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Power Engineers Substation Drafter in Richmond, Virginia

Substation Drafter



Department:Power Delivery Richmond Substation Dept


Substation Drafter

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is seeking a Drafter to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department in our Richmond, Virginia office. Flexibility is available for a hybrid work environment. Responsibilities

As a Drafter, you will share responsibility with the rest of the department to produce a product consistent with POWER's mission statement and our culture. You are expected to support the department in achieving the goals of the department, maintain POWER's high-quality standards, promote internal teamwork and meet the needs of our clients.

  • Perform the detailed drafting and design of low to extra high voltage substations including, but not limited to:

  • One-line diagrams

  • Three-line diagrams

  • Schematics

  • Wiring diagrams

  • Communications

  • Station physical layouts

  • Sections/Elevations

  • Cable and conduit plans and details

  • Ground grid design and details

  • Foundation plans and details

  • Structural plans and details

  • Control enclosure design and details

  • Lightning protection plans

  • Yard lighting plans

  • Support QA/QC for deliverables to clients.

  • Shall learn, understand, and adhere to client standards and processes while working individually or within a team to complete complex and technically challenging projects.

    Required Education/Experience

  • Associate degree, equivalent technical education, or sufficient industry experience.

  • Experience with AutoCAD (version 2016 or newer).

  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel.

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

    Desired Education/Experience

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

  • Experience drafting in an engineering work environment.

  • Experience with MicroStation (V8 or newer).

  • Experience with Raster Design and/or Bentley Descartes.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Experience working with scaled drawings.

  • Experience with AutoCAD Inventor and AutoCAD Electrical a plus.

  • Working knowledge of substation electrical schematics and wiring diagrams, and/or substation physical/civil drawings is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of survey coordinate systems a plus.

  • Reliable, detail oriented self-starter who takes ownership of assigned tasks.

    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