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Power Engineers Experienced Drafter in San Diego, California

Experienced Drafter

Location:San Diego


Department:Power Delivery San Diego Substation Group


Experienced Drafter

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking an experienced Drafter to work in the Power Delivery Substation Department in our San Diego, California office. Responsibilities

  • The position involves drafting and design opportunities on substation projects that include physical layout drawings as well as schematics and wiring diagrams.

  • 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; and mentor/direct those with less experience.

  • Managing client drawing check-out and check-in process, including email communication with client.

Required Education/Experience

  • Associates degree in drafting.

  • 4 years experience drafting with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.

  • 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

  • 8 years experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, preferably in an engineering work environment.

  • Experience with CAD Overlay and MicroStation IRAS B.

  • Familiarity with Raster Design and/or Bentley Descartes.

  • Knowledge of electrical schematics and wiring diagrams is beneficial.

  • Knowledge of substation equipment.

  • 3D CAD experience is a plus.

  • Good background in mathematics.

  • Experience working with scaled drawings.

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 work, make money. 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.