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Drainage Designer – Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Our Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers Company is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of the company that offers a variety of innovative services, including, temporary and permanent design services for current projects and new pursuits in the United States and Canada.
The projects we design, engineer and construct will be our legacy – come be a part of something bigger with your career and build your legacy with our team! KIE has an immediate opening for a dynamic entry to mid-level CAD designer in our growing Water Resources / Drainage Group based in Englewood, CO. Looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of design and CADD production tasks related for drainage / civil projects and miscellaneous support for construction. The CAD Designer should have at least 1 years’ experience in engineering plan production, be familiar with current technical tools/programs/software, and CADD production practices.

Responsibilities:
The candidate will be part of a design team responsible for completing engineering assignments in support of heavy civil construction for Kiewit Construction Companies’ business including drainage design, preparation of design plans, reports and technical memoranda. Key responsibilities include the following:
• In office work primarily
• Work with engineering team in developing preliminary and final design plans and details.
• Participate in design reviews to evaluate design concepts and make recommendations
• Use Bentley Micro Station / AutoCAD, and 3D modeling software
• Produce documents with MS Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
• Follow various DOT Standards and work with companies CAD Standards when applicable

Qualifications:
The successful candidate must possess the following:
• Associate Degree preferred
• 0-4 years’ experience in CAD production of drainage and civil designs
• Design experience or Design-Build project experience a plus
• General knowledge of engineering principles and materials for drainage / civil work
• Read and understand construction documents
• Proficiency in Micro Station
• Knowledge in AutoCAD a plus
• Knowledge in Geopak a plus
• Drainage design experience a plus
• Basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
• Basic knowledge of 3D modeling a plus
• The ability to clearly communicate and collaborate well with Engineers and Designers
• Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize

Number of openings:

3

Compensation:

20-25/ hour depending on experience

How to Apply:

Please apply online at the provided link

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08/31/2019

Construction (Concrete) Laborer

Bottorff Construction has established a well-regarded reputation from many years of quality work and customer service that began at their head office in Atchison KS and has grown into a second location in Olathe KS. Bottorff Construction remains up to the challenge and takes on a variety of size and skill set concrete jobs in the KC metro, St. Joseph, Topeka, and Atchison areas. Competitive pay based on experience and growth, along with excellent benefits for employees.

We are seeking applicants who are:

– Able and eager to learn and develop in the construction/concrete field.
-Knowledgeable with the operation of various power tools and tape measure.
– Given jobs/tasks and able to perform them timely and in a quality manner.
-In good physical condition and able to repeatedly lift, carry, push and pull material of 5 up to 100 lbs with assistance where applicable.
-Performing duties that include repeated bending, kneeling, reaching, and similar mobile functions.
-Seeking to work year round and knowing seasonal weather conditions include hot summer and cold winter working days.
-Abiding by all company polices and safety rules.

Number of openings:

3

Compensation:

$15/hr and up, based on experience. Excellent benefits including insurance, vacation days, and retirement plan.

How to Apply:

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06/15/2019

Bridge Designer – Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers

Position Summary:
Kiewit Engineering Group is seeking an Early Career Bridge Designer for bridge and infrastructure construction projects in the Englewood, Colorado office. We are looking for the ideal candidate to perform a variety of design and detailing tasks related to concrete and steel bridges, construction methods, and CADD production of conceptual and final design plans. The Structural Designer should be technically competent, and familiar with current tools/programs/software.

Responsibilities:
• Working with engineering team to develop preliminary and final design bridge plans and details.
• Detailing of structural elements, including concrete reinforcement and steel connections.
• Using MicroStation, AutoCAD, and 3D modeling software to develop bridge plans.
• Producing reinforcement barlists, engineering reports, models, exhibits, etc.
• Meeting project schedule requirements and deadlines; communicating progress with task lead.
• Ensuring all work is performed in compliance with Kiewit and/or project-specific standards and Quality Management plans.

Qualifications:
• 0-4 years’ experience in CAD production of structural designs and plan sets.
• Associate Degree or better preferred.
• General knowledge of engineering principles and structural materials.
• Ability to understand construction documents and design standards.
• Background in bridge design and construction preferred.
• Must be proficient with MicroStation or AutoCAD; both preferred.
• Basic skills in Microsoft Office products, Bluebeam and ProjectWise.
• Knowledge of 3D modeling preferred.
• The ability to clearly communicate and collaborate well with engineers and designers.
• Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize.
• Capable of recognizing discrepancies with strong attention to detail.

Number of openings:

3

Compensation:

20-25/ hour depending on experience

How to Apply:

Please apply online at the provided link

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08/31/2019

Process Controls Electrical Assembler

Build, assemble, and test process controls electrical panels.
Lay out back panel and enclosure door according to electrical schematics. Pre-wiring, electrical component troubleshooting.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:



How to Apply:

Stop by our plant in Sabetha Kansas and pick up an application or email Human Resources at c.mcelroy@schenckprocess.com

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08/30/2019

Custodian

Position Summary:
The KBI is accepting applications to fill a Custodian Position in our Forensic Science Center. As a Custodian you will perform a variety of tasks to maintain a clean and safe laboratory facility in the Kansas Bureau of Investigation Forensic Science Center on the Washburn University Campus.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

• Use chemicals, cleaning supplies and equipment according to the manufacturer’s specifications comply with KBI policies and procedures on safety and chemical hygiene.
• Set up rooms according to written instructions, move furniture, and replace furniture at completion of events.
• Polish terrazzo floors using the proper cleaning material and equipment.
• Cleaning windows, both interior and exterior on established schedules.
• Dust furniture, clean woodwork, sweep, mop, dust mop; clean and sanitize restrooms and replenish toiletry supplies, maintain sinks and toilets as needed.
• Clean offices: vacuum carpet, remove trash, clean lighting fixtures, replace light bulbs, empty trash and recycle bins according to established schedules.
• Maintain security of the building to include unlocking and locking doors.
• Respond immediately to requests to clean up spills and emergencies related to weather or building systems.
• Performs all additional duties as required by the KBI Facility Manager.

Number of openings:

2

Compensation:

$13.61 per hour + $.30 Building Trades Differential Hourly

How to Apply:

Visit www.jobs.ks.gov, click on the 'Careers' link and search KBI positions. Once you find the position, click on the 'Apply for Job' link.

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05/09/2019

General Labor

Key Staffing & Premier Employment Solutions are seeking General Laborers! Seeking multiple candidates to fill full-time 1st & 2nd shift General Labor positions at a metal manufacturing company! $15-15.50/hr!

General Labor Job Responsibilities:
Responsibilities contingent upon position.

General Labor Job Qualifications:
Must be able to push, pull, lift, stack and carry materials weighing up to 35 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally.
Stand/walk for entire shift, reach/grasp/stretch/bend constantly.
Work in confined spaces and from ladders.

Number of openings:

5

Compensation:

$15-15.50/hr!

How to Apply:

----------------------------------------------------- ● Send resumes to- tayler@keystaffing.com ● Call Tayler for more info- 785-272-9999 ● Apply in office at- 5840 SW Huntoon Street Topeka, KS 66604 ● Additional Infohttps://jobs.keystaffing.com/WL52BaseP12/main.aspx?action=SearchOpportunitiesDetail&mode=initial&id=27941&index=1

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05/31/2019

Upholstery Department

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for our Upholstery Department
Jakobe Furniture is currently seeking individuals to work in our upholstery department as Machine Operators and Fabricators.

Primary Duties:
• Study work orders to determine the amount and type of materials required to cover work pieces.
• Follow sketches, patterns or blueprints to achieve the look and construction required by our customers.
• Measure and cut materials using manual or automated cutting instruments.
• Communicate with design engineers and sales prior to upholstering to determine correct color, style, and fabric preference.
• Examine furniture frames, springs, and webbings to identify defects.
• Build and/or repair upholstered furniture using a variety of hand and power tools.
• Ensure projects are completed on budget and delivered before set deadline.
• Cover wooden frame with soft materials such as cotton, felt pad, fiber or foam to improve texture and appearance.
• Work with tools and materials such as glue, staples, saw, cement, tacks and nail guns.
• Secure work pieces and materials onto production equipment.
• Conduct routine maintenance on work tools and upholstery machine.
• Finish upholstered furniture by attaching ornament trims, buttons, buckles, and grommets.
• Operate sewing machine to sew upholstery and join various sections of covering fabric.
Skills:
• Communication skills: ability to communicate with engineers.
• Dexterity: ability to manually strip and re-cover furniture with little to no implements.
• Creative: well versed in repairing and finishing furniture to improve appearance.

Education:

• High School Diploma or equivalent education level as a minimum requirement.
• Training from a vocational school in upholstery courses desired, but not mandatory.
• Apprenticeship as an upholsterer for 3-4 years to gain work knowledge and experience.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and hold a valid driver’s license. Jakobe Furniture is an equal opportunity employer.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

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05/07/2019

Wood Shop

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for all levels in our in our Wood Shop

Jakobe Furniture is currently seeking individuals to work in our wood shop. Current positions that are available are: General Laborer, Machine Operator, and Fabricator.

Primary Duties:
• Prepare and stage wood materials
• Understand and operate machinery such as a CNC machine, planers, routers, and sanders
• Follow all policies and company practices to ensure a safe and quality working environment
• Operate within standard operating procedures and quality control processes
• Complete and process repetitive tasks with efficiency and accuracy
Skills:
• Required 1–2 years of related experience working in a similar industry
• Experience necessary running equipment such as a table saw and planer/sander
• Experience with a joiner preferred
• Advanced woodworking skills
• Ability to use hands or fingers to lift, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and to stand, walk, sit and reach
• Must be able to lift and/or move 50 pounds

Education:

Candidates for Wood Shop jobs need to have a High School Diploma or equivalent education level as a minimum requirement.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and hold a valid driver’s license. Jakobe Furniture is an equal opportunity employer.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

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05/07/2019

Facilities Maintenance Tech

Jakobe Furniture is seeking qualified candidates for a Facilities Maintenance Technician!

Jakobe offers an incredible opportunity to be deeply involved in a company that is productive, efficient, and goal driven. We are currently seeking a facilities maintenance coordinator to help with all building repairs and maintenance as well as assist with equipment repairs as needed.

Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Manage and maintain the facility, including HVAC system, plumbing, electrical, and roof as well as coordinating lawn maintenance and snow removal.
• Schedule and manage all facilities work orders.
• Maintain Preventive maintenance program.
• Maintain Emergency preparedness program.
• Assess and repair maintenance issues.
• Assist with equipment repairs as needed.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• 5 years of facilities/building maintenance experience
• Experience handling facility maintenance.
• Ability to make quick & important facilities related decisions
• Ability to work independently on assigned tasks
• Ability to think critically
• Ability to implement and adjust procedures
• Be adaptable to change
• Ability to lift 25 – 50lbs
• Be able to manage projects and meet deadlines
• Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrate problem solving ability
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time inside and outside of the building

Preferred Qualifications:
• Together with a high level of personal responsibility and optimism, a successful applicant will thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.

Additional Job Information:
Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on experience. Jakobe offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Number of openings:



Compensation:



How to Apply:

Email Resume to tina.hafner@jakobe.com

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05/07/2019

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor -HVAC

This Facilities Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for HVAC maintenance, installation, and repair at the Topeka Correctional Facility.
Responsibilities include supervising and evaluating a work crew of inmates in making routine maintenance and repairs of buildings and equipment on Topeka Correctional Facility grounds. Making work assignments, reviewing work and providing appropriate instruction and training in Heating and Air Conditioning so that completed work meets professional standards. Five years of experience in the Heating and Air Conditioning trades. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. This position requires at the time of appointment the selected candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services unless promoting, transferring, or demoting from another designated position within the same agency; possess a valid driver’s license; and possess an EPA approved CFC and general refrigerant reclamation certification.
Key Requirements:
• You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply for this position
• You must meet the minimum requirements for the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor classification (See “Facilities Maintenance Supervisor” classification)
• You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents by the closing date of the announcement (See “How to Apply” section)
• You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
• If not currently employed by the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) you will be required to pass a drug screen and a TB screening.
• If not currently a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor with the KDOC you will be required to complete a physical examination.

Position will require on-call and overtime when needed.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

Starting salary: $36,660.00 (total annual compensation)

How to Apply:

How to Apply: The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS. STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/jobsteps.htm (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.) STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/intro.htm STEP 3: Submit your online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement. STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement. A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html Include your name and job requisition number #186880 on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter. NOTE: Submission of an application alone IS NOT a complete application. This position requires the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described previously. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in you not being considered for employment. Required Documents: • State of Kansas application completed on line, mailed, or faxed • Cover letter and resume • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate • List of college courses, with credit hours, major(s), and grade point average or class ranking. (Prior to appointment, an official college transcript will be required.) • Veterans Preference documentation (DD-214 or equivalent as appropriate). The position will remain open until it is filled.

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06/01/2019