Drafter

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $16 - $22 per hour

job description

Drafter

Contract position: Top Engineering Firm involved in power generation and electric transmission & distribution (T&D) engineering & construction projects is looking for a few Drafters to join their team. These are contract to hire opportunities located in downtown Chicago. There is a lot of growth and upward mobility with these positions. You need 0-5 years of drafting experience in any discipline, but ideally either electrical or structural. You need to be local or within a commutable distance to downtown Chicago.

Responsibilities for the Drafter

  • Provide electrical, civil and/or structural drafting support for high voltage, electrical substation projects and electric T&D projects
  • Revise existing drawings and preparing new drawings of basic electrical components & structures related to substation designs
  • Prepares non-routine drawings with complex features using information from rough sketches, detailed engineering notes or brief verbal guidance
Requirements for the Drafter

  • 0-5 years of experience as a Drafter
  • You must be proficient with AutoCAD 2014 drafting software
  • Any experience with MicroStation V8i is considerd a big PLUS
  • Specific drafting experience supporting electrical substation or T&D design projects is a PLUS
  • Our client prefers candidates that have an AS Degree in drafting technology or related field OR went to a technical high school where you learned AutoCAD
Benefits

  • PTO Program
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance available, and more...

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