Sargent & Lundy

  • Entry-Level Transmission Line Drafter - Power Delivery

    City
    Chattanooga
    State
    TN
    Country
    United States
    Area of Interest
    Design and Drafting
    Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Job ID
    2018-2059
  • Overview

     

    Sargent & Lundy has provided comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly experienced staff solely dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.

     

    Our Core Values
    We are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

    • Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business
    • Focus on client satisfaction in all activities
    • Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff
    • Communicate openly and honestly
    • Improve continuously

    We’re seeking an Entry-Level Drafter to join our Transmission Line team in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

    Responsibilities

    • This entry-level position will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your drafting skills, while working in a multi-disciplined team environment with other drafters, designers and/or engineers in the development of transmission line drawings.
    • You will have the opportunity to apply your computer-aided drafting skills, while receiving hands-on training in 3D design software environments, such as PLSCADD, AutoCAD 3D and/or MicroStation. 
    • Some of your responsibilities will include the development of transmission line plans and profile drawings, transmission line hardware details, material lists, and grounding details.
    • 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.
    • While interfacing with the project team, 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 1 or more years drafting course work or equivalent technical experience.
    • Basic knowledge of standard computer drafting tools (i.e. AutoCAD or MicroStation).
    • Ability to visualize parts in 3D without the aid of the computer.
    • Ability to multi-task from project to project.
    • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Attention to detail

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Associate's Degree in Computer Aided Design.
    • Experience using AutoCad, Microstation, and/or GIS 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

     

    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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