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AutoCAD Layout Designer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: North Carolina - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/04/2016
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The Company:
A Power & Automation Company

The Role:
• Utilizes CADD software to create construction grade detailed design drawings related to electro-mechanical systems of electrical substations.
• Designer (I) is an entry level position.
• Applicants must be comfortable functioning independently, as well as in a team environment.
• On a daily basis, a designer (I) will spend the majority of the day drafting and utilizing design skills to create project drawings. Designer (I) work directly under the supervision of a Designer (II) or Designer (III), and are sometimes asked to travel to jobsites to collect data necessary to complete their design drawing packages, or to assist in the preparation of a bid package.
• Applicants should be highly organized and detail oriented.
• Applicants must be comfortable taking direction from engineers and more experienced designers.
• Applicants must have a positive attitude, and be eager to learn through experience and training. Applicants should also possess good spatial relations and 3D visualization skills.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum of a high school diploma
• 2+ years of relevant work experience or a 2 year degree in design, engineering, or engineering technology (or related field).
• Expertise in drafting techniques including orthographic projections.
• Expertise in the use of AutoCAD and / or MicroStation
• An aptitude to learn how to determine substation phase spacing and electrical clearance requirements for live conductors, switch components and bus supports.
• 3D Drafting experience is preferred.
• Ability to develop construction drawings (Layouts, Elevations, Details, Grounding Plan and Details, Trench and Conduit Plan and Details) based on direction provided by engineers and more experienced designers.
• An aptitude to learn the basics of the NEC, NESC, Design Guide for Rural Substations, Vendor Materials (Switches, Insulators, Connectors, etc.), and other technical materials.
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