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Power Engineers Civil Designer in Portland, Oregon

Civil Designer

Location: Portland

State/Territory: Oregon

Department: Power Delivery Portland Substation Dept

Description

Civil Designer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Civil Designer to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department. This position reports to our Portland office (located in Lake Oswego, Oregon) with the ability to work remotely from any mutually acceptable location.

Responsibilities

  • The position involves drafting and design opportunities on substation projects that include civil site development and structural detailing.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for learning, understanding, and implementing CAD knowledge and assisting others with understanding and following standards; learn client standards, practices, and procedures to ensure that work produced conforms to the client's standards and expectations; be responsible for knowing and following POWER's standards, procedures, and processes; collaborate on design issues; seek guidance from those with more experience; and mentor/direct those with less experience.

Required Education/Experience

  • Associates degree in drafting (or equivalent technical degree).

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D or MicroStation OpenRoads (InRoads) experience including the ability to:

  • Model an existing surface from survey data

  • Model proposed Grading using feature lines and grading tools

  • Model road designs using alignments and corridors

  • Site development experience, including ability to create grading plans and details, erosion control design and site survey coordinate systems.

  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills to work effectively with other team members.

  • Candidate must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship.

Desired Education/Experience

  • 3 to 5 years drafting experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.

  • Knowledge of industry standard concrete, rebar and structural steel detailing practices.

  • Ability to create steel and foundation plans, sections and elevations.

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good, build success. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.

EOE, including disability/vets

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