Sargent & Lundy

Experienced Drafter - Power Delivery

Walnut Creek
CA
United States
Area of Interest
Design and Drafting
Type
Full Time - Regular
Job ID
2017-1879

Overview

The Power Delivery Services Business Group is seeking an experienced drafter to join their team in its Walnut Creek, California office.  This position will allow you the opportunity to work with some of the best in the power industry! 

Responsibilities

  • This position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your drafting skills, while working in a multi-disciplined team environment with other designers and/or engineers in the preparation of design drawings based on design input.
  • You will have the opportunity to apply your computer-aided drafting skills, while receiving hands-on training in 3D design software environments, such as AutoCAD 3D and/or MicroStation.  Additionally, you will receive training in Sargent & Lundy’s award-winning, industry-recognized proprietary design databases.
  • You will be involved in creating master sketches to scale showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions.  In preparing your drawings, you will confer directly with engineering staff in interpreting input from a variety of sources, such as engineering specifications, weight and volume calculations, and stress factors.
  • You may accompany and assist experienced designers on walkdowns at client facilities to gather information for your design project.
  • While interfacing with vendors and construction contractors, you may be given the opportunity to explain your drawings so appropriate design adjustments can be made.

Qualifications

Essential skills and experience:

  • An Associate’s Degree in drafting, or a high school diploma and 3 or more years drafting course work or equivalent technical experience.
  • Experience using AutoCAD and MicroStation software.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology, including the ability to relate various equipment to a technical design.
  • Ability to visualize parts in 3D without the aid of the computer.
  • Ability to multi-task from project to project.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Bentley Substation Design Software 

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

 

 

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