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Staff Electrical Designer (Distribution Designer)

Kansas City, MO 64114

Posted: 09/19/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 440281 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Description:
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in   physical design of air or gas insulated substations.
  • Substation physical layout and electrical clearances;
  • Ability to work in a team   environment, and to coordinate the work of various engineering disciplines and   contractors to complete an integrated project.  
  • Associate' s or Bachelor' s degree in   drafting technology or related field.
  • Must have mastered detailing skills and   have demonstrated basic knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.
  • Proficient in at least one type of CAD system and capable of   working in other software packages when necessary .
  • Routinely uses higher-level commands, time saving   programs and routines.
Requirements:
  • Associate' s or Bachelor' s degree in drafting technology or related field.
  • Minimum eight years of related progress detailing and design experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.  
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Previous related consulting experience preferred.  
  • Maintain CAD proficiency and master current CAD systems.  
  • Effectively use multiple application packages where necessary including advanced level commands.  
  • Shows understanding of advanced applications development and use.
  • Field experience is desirable.
  • Advanced 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.
  • Advanced ability to utilize both 2D and 3D applications to prepare engineering drawings.
  • Advanced knowledge in the theory and practices of assigned 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 including, but not limited to 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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