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  • Architecture - Engineering - Construction (AEC) Technician

    Posted: 11/04/2019

    Nielson Construction is looking for an Architecture, Engineering and Construction Technician to support our sales, design and construction divisions.  With projects including residential, commercial and land development, Nielson Construction can provide you with project variety and experience to expand your knowledge and abilities with every facet of the AEC field.

    As one of the largest residential design/build firms in the area, Nielson Construction offers innovative designs, quality construction and satisfying customer experiences for clients in the Sioux Falls and surrounding areas.  As a member of our AEC team, you will work closely with our design, engineering and construction operations teams to create both architectural and engineered construction plans and specifications based on industry standard techniques and design guidelines.

    Your role as an AEC Technician will include:

    • Working closely with the design and sales teams to provide technical support with the design of residential projects ranging from single family to large multi-family
    • Work with design & engineering teams to complete building and site designs for commercial, industrial, office or institutional projects.
    • Utilize Civil 3D to assist the developer and licensed engineer (NC Design Engineering-a division of Nielson Construction) in all phases of planning, design and development of subdivision layouts, grading design, roadway plan and profiles and infrastructure design.
    • Identifying potential problems or code issues during design and assist in developing solutions, design standards and processes to eliminate design errors.
    • Support our construction operations team with any field questions pertaining to layouts, dimensions, details and specifications to ensure a successful project
    • Partner with our design and engineering leads in creating detailed, accurate, and organized construction drawings and specifications that meet all required design guidelines and building codes.
    • Ability to create clear, sophisticated and stylish drawings and exhibits as necessary to promote client understanding and enthusiasm towards the project
    The successful candidate for this position should have:
    • 1-2 years minimum of experience in a drafting and technical field (preferred)
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD & Civil 3D and familiarity with the full Autodesk AEC Collection software
    • Ability to develop proficiency in architectural based BIM design/drafting software such as Revit, Softplan, or Chief Architect is a plus
    • Experience with graphic design software such Photoshop
    • Familiarity with industry standard residential, commercial or civil construction techniques to aid in creating unique, aesthetic and functional designs
    • Excellent communication skills with the confidence to contribute to the team
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to adhere and contribute to company design and CAD standards.
    • Strong organizational, problem solving and plan development skills
    • Ability to put in appropriate time and effort to meet deadlines
    We offer to our employees a company culture based upon integrity, professionalism, collaboration and challenge. As a leader in the industry, we offer financial and corporate stability, opportunity for advancement, top-tier compensation and the opportunity to join a company committed to offering rewarding and fulfilling careers.  If this sounds like a company that you would be interested in being a part of, please send in your resume for consideration. For more information on Nielson Construction you can visit us at www.nielsonconstruction.net
    This is a full-time, year-round position with opportunity to grow with an expanding company and the opportunity to learn and experience most aspects of the construction industry.
    Benefits Include:
    Competitive pay
    Vacation and Holiday Pay
    Health Insurance
    To apply email resume to: ashley@nielsonconstruction.net or stop in our office and fill out an application located off I-29 Harrisburg Exit #71 and 1 mile to the east. www.nielsonconstruction.net/careers/


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