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Associate Facility Planner

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is looking to add to our Facilities team and has a new opportunity for an Associate Facility Planner. This position will assist in developing and managing workspace strategies and solutions by creating effective space plans and designs for all Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas facilities in order to meet the company’s organizational goals. Assists in design of building interiors and finishes as well as the timely procurement of furnishings and equipment. The position may also involve some light facility general maintenance work.

Why Join Us?

• Family Comes First: Total rewards package that promotes the idea of family first for all employees; including paid time off and family first leave.
• Professional Growth Opportunities: Advance your career with ongoing training and development programs both through our internal Blue University and external opportunities.
• Dynamic Work Environment: Collaborate with a team of passionate and driven individuals.
• Stability: 80 years of commitment, compassion, and community
• Inclusive Work Environment: We pride ourselves on fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued and respected.

What you’ll do

• Assists with resolving space issues within the company that requires acquired knowledge of the interaction of departments, workflow, and corporate space guidelines. Interaction will occur with all levels of management in order to provide adequate space in the most cost-effective manner.
• Involved in meetings related to move requests from leadership.
• Helps enforce corporate policies concerning office space guidelines.
• Capable of editing AutoCAD layouts of all facilities.
• Maintains secured AutoCAD facility library and all associated revision documents.
• Manages Corporate color palettes/schemes in coordination with the Marketing team.
• Develops detailed timelines in conjunction with others for floor remodels/layout changes.
• Executes special projects as assigned by Division Leadership.
• Travel to distributed sites to oversee or execute project work.

What you need

• Working knowledge of computer aided design (CAD).
• Proficient with blueprint reading.
• Knowledge of software applications, including Microsoft Office Products.

Bonus if you have

• Associates or Bachelor’s degree.
• Knowledge of project planning and associated software such as MS project or Smartsheet.

Benefits & Perks

• Base salary is only one component of your competitive Total Rewards package:
o Incentive pay program (EPIP)
o Health/Vision/Dental insurance
o 6 weeks paid parental leave for new mothers and fathers
o Fertility/Adoption assistance
o 2 weeks paid caregiver leave
o 5% 401(k) plan matching
o Tuition reimbursement
o Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources

Compensation
$25.58 – $30.40
• Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas offers excellent competitive compensation with the goal of retaining and growing talented team members. The salary range for this role is a good faith estimate, it is estimated based on what a successful candidate might be paid. All offers presented to candidates are carefully reviewed to ensure fair, equitable pay by offering competitive salaries that align with the individual’s skills, education, experience, and training. The range may vary above or below the stated amounts.

Apply online at https://bcbsks.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Topeka/Associate-Facility-Planner_R2024243

Apply by 05/19/2024

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
1133 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66629
United States

2024 Summer Facilities Engineering Intern

WaterOne is searching for talented, creative, and eager-to-learn Engineering Interns for our Facilities Engineering department. This unique, paid-internship will provide an excellent opportunity for you to gain real world experience by assisting the Facilities Engineering Staff on a multitude of exciting projects that impact the world’s most valuable resource – water!

You will play a crucial role in project plan development by utilizing AutoCAD, reviewing and developing project specifications, assisting in actual field construction inspection, researching products, and project estimating. This excellent opportunity gives you the chance to learn from our experts in the field, show your stuff, and be hands-on with a leader in the water production and distribution industry.

Pay rate is $20.00 per hour

Starts May 20, 2024 – Aug 9, 2024

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist Project Engineers in the design and inspection of production and other facilities.
Apply engineering fundamentals and established design practices in assisting to develop and implement project plans.
Provide detailed sketches, technical information, and assistance for preparation of engineering drawings for construction or modifications of facilities.
Gather information from other utilities, engineering firms, and other resources as assigned.
Conduct research to help develop project cost estimates.
Inspect construction work to determine compliance with standards of accuracy and quality as directed.
Review manufacturer’s drawings and manuals for accuracy and compliance with WaterOne specifications.
Operate instruments and equipment for surveying and for pressure and flow measurements.
Attend meetings regarding projects as assigned.
Write specifications, memos, and letters as assigned.
Performs other job duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required Education, Skills & Experience

Minimum educational requirement of reaching sophomore status towards degree in engineering, with minimum of 15 credit hours completed of coursework in mathematics and engineering sciences (hydraulics, mechanical systems, concrete and steel design, electrical controls and circuits, and land surveying preferred)
Must commit to 12-13 week duration of the summer internship from May 20th until August 9th.
This internship will take place onsite; hours will be M-F 7:30am-4:30pm.
Demonstrated capability for good judgment, initiative, sound planning and analytical skills.
Requires good problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Requires the ability to read plans and specifications.
Must be able to apply applicable safety standards pertaining to engineering and construction work, including, but not limited to, excavation safety, traffic safety, and the use of personal protective equipment.
Knowledge and skill in the use of traditional and computerized drafting instruments and equipment, particularly in the use of CAD/GIS (Computer Aided Drafting/Geographic Information Systems).
Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Requires good interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communications skills, and good listening skills.
Must have a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
Must pass post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background verification.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally lift/or move up to 40 pounds. The employee must be able to use a computer for multiple hours a day. The employee must be able to move occasionally from one location to another or be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day. The employee must be in possession of a licenses and be able to operate a vehicle at any given time. The employee must be able to occasionally position self to inspect or view field activities.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job operates in both the field and a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate except when in the field on a jobsite.

Complete job description is available upon request and will be provided during the selection process.

WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 455,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on. Our passion is water, because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.

Apply online at https://www.waterone.org/287/Careers.

2024 Summer GIS Intern – Mapping and Drafting

WaterOne is searching for a talented, motivated, and eager-to-learn GIS Intern for our Mapping and Drafting Department.  As a GIS Intern, you will play an important role by collecting field data, performing map editing using ArcGIS Desktop, updating attribute data for specific GIS projects, and performing data analysis. This excellent opportunity gives you the chance to utilize your hard work and knowledge of GIS while learning from an experienced team who are ready to help you grow and develop!

WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 455,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on. Our passion is water, because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.

WaterOne provides competitive benefits and compensation ranges.  Selected candidates are placed in the position’s pay range based on their qualifications.

Pay rate: $18.00 per hour

This internship is from May 20 – Aug 9, 2024.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Compile, attribute, convert, edit and maintain data in geographic and operational databases and their associated documentation.
Collect GPS points in the field.
Provide timely response and establish high priority for GIS map and analysis requests.
Assist in establishing and maintaining GIS database quality control and quality assurance procedures.
Provide support of integration between GIS and other non-spatial applications such as SAP.
Uphold GIS system integrity, security and confidentiality.
Exchange information and communicate as necessary with others.
Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education, Skills & Experience

Minimum educational requirement of two years (or 60 credit hours) completed towards a bachelor’s degree in Geography or GIS-related area, with at least 15 credit hours of relevant upper division coursework.
Minimum GPA of 3.0.
Must commit to 12-13 week duration of the summer internship from May 20th until August 9th.
This internship will take place onsite; hours will be M-F 7:30am-4:30pm.
Knowledge of and experience with ArcGIS Desktop and/or ArcGIS Pro.
Knowledge of the following technology systems: Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office and/or Office 365, file and data storage techniques and systems, GPS data collection techniques, and GIS systems.
Excellent interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated analytical, cartographic mapping, spatial analysis, and problem-solving skills with great attention to detail.
Ability to work independently with time spent outdoors for field duties.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
Must pass post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background verification.

Preferred Education, Skills & Experience

Knowledge and experience with engineering design technologies such as AutoCAD
Experience using high-precision “survey-grade” GPS equipment.
Knowledge of SAP.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally lift/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to move from one location to another frequently, possibly carrying equipment such as GPS equipment. The employee must be able to constantly work/walk in outdoor weather conditions. The employee must be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day such as using a computer at a desk. The employee must be able to use office productivity equipment such as a personal computer, calculator, printer, and copy machine. The employee must be able to install, maintain, or service computer hardware and software and other related equipment. The employee must be able to operate a vehicle at any given time.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job operates in both in a professional office environment and in the field. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate except when in the field on a jobsite.

Equal Opportunity Employer

WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 455,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on. Our passion is water, because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.

Complete job description is available upon request and will be provided during the selection process.

Apply online at https://www.waterone.org/287/Careers.

2024 Summer Distribution Engineering Intern

WaterOne is searching for a talented, creative, and eager-to-learn Engineering Intern for our Distribution Engineering department. This unique, paid-internship will provide an excellent opportunity for you to gain real world experience by assisting the Distribution Engineering Staff on a multitude of exciting projects that impact the world’s most valuable resource – water!

You will play a crucial role in project plan development design, installation and maintenance of buried piping infrastructure. This excellent opportunity gives you the chance to learn from our experts in the field, show your stuff, and be hands-on with a leader in the water production and distribution industry.

Pay rate is $20.00 per hour

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform project design and drafting duties including the following:

Applies engineering fundamentals and established design practices in assisting to develop and implement project plans and construction.
Provide sketches and technical information and assistance for preparation of engineering drawings for construction or modifications of facilities, assist in creating engineering sketches, drawings, concepts and descriptions for new construction, relocation of and installation of buried piping infrastructure.
Gather information from other utilities, engineering firms, etc.
Creates work orders, estimates material and labor costs, reviews construction plans and plots water facilities thereon.
Assist in selection of materials and equipment for projects. Read and/or create plans including elevations, sections, cutaways, details, etc.
Apply knowledge of engineering in preparation of designs.
Create and/or analyze sketches and notes and other input material to determine best approach to complete projects.

Performs field duties including:

Operating instruments and equipment for surveying, pressure and flow measurements.
Attend meetings regarding projects.
Assist WaterOne crews in relocation and installation of buried piping infrastructure.
Investigate low and high pressure customer inquiries. Provide information of technical aspects of water pressure/plumbing problems and solutions with customers.
Assist Project Engineers in design of distribution facilities by obtaining field information, elevations, etc. of existing water facilities mains and appurtenances.
Assist Project Engineers with pressure monitoring programs and corrosion protection programs.

Performs general office duties including:

Writes specifications, memos, and letters.
Exchange information and communicate as necessary with others.
Assist in performing hydraulic calculations using sound engineering practices.
Coordinate projects to comply with relocation agreements and memo contracts and reconcile actual costs.
Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required Education, Skills & Experience

Minimum educational requirement of completing at least two years towards degree in Engineering. Civil Engineering major preferred.
Must commit to 12-13 week duration of the summer internship from May 20th until August 9th.
This internship will take place onsite; hours will be M-F 7:30am-4:30pm.
Course work with an emphasis on mathematics, hydraulics and/or land surveying is desirable.
Must demonstrate capability for good judgment, initiative, sound planning and analytical skills.
Requires good problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Knowledge and skill in the use of computerized drafting instruments and equipment, particularly in the use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).
Must have a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
Requires good interpersonal skills and oral and written communications skills.
Must project professional image.
Must pass post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background check.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
Must pass post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background verification.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally lift/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to move occasionally from one location to another or be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day. The employee must be able to use office productivity equipment such as a personal computer, calculator, printer, and copy machine. The employee must be in possession of a driver’s license and be able to operate a vehicle at any given time. The employee must be able to occasionally position self to inspect or view field activities. The employee must be able to install, maintain, or service computer hardware and software and other related equipment.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job operates in both in a professional office environment and in the field. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate except when in the field on a jobsite.

Complete job description is available upon request and will be provided during the selection process.

WaterOne is an independent public water utility. We’ve been proudly serving the Johnson County, Kansas area since 1957. Every day, nearly 455,000 customers rely on WaterOne to provide fresh, clean water on demand. It’s a responsibility we deliver on. Our passion is water, because water touches everything we care about: family, health, safety, and community. We serve our community by bringing award-winning water to their homes, businesses, and public places.

Apply online at https://www.waterone.org/287/Careers.

CAD-CAM Programmer (Drafting Technician I)

Harris Fabrication is looking to hire a CAD-CAM Programmer to join our drafting team! As our programmer, you will be responsible for nesting flat steel parts on the laser, structural steel parts on the beam processor, and offline programming of press brake and machining equipment.

**PLEASE NOTE: This is a computer technology position within our administrative office and will work closely with the CAD design and purchasing departments. Entry-level drafters highly encouraged to apply. For machine operation or production positions, please see our other job postings!

To ensure success as our CAD-CAM programmer, you should have a keen eye for detail.

CAD-CAM Programmer Responsibilities & Requirements:

-Must be able to use Microsoft Office Suite
-Strong computer skills
-Must be organized and self-motivated
-Maintains drop inventory
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as a part of a team
-Works with Purchasing to verify necessary materials are on hand
-Coordinate projects and ideas with peers, manufacturing, and leadership
-Experience with CNC Programming is a plus
-Experience with sheet metal forming in a fabrication shop is a plus

At Harris Fabrication, you are family. We encourage long-term employment, upward mobility and career advancement, cross-training, on-the-job training, entry level applicants, and more. If you work hard for us, we will work hard for you.

Pay: $18.00 – $25.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Vision insurance

Apply online at harrisfab.com/careers or In person at 2520 N Kansas Ave, Topeka, Kan. 66617.

CAD Drafter/Designer

Harris Fabrication is looking for CAD Drafters/Designers to supplement our drafting team. The CAD Drafter/Designer is primarily responsible for technical CAD work in preparing structural steel and sheet metal design and layout of fabrication details for our fabricators and welders.

Major Duties:

-Uses 3D modeling software to create customers’ projects virtually.
-Ensures model critical dimensions are accurate and reflect the customer’s prints and verifies accuracy of the models.
-Creates detailed shop drawings from 3D models and communicates to shop personnel regarding construction.
-Prints and organizes paper and electronic copies of shop drawings to allow easy assembly for shop personnel.
-Creates DXF files for laser-cut parts.
-Creates STP files for beam processor parts.
-Reviews projects, determines material quantities required for projects, and assists -Sales Department with estimates.
-Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

-Graduation from High School or GED equivalent required.
-Graduation from an accredited Technical School Program or an Associates of Technology Degree in CAD Technology preferred.
-Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience with building CAD design, with Mechanical, Structural, Sheet Metal, and Fabrication knowledge as an inclination is preferred.
-Strong math and analytical skills and attention to detail.
-Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Windows, Outlook)
-Working knowledge and direct experience with Solid Edge, Solid Works, AutoCad 3D, and/or Inventor. Tekla experience is a plus.
-Good communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
-Ability to organize, multi-task, plan and set priorities with minimal supervision.
-Ability to work independently and in team settings.
-Ability to exercise good judgement with a strong attention to detail.
-Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across all levels of Harris Fabrication.
-Demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.
-Must be able to satisfactorily pass a criminal background check.

Physical Demands:

Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to read computer screens, shop drawings, catalogs, and email, talk on the phone.
Ability to lift and move up to fifty (50) pounds.
Work Environment:

Professional and deadline-oriented environment in a production setting.
Interaction with co-workers and customers.

Additional Duties:

Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor.

At Harris Fabrication, you are family. We encourage long-term employment, upward mobility and career advancement, cross-training, on-the-job training, entry level applicants, and more. If you work hard for us, we will work hard for you.

Pay: $20.00 – $30.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance

Apply online at harrisfab.com/careers or In person at 2520 N Kansas Ave, Topeka, Kan. 66617.

Drafter

The purpose the Drafter role is to prepare and create detailed schematics, layouts, blueprints, and other miscellaneous technical exhibits using computer-aided design (CAD) software for use in the manufacturing of Stuppy products and to synthesize input such as manufacturing specifications, detailed notes from other engineering team members for use in the production process.

Essential Functions:

Provide various types of engineering renderings such as blueprints, drawings, maps, graphs, charts for use by the production team and in accordance with project and material specifications.
Partner with Engineers to complete drawing request during the design and greenhouse construction assembly processes.
Produce drawings, designs and layouts according to materials and engineering specifications inherent to the production of Stuppy goods and services.
Assist the production team in interpreting technical drawings and exhibits for use in the creation of prototypes.
Resolves basic interpretive misunderstanding and answers technical questions attendant to the production process.
Other duties as assigned

Experience:

Post high school education or accreditation at either a trade or vocational school, internship, or community college or equivalent experience.
0-2 years of experience as a drafter using CAD and 3-D modeling tools
Experience applying technology solutions to the creation and production of required design assignments.
Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills necessary to productively interact with others.
Written and oral communications skills especially necessary to technically translate engineering terms and specifications to non-engineering associates and customers.
Ability to work independently and with a minimal of supervision
Advanced problem analysis and critical thinking aptitudes essential to moving projects from a conceptual or theoretical construct and into production
Sense of urgency and detail orientation consistent with production demands, quality assurance standards and the execution of the production process
Experience using Microsoft Suite of products.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Standard office with manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of the position, the employee is constantly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms with medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 lbs. They may be frequently exposed to loud noises and bright light. Vision perception is normal for administrative duties.

To perform this job successfully, the employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Apply online at https://stuppy.bamboohr.com/careers/39?source=aWQ9MjI%3D

Revit/AutoCAD Drafting Technician

Position Summary:
Latimer, Sommers & Associates, P.A. (LSA) is seeking a Drafting Technician for its Topeka, KS and Overland Park, KS locations. Members of LSA’s drafting team translate the engineers’ designs into consistent, easy-to-read construction documents using AutoCAD and Revit software programs. The documents produced provide clarity for building contractors and are a key element in the bidding process. The selected candidate for the position will receive on the job training with Revit/AutoCAD software programs utilized by LSA to convey engineering designs with quality construction documents and drawings. The candidate will gain a diverse knowledge of building MEP systems from working closely with engineers.
LSA is a professional engineering firm specializing in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Telecommunications systems design. The firm has roots in Northeast Kansas and has been established for over 65 years. LSA performs design and consulting work in more than 35 states across the nation, generating a diverse portfolio of projects. With a total of 26 employees, a focused and supportive work environment can be expected.
Responsibilities:
• Produce CAD/Revit drawings and details, coordinate 3D models and families of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and other MEP systems from engineer redlines and input following company standards
• Report to CAD/BIM manager for daily/hourly tasks
• Participate in ongoing training for CAD and Revit software
• Coordinate and work collectively with other drafting team members
• Contribute to team development and template standardization used in creating consistent drawings and designs
• Revise existing construction documents to incorporate changes for distribution
• Review finished drawings for compliance with company CAD/Revit standards
• Utilize basic software systems, Microsoft Office, Outlook email, PC file structure
• Understand importance of responsibility, quality control, accuracy, and completing tasks on time

Required qualifications:
• High School Diploma/GED
• Understanding of drafting related measurements and geometry
• Experience/Education using Autodesk AutoCAD/Revit software
• Understanding of PC operating systems
• Experience with Microsoft Office Software
• Time management skills
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
• Must have strong written and verbal communication skills in English

Preferred qualifications:
• Enrolled in or completed a 2-year technical or associate degree/program in related field
• Understanding of construction drawings and MEP systems

Physical Demands:
• Ability to sit for extended periods of time
• Ability to speak in-person or over the phone
• Ability to read computer screens for extended periods of time
• Ability to unpack and move supplies up to twenty-five (25) pounds

What We Offer:
• 401k retirement plan – company matching program and profit sharing (eligibility after 1 year)
• Health insurance – company provided premium reimbursement (variable per employment time)
• Dental insurance – company provided premium reimbursement
• Flexible spending account with Medical and Dependent Care coverage
• Company paid Life Insurance, Long Term Disability and Accidental Death Policies
• Company sponsored events and team building activities
• Office sports league team
• Paid vacation time
• Potential for overtime pay
• Potential remote work options after appropriate training period
• Per hour pay commensurate with experience

To apply, contact Aimee at acarroll@lsapa.com.

Maintenance Supervisor

Adams Land & Cattle has an exciting leadership opportunity for someone to oversee our Maintenance department. The ideal candidate is safety-driven with exceptional communication and employee development skills. This position provides the leadership for a broad and diversified group of technicians with responsibilities for the overall maintenance of our operations, which may include such things as fabrication or repair of large industrial equipment, large project support, maintenance of infrastructure systems, steel structures, facilities, fences, and tank systems.

This person will be responsible for:

Supporting/driving the overall safety strategy of the company. Exemplifying safety expectations.

Providing overall leadership of the Maintenance work group. Delegating tasks to appropriate personnel and providing support as needed.

Prioritizing and organizing preventive, corrective, deferred, and/or emergency maintenance of the feedlot facilities and equipment, including, but not limited to the feed mill, sprinkler systems, processing barn, water wells, etc.

Maintaining and repairing feedlot fences and steel structures that sustain optimum cattle welfare and containment.

Maintaining and repairing water tanks, main lines, bunk pads, neck rails, and other facility infrastructure.

Evaluating, designing, modifying, and repairing equipment.

Maintaining equipment to prevent unnecessary downtime by ensuring it is utilized, cleaned, and maintained properly and that all preventative maintenance is completed in a timely fashion.

Ensuring quality and efficient repair work and fabrication for new construction.

Ensuring that the team maintains appropriate logs and records such as Progressive Beef, Manager Plus, etc.

Leading and managing projects specific to the work group, including prioritizing projects, building/managing project timelines, and coordinating resources.

Overseeing the general cleaning of work areas assigned to the work group.

Assisting with budget development.

Approving invoices for cost center expenditures.

Identifying continuous improvement opportunities to enhance company profitability through reduced expenses and/or increased revenue.

Supporting any/all efforts needed during storm recovery, including oversight and execution of daily recovery efforts.

Communication and Leadership:

Leading shift start-up meetings.

Representing the Maintenance team at Monday morning safety meeting.

Communicating and supporting company strategies and changes.

Training and developing new and current team members, while communicating progress and areas of opportunity to management.

Providing ongoing feedback and recognition to team by setting performance objectives and communicating throughout the year on progress.

Driving accountability by working with Org Development and management to facilitate conflict resolution, performance improvement, and corrective actions to the team.

Screening applicants through interview process and hiring applicable candidates.

Working closely with all levels of the organization and promoting effective and positive relationships with other teams.

Building and maintaining external business relationships. Collaborating with external resources.

Skills and Qualifications:

Commitment to safety and quality culture.

Mechanical interest and aptitude.

Welding, electrical, hydraulic, and water systems experience.

Working knowledge of PLC and programming systems for processing, mill and wells.

Understanding of blue prints and auto cad drawings.

Experience in feedlot operations.

Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects/work efforts at a time.

Ability to use analytical techniques for problem solving, coordination and decision making.

Driven and action-oriented, with a high attention to detail.

Strong interest in leadership of others.

Excellent training skills.

Team-oriented.

Professional communication (both verbal and written), presentation, and customer service skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Bachelor’s degree preferred; can substitute experience.

Minimum of 2 years of technical and supervisory/leadership experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently and 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly. Extensive walking, climbing stairs, kneeling, stooping up to 90% of working hours. Standing for extended period, up to 50% of working hours. Use of electrical equipment, tools and machinery up to 100% of working hours.

Use of telephone and computer up to 50% of working hours.

Valid Driver’s License.

Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.

Compensation Details

$20 to $33 per hour

Comprehensive Benefits that begin on Day 1 of employment (including: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, bonus plan, company match 401(k), and more!)

Apply online. Once a formal application is submitted, our team will review and if the background and experiences align with the position, we will be in contact to proceed with the interview process.

CAD Tech

CERTUS Structural Engineers is currently hiring an AutoCAD designer / drafter position in their Topeka, Kansas structural engineering office. Ideal candidates will have relevant experience with AutoCAD and Revit. References required. Pay rates vary depending on level of experience. We offer a great benefit package upon hire. Hours Monday-Friday 8-5 pm, some overtime may be required. Those interested should send a resume to CERTUS Structural Engineers, 900 S. Kansas Ave, Ste 400, Topeka, KS 66612 or email shandy.vollrath@certusse.com.