Structural Bridge Design Drafter - Transportation Infrastructiure

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Job Description:
  • Structural Design Drafter - Bridge & Transportation Infrastructure - Kentucky / Tennessee / Ohio

Opportunity :

Our Parsons Louisville, Kentucky office is now hiring for a Structural Bridge Design Drafter to support various transportation infrastructure projects for bridge design for the Kentucky, Tennessee , Ohio, and Indiana DOT projects , and the surrounding region. This role supports civil/structural engineers at varying levels. Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your knowledge and developing technical skills will propel your career forward. Microstation experience and proficiency is a must !

As a successful structural designer, you will take engineering notes, specifications, rough sketches, etc., and formalize them into working drawings. In this role you will perform basic to moderately difficult design/drafting assignments requiring a working knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices, and techniques. You will also assist with file management. compiling plan sets and organizing design documents for submittal. This role can be based near any Parsons office in the region !

  • Utilize Microstation to prepare contract structural drawings from general engineering and design information according to established standards and procedures.
  • Utilize technical manuals and directives to ensure compliance with codes and company policies.
  • Utilize technical manuals and directives to ensure compliance with codes and company policies.
  • Become familiar with various standards and codes such as AASHTO and various state DOT standards.
  • Compile data and perform dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.
  • Understand how to read and create orthographic (2D) and/or isometric (3D) designs and interpret supplier/manufacturer drawings.

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) and 2 years or more of relevant experience with structural drafting and design
  • Solid Working knowledge of Microstation InRoads and/or Open Roads is essential for this position
  • Project-wise and project delivery experience is desirable
  • Experience with Kentucky, or Ohio, Indiana, or Tennessee DOT structural drafting standards is desirable , but not required
  • Working knowledge of other computer software used to complete design assignments

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.