CAD Operator

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Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review each project with engineering team
  • Provide project research, as required
  • Provide project labor estimates for electrical drafting services and create CAD drafting project timelines
  • Utilize established CAD drafting standards, file management and drafting techniques to prepare electrical CAD drawings
  • Create bill of materials for projects
  • Prepare final plan sets for delivery of:
    - AFB (approved for bidding) drawings
    - AFC (approved for construction) drawings
    - Final As-Built Records
  • Attend project meetings to report on status of CAD drafting involvement
  • Provide on-site field measurements/investigation, unsupervised, as required
  • Provide quality self-check review of your CAD drafting work

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of 5 years CAD experience utilizing Microstation V8i CAD software and Descartes or IrasB raster editing software (AutoCAD background may also be considered)
  • Firm understanding of plan and section views
  • Firm understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel software programs
  • General understanding of Microsoft Access database programs
  • Must possess a valid Michigan driver's license
  • Must be able to interpret and/or prepare field sketches and photographs
  • Must have excellent command of the use of reference files within CAD software
  • Must have excellent command of the use of raster images within CAD software
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to manage workload for multiple concurrent projects
  • Applicants shall be able to work with minimal supervision to provide accurate and timely CAD drafting support for complex electrical designs at industrial facilities.
  • Commensurate AutoCAD experience is also welcome, and we will expect some measure of training for the qualified candidate.
Electrical Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years of electrical design and layout experience for electrical (AC and DC) power and control wiring (power distribution, schematic and ladder diagrams, etc.)
  • Must have basic knowledge of electrical code requirements
  • Firm understanding of P&ID's (Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams)
  • Complete understanding of isometric and schematic drawings
  • Complete understanding of industrial electrical systems, including:
  • Hazardous area fittings and installation procedures
  • Conduit routing, assembly and installation
  • Grounding systems
  • Must have a basic understanding of mechanical piping (welded, flanged and threaded process piping assembly and installation, etc.)
  • PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) experience is a plus, but not required