CAD Technician - Kansas City



Advert ID



Kansas City

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Dallas Engineering - (USA) 15455 Dallas Parkway Suite 750 TX Addison , TX 75001 Phone : 972-892-9000



Job Description

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

This position provides document management support for Transmission and Substation Engineering. Under the direction of the Manager, Documents, draft and track engineering drawings through various stages of design, issue, as-built, review, and in service. Liaison with field personnel and consultants who construct or maintain Westar company facilities. With oversight from engineers:

Issue Construction Packages for capital and maintenance projects

Work closely with engineers to develop the designs, both Physical and Protection & Control

Assemble the drawing sets into Issued for Construction (IFC) packages with drawing checklists

With engineering approval, publish the assembled IFC in Vault as a multi-sheet PDF

Publish the IFC package to the secure Westar Energy portal for printing and shipping

Process As-Built drawings for completed construction projects

Match the drawings against the checklist, update the Item fields to provide status reports

Scan the paper mark-ups and integrate the digital scan with the original CAD drawing file

Publish the drawings in an IN_SERVICE REDLINE state that can be seen by all stakeholders

Send notification emails to all stakeholders, including a SharePoint link to the Item in Vault

Develop 3D Substation Models

Create the 3D Parts Library and merge Parts into 3D Assemblies

Associate the Material Coded Parts with the 3D Assemblies

Automatically generate Bill of Material lists from the 3D Substation Models

Generate 2D Substation elevations and views from the 3D Models

Process Improvement and Customer Support

Participate in document management discussions and training

Create, refine and update document management procedures

Generate drawings based on one-lines and substation standards

Design panel layouts for P&C and physical design projects

Scan, plot, fold, ship, verify, review and stamp paper drawings

Education and Experience:

AutoCAD certifications and/or a 2 or 4-year degree in Engineering Technology or a related field. The ideal candidate will have five or more years of drafting and document management. Experience in Autodesk products and Power System design is preferred.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Must be highly proficient in Autodesk CAD products and MS office suite. Necessary skills include excellent written and verbal communication, planning, organizing, prioritizing, team building, and customer service. Must have a satisfactory work record, good attendance, and handle stressful situations appropriately. Prefer knowledge of Electric Power systems and Substation facilities.

Working Conditions:

Most work is performed in an office with occasional travel to other locations within the company.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.