Kestrel Engineering Group Inc. Entry Level Drafter/Designer in Mendota Heights, Minnesota

We have an immediate opening for an Entry Level Designer/Drafter for a regular full-time assignment in our Mendota Heights, MN office. For immediate consideration please respond via email with a resume and a brief description of your experience and qualifications. You MUST include your minimum salary requirements and include the job code DRAFT41618 in the subject line of the email. Upon completion of our probationary period we offer a full benefits package. Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Company paid Life & AD&D Insurance, Company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability, Supplemental Life & Dependent Life Insurance, and a Flexible Spending Account. We also offer a generous Paid Time Off program. SUMMARY Work includes support for all project phases, with particular focus in detailed engineering. Position will be assigned for projects. RESPONSIBILITIES With minimal supervision, assists designers & engineers with basic drafting of various disciplines from redlines, subsequently providing familiarity with the programs, staff and operating procedures of the company. Responsible for preparation of design drawings and sketches utilizing 3D modeling software with directions from designers & engineers. Responsible for assistance in preparation of construction drawings. QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIRED SKILLS: Associates Degree in design drafting preferred. Candidates without a degree, but with exceptional experience, will also be considered. High proficiency in using AutoCAD, Microsoft Word and Excel. 3D design and modeling experience preferred. Eligibility to obtain or currently hold a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) is required. Excellent written and spoken English. Strong communication skills, with ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment. Ability to complete accurate and efficient field documentation in heavy industrial environment, including wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), may require physical ability to navigate around or climb on industrial equipment (i.e. climbing pipe racks), and related requirements. We have a policy of conducting background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.