CAD Drafter
Per S Group, Inc. - United States

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Per S Energy has an immediate need for a CAD Draftsperson at our client, an ELECTRIC UTILITY in the Southwestern US. This is a CONTRACT position lasting approximately two years and possibly longer . JOB SUMMARY

This position is accountable for creating PowerPoint exhibits utilizing images generated with MicroStation and Paint Shop Pro, from preliminary layouts, notes, diagrams, verbal instructions and/or other data. The incumbent also supports the Transmission Engineering Services Department objectives of meeting the needs of a diverse clientele group

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
In this position, either directly or through others, the incumbent will:

Provide timely creation of engineering drawings required to implement engineering designs.
Use Computer Aided Design & Drafting (CADD) tools including Microstation, IRAS-B, PROJECTWISE, IPLOT, and other software developed or acquired to automate the drawing creation process.
Create PowerPoint exhibits utilizing images generated with MicroStation and Paint Shop Pro.
Create hybrid vector/raster aerial maps, location maps, & topographic maps.
Prepare electrical schematic and wiring diagrams and electrical physical drawings.
Prepare structural plans, details and shop drawings as needed to support structural design.
Prepare mechanical or electromechanical equipment drawings with geometric dimensioning as defined by ANSI.
Develop plan and profile drawings, relief maps, and other civil drawings using engineer or field surveyor notes.
Convert existing drawings to electronic format by efficient use of scanning and hybrid raster/vector technology.
Update engineering drawings of record as defined by project, construction, or engineers to reflect as-built status.
Develop, update or modify CADD cell libraries, menus, reference files, plotter pen tables, programs as needed to improve drawing creation efficiency.
Support the drawing and drawing project control functions as needed.
  • Background in Mapping would be a plus
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:Minimal background and knowledge requirements:
Qualifications sought in successful candidates include the following:

An Associate Degree in CADD operations or five (5) years experience in transmission related drafting with operating knowledge of hybrid vector/raster CADD software and scanning tools.

Preferred background and knowledge requirements:
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage assignments under time constraints.
Demonstrated flexibility to adjust to changes in direction and priorities.
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with all levels of employees, including management.
Ability to work discretely with highly confidential information.
Dependable, trustworthy and responsible.
Strong computer skills including MicroStation, Microsoft Office, Paint Shop Pro (or Photoshop).
If you are interested in being considered for this position, please forward a current resume to .

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