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Substation Designer /CADD software/Construction Documents
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Location: Raleigh, NC
Pay Rate: Contract: 29.17 to 36.75 $/hr
Salary: 60.67 to 76.44 K$/yr
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Position Type/ Job Duration: Contract 6 - 12 months
Education Required: OPEN 
Years Experience Required: 1

Job Posted: 4/27/2017
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Apply Deadline: 04/28/2017
Job #: 129300AS1
Job order status: Client is actively seeking candidates
Relocation available: Not Available

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A leader in power and automation technologies is currently seeking a Substation Designer in the Raleigh, NC area. This is a 11-month CONTRACT position. No per diem available. Pay rates listed are estimates. Please indicate your desired pay rate for this position.

Responsibilities for the Designer

  • Generates design and detail drawings including plans/sections, details and isometrics using 2D or 3D CAD software. Write routine reports and correspondence. Review vendor submittals to ensure compliance with design parameters. Develop a complete set of construction documents (layouts, elevations, details, grounding plans and details, trench and conduit plans and details, single line diagrams, etc.) based upon project/client specification with little supervision.
  • Interpret engineering calculations and studies and apply same to design requirements. Apply project schedules to complete tasks in a timely manner and within project budget. Review other discipline engineering documents with electro-mechanical documents. Sketch single line diagrams, layouts, general arrangements, conduit plans, trench plans, grounding plans and other design documents with little oversight to develop project documentation.
  • Confer with engineers, customers, and others to discuss engineering project deliverables. Communicates with project team member’s potential project issues and support solutions to issues. Perform simplified calculations to compute and establish manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications.
  • Ensure project tasks are completed satisfactorily, on time and within budget. Prepare technical drawings and specifications of electrical systems, to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements. Perform designs in accordance with current codes, regulations, and scope requirements.

Requirements for the Designer

  • A 4 year degree in engineering, engineering technology, or design (or related field) and 1 years of experience, OR 2 year degree in design, engineering, or engineering technology (or related field) and 3+ years of experience, OR 5+ years in electrical design experience. Prefer 3+ years in substation design.
  • Knowledge to read, analyze, and interpret engineering design, codes, guidelines and regulations and the ability to apply them to the project design documents. Knowledge of nuances associated with substation design, including substation equipment and substation hardware.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer-aided drafting tools such as AutoCAD or MicroStation are required. 3D software platforms, SolidWorks and/or Bentley Substation are a plus.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients, contractors, and/or employees of the organization.

Benefits for the Designer

  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
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