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Staff Structural (Transmission) Designer

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Posted: 11/16/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 517509 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Description:
  • A Staff Transmission Designer will work with Transmission Line Engineers to support various phases of planning, proposal preparation, site evaluations, analytical designs, report preparation, specifications, and preparation of construction documentation and transmission plans as part of a project team. This position will support various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients.
  • Execute the preparation of engineering drawings, reports, and designs for electrical transmission lines to support engineers. 
  • Produce a full range of drawing production work including problem analysis and design layouts for transmission structures.
  • Execute a variety of assignments using prescribed methods and standard techniques including drawing sequence and presentation, sizing various system components, and refining rough sketches.
  • Execute rough designs or sketches and redlines or mark-ups on ongoing projects.
  • Design and draft transmission structural elements and details.
  • Incorporate schedules, budgets and project criteria into structural design and layouts.
  • Incorporate schedules, budgets and project criteria into structural 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 ( acceptable as long as it's NOT a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET) and seven years related experience or associate's degree and eight years related experience or nine years progressive detailing and design experience.
  • Advanced understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have ability to work closely and well with engineering staff, and interface with client engineers, designers, and document control staff
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience preparing electric utility type drawings using MicroStation, AutoCAD and Civil 3-D a plus
  • Previous experience with an architectural/engineering or engineering consulting firm or utility desired
  • Civil drafting experience including overhead and underground utilities desired
  • Facility (structural, piping and mechanical) experience a plus
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