Drafter

  • location: Dallas, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $16 - $21 per hour
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job description

Drafter

Contract position: Engineering client involved in transmission & distribution engineering & construction projects is looking for a Drafter for a 6+ month contract (possible temp to perm) assignment for their Dallas, TX office. You need 0-5 years of drafting experience in any discipline, but ideally either electrical or civil. You need to be local or within a commutable distance to Dallas.

Responsibilities for the Drafter
  • Provide electrical or civli-structural drafting support for high voltage, electrical substation 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, ideally electrical or civil-structural
  • You must be proficient with AutoCAD 2014 design software
  • Any experience with MicroStation V8i is considerd a big PLUS
  • Specific drafting experience supporting electrical substation design projects or transmission line 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
  • Any drafting experience related to the following would be a plus: electrical control circuits for substations & switching stations, protective relays, miscellaneous controls, alarms, monitoring devices, transformer controls, breaker controls, SCADA, A.C power and D.C controls
Benefits

  • PTO Program
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance available, and more...
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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