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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


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.
• 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.


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.

AutoCAD/Revit Designer

Blanchard AE Group is in search of a motivated, dynamic, talented Revit Designer that is ready to showcase their exceptional talent and be a member of this fast growing family friendly MEP Firm in Lawrence, KS.

· Certification in Revit design or experience
· Design experience on Commercial, Industrial, educational, and/or medical Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing building systems
· AutoCAD/Revit experience required
· Knowledge in building codes
· Effective interpersonal skill and collaborative management style to include teamwork and team building ability
· Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

· Work as part of a team to develop Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Designs for Commercial buildings.
· Site surveys to assess, evaluate, and document existing conditions
· Maintain and archive electronic project files
· Attend project meetings as required
· Participate in team mentoring activities
· Coordination with architectural and other engineering disciplines as applicable
· Client contact as required for Design and Site Observation (Travel may be required)
· Working under the direct supervision of a Project Manager or Principal in Charge (PM/PIC)

· In House Seminars & Technical Training
· Lunch & Learns
· Promote Professional growth in a positive atmosphere

· Flex time and ½ day Fridays
· Fun Office/Family outings including golf, baseball games, swim days, ect.

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Discretionary Quartey Bonuses

Compensation based on experience. To apply, please email: AEGroup@bae.group.

AutoCAD/Revit Designer

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.