Designer I (25495)
Posted by: BHI Energy <firstname.lastname@example.org> on November 16, 2017 at 09:17:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.
Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 55987
Designer l -
Contract position - 6 months approx.
Candidates must live or be near by Denver, CO.
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Creates, updates and revises sketches, working drawings and contract documents using Computer Assisted Design (CAD) software or manual means of drafting to meet customer requirements. Prepares 2D and 3D models. Must be able to read and comprehend detailed customer requirements, data sheets and supplier specifications. Assignments will be completed utilizing information provided by project engineering, architectural, or technical services staff under the direction of a supervisor.
Requires familiarity with drafting techniques and engineering concepts and terminology. Able to read engineering drawing and blueprints. Prepares documentation to support design drawings. Prepare bills of material, schedules, and assist engineering personnel with formal drawing transmittals and construction issues.
*Looking at candidates that have experience with high voltage electric transmission and substation design
For this position, the Hiring Manager is looking for candidates who have experience working as a Designer/Drafter in an industrial type setting, preferably Utilities. Must have experience utilizing Microstation to produce designs. Using Microstation to Design Substations & Produce new drawings and revise existing drawings using the most cost-effective methods available. The drawings worked on are in the disciplines of electrical, civil/structural and architectural. This includes electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, connection diagrams, yard plans, interior plans, elevations, electrical layouts, sections, cable/conduit, and cable tray layouts, plan and profile drawings, route maps, sag charts etc. Incumbent is expected to check her/his own work for accuracy. The individual will be closely supervised and their work will be reviewed on a regular basis by a higher-level position. Electric utility drafting and advanced CAD skills must be acquired. Consequently time is spent learning from reading procedures and standards, applying these procedures and standards in the form of "on-the-job" training, and taking in-house training courses.
A trained CAD Operator is able to use CAD techniques and apply them to Xcel Energy procedures and standards. A Substation drafter works directly with engineering teams, and takes direction from engineers to generate two and three-dimensional models and drawings using Microstation software. In most cases, they're involved with improving or modifying current specifications. Substation designers maintain working knowledge of their industry, and apply industry specific drafting codes and standards, following functional specifications of the designs assigned to them.
To ensure accuracy and compliance of organizational standards, Substation designers are typically required to check drawings created by other design drafters, and other design drafters will check the Substation drafter's work as well. In most cases, Substation drafters, designers, and engineers work in a team environment to provide quality work, meeting their organization's expectations. Substation designers also participate in meetings and work closely with manufacturing and production personnel to ensure quality drafting of new or redesigned products and instruments for an organization
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