Drafter

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $18 - $26 per hour

job description

Drafter

Contract position: Design Build firm involved in electric and gas transmission & distribution (T&D) engineering & construction projects is looking for 2 Drafters/Designers 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 3-10 years of drafting experience ideally on linear engineering & construction projects (telecom/fiber, electric T&D, railway, highway, sewer & water pipes, oil or gas pipeline, etc...). You need to be local or within a commutable distance to downtown Chicago.

Responsibilities for the Drafter

  • Assist with design & development of new electric and gas transmission and distribution pipeline construction drawings, revising existing drawings, and preparing drawings of packages
  • Complete alignment sheets, plats and permit drawings related to gas pipeline construction projects
  • Prepares non-routine drawings with complex features using information from rough sketches, detailed engineering notes or brief verbal guidance
Requirements for the Drafter

  • 3-10 years of experience as a Drafter or Designer
  • Specific drafting & designing experience supporting linear engineering & construction projects (telecom/fiber, electric T&D, railway, highway, sewer & water pipes, oil or gas pipeline, etc...) is preferred
  • You must be proficient with AutoCAD 2014 drafting software OR ESRI GIS software
  • Any experience with MicroStation V8i is considerd a big PLUS
  • Familiar with pipeline design aspects for construction methods of open-cut trench, auger bore, and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is a big 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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