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Electrical Drafting Technician
Ref No.: 17-15645
Location: Wallingford, Connecticut
Job Title: Electrical Drafting Technician
Job Duration:6+Months
Job Location:Wallingford, CT


Description
Client, one of the nation's top engineering, construction, and consulting firms, are expanding our resources. We have exciting new opportunities for experienced and motivated industry professionals in the Wallingford, CT area in our Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Group for an Electrical Drafting Technician. The Drafter will report to the T&D Cadd Section Manager and provide technical drafting support for assigned projects. This role requires the ability to support multiple projects and to prioritize work assignments. This position will be responsible for an array of challenging assignments including the drafting of engineering deliverables on multiple complex utility projects alongside engineering staff.

The Drafter position will require strong interpersonal, communication and time management skills, as well as demonstrate the ability to function in a team environment. Responsibilities include revising existing drawings and preparing drawings of basic components from explicit verbal or written instructions or detailed sketches. This position successfully plots drawings; learns and follows company and client drafting standards and procedures; learns the practices of a selected discipline. Other duties as assigned. This exciting opportunity will provide for continued professional growth as a part of our established mentorship programs.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Apply client standards to drafting activities.
  • Work with vector and raster drawing files in AutoCAD and Microstation.
  • Maintain current knowledge of design and drafting procedures.
  • Review all work for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting for engineering review.
  • Provide an accurate accounting of time spent on projects.
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma and course work in drafting technology or specialized CAD certification.
  • Associate's degree in computer aided drafting and design desirable
  • Entry-level position (zero to two years of professional drafting experience).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Previous internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
  • Mastered basic commands of at least one type of CAD system (ability to occasionally use higher-level commands, timesaving programs and routines).
  • Highly-motivated and possess a strong attention to detail.
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects with clear expectations and timelines, and to prioritize work.
  • Ability to take direction from and work collaboratively with individuals at all levels in the organization in a team environment.