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Assistant Electrical Detailer - Substation

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Posted: 08/15/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 508424 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Description:
  • An Assistant Electrical Designer will assist in various phases of planning, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications, and preparation of proposal and construction documentation and electrical plans as part of a project team.
  • This position will work on various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients.
  • Assist in designing various electrical project designs including creating electrical schematics, grid plan layouts, electrical power systems, lighting systems, protection and controls, and site and facility design.
  • Follow all company, client and project design and drafting standards.
  • Assist with set up of electrical CAD configuration and procedures according to project requirements at the beginning of a project for the electrical design team.
  • Assist in preparing engineering drawings from rough sketches or from general engineering and design information (verbal instructions and notes) using CAD software programs
  • Assist with a full range of drawing production work including problem analysis, design layout and calculations on non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity.
  • Assist with a variety of assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components and refining rough sketches.
  • Assist with initial rough designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects.
  • Assist with analyzing reports, drawings, and tests, to plan and design projects.
  • Apply design codes and specifications related to design requirements.
  • Complete and review design drawings within scope, budget and schedule. Perform poject tasks and assignments within budgeted hours and deadlines.
  • Incorporate schedules, budgets and project criteria into electrical design and layouts.
  • Organize and maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and two years related experience or associate's degree and three years related experience or four years progressive detailing and design experience.
  • Strong understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables.
  • Ability to learn and effectively utilize new design software programs.
  • Ability to utilize both 2D and 3D applications to prepare engineering drawings.
  • Basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.
  • Basic knowledge in the theory and practices of engineering discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.
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