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Design Specialist (Associate, Mid-Level or Sr. Level) Glenrock, WY - #49310

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Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: Glenrock, WY, US

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Provides expertise in a specialized field. Acts as a resource to generalist personnel to investigate and resolve problem situations or complex issues. Researches, analyzes, develops and implements new programs, systems and/or processes in response to changing internal and external conditions. Develops and maintains operational and procedural documentation.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Associate Level position Include:

  • Perform drafting utilizing established engineering guidelines and standards.
  • Draft construction drawings from engineering sketches, field mark-ups, and other information utilizing manual or automated methods.
  • Select and apply drawing techniques and layouts in accordance with established procedures and standards.
  • Prepare preliminary drawings for engineering approval.
  • Develop bill of materials from engineering drawings
  • Update and maintain physical document storage..
  • Update and maintain electronic document/drawing management system.

In addition to the above, the resposibilities of the Mid-Level position include:

  • Draft plans, elevations and details for structures, installations, and other projects.
  • Draft construction drawings from engineering sketches, field mark-ups, and other information utilizing manual or automated methods.
  • Draw maps, diagrams, and profiles.
  • Produce drawings using computer-assisted drafting systems (CAD).
  • Prepare construction drawings utilizing established engineering guidelines, specifications, and standards.
  • Prepare wiring diagrams, equipment layouts, and panel designs.
  • Prepare the physical layouts, including general plans and elevations, grounding plans, cable and conduit plans, and construction specifications

 In addition to the above, the responsibilites of the Sr. level position include:

  • Design facilities utilizing established engineering guidelines and specifications.
  • Oversee the development of construction drawings from engineering sketches and other information including delineation, instruction, and references, controls, limitations, and identification information utilizing manual or automated methods.
  • Develop complex tests or experiences, analyze results, and redesign or modify plans.
  • Design and support complex drawings.
  • Guide and direct less experienced designers/drafters and monitor support personnel.
  • Modify drawing archives.
  • Develop three-dimensional models, foundation plans, details, and construction specifications.
  • Act as a liaison between system users, field personnel and contract firms to define, prepare, prioritize and validate accuracy of data change requests.
  • Develop bill of materials from engineering drawings.

Requirements

Requirements of the Associate Level position are:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering principles as well as basic knowledge of electrical substations, generating facilities, and protection and control schemes.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  • General experience with AutoCAD.
  • General knowledge of engineering standards/guidelines and drawings, established drafting and design techniques.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds.
  •  Ability to interact with personnel (field and office) to obtain information.
  • Ability to create material lists from a drawing for engineering approval.

In addition to the above, the requirements of the Mid-Level position include:

  • A minimum of three years electrical, mechanical or similar drafting experience.
  • A minimum of two years experience in electrical system design, using AutoCAD or Microstation or similar systems.
  • General knowledge of electrical circuits and schematics.
  • Knowledge of engineering principles, as well as general knowledge of generating facilities, power substations, and protection and control schemes.
  • Design skills, including the development of detail design drawings from engineering guidelines and sketches.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult and resolve internal and external customer issues which may be critical, sensitive, moderately complex, or urgent in nature.

In addition to the above, the requirements of the Sr. level position include:

  • A minimum of five years electrical, mechanical or smiliar drafting experience.
  • A minimum of five years experience in electrical system design.
  • Expert knowledge of electrical circuits and schematics.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering principles as well as knowledge of generating facilites, power substations, and protection/control schemes.
  • Excellent design skills.
  • Ability to utilize CAD drafting equipment or traditional drafting technique
  • Ability to use PLS-CAD with the ability to create a transmission design by importing survey data and structure models.

Preferences

  • Five years  experience in drafting that involves interpretation of field mark-ups and engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of electrical safety codes and design standards, as well as knowledge of the company's design standards and specifications.
  • Familiarity with EDMS and ability to find and check out drawings; review and update existing revisions.
  • Knowledge of applicable company policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Associates degree or greater education in engineering or a closely related field.

Additional Information

Req Id: 49310

Company Code:  PacifiCorp

Primary Location:  Glenrock, WY

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule:   Full-Time - Days

Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: 45,900 - 81,200.00

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Casper

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