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$56,716.19 - $74,138.90/Annually
June 17, 2013
June 28, 2013
Who May Apply
All current BART employees and qualified individuals who are not yet BART employees.
The Maintenance and Engineering Department is recruiting for one CAD Drafter. This position will be responsible for performing complex layouts and designs for various engineering projects; preparing complex and difficult civil, structural, architectural and other working plans, detail drawings, schematics, and as-built records; checks and reviews the work prepared by other CAD Drafters; makes computations and assists in drawing reproduction, scanning maintenance and control of engineering documents and electronic files; and performs related work as assigned. This position may also be responsible for providing instruction and direction to others design work under the direction of a professional engineer.
Essential Job Functions
1. Prepares highly specialized and difficult Civil, and Structural Architectural working plans, detailed drawings, schematics and as-built records using the current CAD software and other software applications used by the District.
2. Performs various engineering design work under the direction of a professional engineer.
3. Reads, interprets and applies engineering terminology and symbols.
4. Transfers engineering designs and concepts to final hard copy drawings and records that comply with specialized standards and specifications.
5. Uses a variety of electronic document management hardware and software applications to scan, index and manage a variety of electronic file formats.
6. Perform field dimensions and verification as needed to ensure the accuracy of as built conditions.
Associate in Arts Degree in Drafting Technology from an accredited college or university.
Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable experience in engineering drafting. Experience must have included the use of the latest version of AutoCAD.
Must have successfully passed an advanced AutoCAD certification test conducted by the District for the latest release of AutoCAD.
Must possess visual acuity to distinguish detailed drawing features, and manual dexterity to operate drafting tools and equipment and a computer keyboard.
Additional experience as described above using AutoCAD may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis.
Principles and practices of basic engineering design in one or more disciplines of electrical, mechanical or civil design and illustration.
Principles and practices of engineering drafting.
Hardware and software used in computer-aided drafting and document file control including the hardware and software used in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS).
Principles and practices of design and illustration.
Layouts and positional relationships for representing electrical, mechanical, and civil projects, systems and equipment.
Operation and care of drafting, lettering and duplicating equipment and tools.
Electrical, mechanical, and civil engineering terminology and schematic symbols.
Applicable codes, standards and procedures.
Basic mathematical calculations including fundamental geometry.
Media and materials used in the preparation of technical drawings
Document control, retrieval and filing systems.
Preparing highly specialized and difficult Electrical, Mechanical, Civil and structural working plans, detail drawings, schematics and as-built records using the District’s standard CAD software and other software applications.
Preparing basic engineering designs under the direction of a professional engineer.
Reading, interpreting and applying engineering terminology and symbols to working plans. Providing instruction, work review and project or day-to-day direction to others.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Transferring engineering designs and concepts to final hard copy drawings and records, which comply with specialized standards and specifications.
Using a variety of electronic document management hardware and software applications to scan, index and manage a variety of electronic file formats.
Performing calculations and using standard table to determine dimensions, scale and linear and angular measurements.
This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, All SEIU members must follow the "Bid Form Process", failure to comply will invalidate an employee's application.
The selection process will include a screening for minimum qualifications as listed in this posting and may additionally involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.
This is a SEIU Local 1021 Bargaining unit position. However, all full-time SEIU District employees must follow the "Bid Form" process and deposit their bids in the bid box. Failure to comply may invalidate the employee's bid. As actual vacancies occur, District employees on the internal eligibility list will be considered before outside candidates.
External applicants may only apply on line, at www.bart.gov/jobs. Applicants needing assistance with the on line application process may receive additional information by calling (510) 464-6112.
The Employment Office will screen Bid form applications and resumes against the minimum qualifications. Those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be referred to the hiring department for further consideration. The selection process may involve a skills/performance test, written exam, and/or a panel interview. Outside applicants will not be considered until all employees who have applied have been considered first.
All applicants are asked to complete the application in full, indicating dates of employment, all positions held, hours worked, and a full description of duties. On line applicants are invited to electronically attach a resume to the application form to provide supplemental information, but should not consider the resume a substitute for the application form itself.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer-related), genetic information or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.
The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by calling (510) 464-6112.
Qualified veterans may be eligible to obtain additional veteran's credit in the selection process for this recruitment (effective Jan. 1, 2013). To obtain the credit, veteran's must attach to the application a DD214 discharge document or proof of disability and complete/submit the Veteran's Preference Application no later than the closing date of the posting. For more information about this credit please go to the Veteran's Preference Policy and Application link at www.bart.gov/jobs.
Please be prepared to present documentation in support of any required licenses, degrees, or certifications upon request.
Please note that any job announcement may be canceled at any time.
When you have successfully applied for this position you will receive an auto reply e-mail acknowledging that your application was received for this position. Please retain a copy of the e-mail for your records. If you receive an auto reply that does not specifically reference this position, please call the Employment Help Line at (510) 464-6112 for assistance.
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