a hardcopy (paper) application, please follow the instructions on the Workplace Alaska website "How to Apply."

Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095.

If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the ‘governmentjobs.com’ domains.  For information on allowing emails from the ‘governmentjobs.com’ domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword.Leslie K Daugherty, P.E., S.E.
Phone: 907-465-8891
leslie.daugherty@alaska.gov 

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