Building Engineer Assistant

Posting Details


Institution South Dakota State University

Working Title Building Engineer Assistant

Posting Number CSA01688P

Department SDSU-Facilities & Serv-Campus Planning

Physical Location of Position (City) Brookings

Posting Text

South Dakota State University’s Facilities and Services Campus Planning & Design department is currently seeking a Building Information Modeling Specialist. SDSU Facilities and Services is a fast-paced division of the university, providing maintenance and operations, planning, engineering, and construction services to campus.

Job Responsibilities: Work under the direction of design and construction professionals to generate construction drawings; maintain building asset attributes & space information; update campus design standards; prepare facilities space reports; provide project management support services and assist the GIS Technician with preparing and maintaining campus maps.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Engineering, Architecture, construction management or related field
  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office software

Skill & Ability to:

  • Perform project design and management for small and medium scale projects.
  • Routine and complex computer-aided modeling
  • Maintain filing system on all building models and future construction projects.
  • Update online standards for the university.
  • Demonstrate high level of communication skills, both verbally and in writing

Preferred Experience:

  • Associate’s degree in Engineering or Architectural Technology
  • Website design & updating principles.
  • ArcGIS software to occasionally assist and work with F&S GIS staff.
  • Construction project management experience and/or experience working with facilities groups.

Required License: Valid driver’s license.

Comments: South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment. It is the policy of the university to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to the university’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Benefits: South Dakota State University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.

Application Procedures: South Dakota State University accepts applications through an online employment site; to apply, visit . [SE8535 – 40443]

Posting Date 04/06/2023

Closing Date 04/27/2023

Open Until Filled No

First Consideration Date

Advertised Salary $22.48/hour – $28.09/hour, depending upon qualifications, plus benefits

Duration of the Term 12 months

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Appointment Percent 100

Work Hours

M-F, 8-5

Typical Hours Worked Per Week

Appointment Type Regular

Scope of Search External (includes Internal)

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This position requires Valid Drivers License

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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 academic programs, an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students, and over $60 million annual research expenditures.

South Dakota State University offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation and the world. Its employees embrace the university’s core values of being people-centered, expanding knowledge through creativity, embracing organizational and personal integrity, commitment to diversity of thought, and excellence through continuous improvement.

As the state’s 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution, the work of the university is carried out on its main resident campus in Brookings, at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City, Aberdeen and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across South Dakota.

SDSU was recognized as one of 54 institutions in the United States as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities in 2014. The university’s total research expenditures are greater than $60 million. SDSU is the state’s first High Research Activity institution as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Jackrabbits Athletics competes as a NCAA Division I member, with membership in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Summit League and the Big XII for wrestling.

Brookings is home to approximately 24,000 residents and is located 60 miles north of Sioux Falls and 200 miles west of Minneapolis. rates Brookings as an ideal community for families, students, young professionals and retirees. It considers Brookings among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota.

The Brookings Public School District educates approximately 3,300 K-12 students and ranks among the state’s highest academic achieving school districts. The district includes three elementary schools, an intermediate school for fourth and fifth grade, one middle school and a high school.

The city also boasts an abundance of attractions and activities, including the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Dakota Nature Park, South Dakota Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center and the Brookings Summer Arts Festival.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

South Dakota State University promotes access to and opportunities for all to receive the benefit of and participate in education, research, and service and is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to this land-grant access mission. SDSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to, and SDSU prohibits discrimination on, the basis of, sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, or any other status that may become protected in the offering of all educational programs and employment. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128.

Contact Information

For additional information regarding this position or questions about the online application process, please contact SDSU Human Resources at 605-688-4128.

South Dakota Board Of Regents

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