CAD Technician - Topeka

Industry

Utilities

Advert ID

FOX_BBBH75575

Location

Topeka

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD30.00-40.33/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

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

ContactNumber

972-892-9000

Job Description

CAD TECHNICIAN - THIS IS A YEAR LONG CONTRACT WITH CHANCE OF EXTENSION, NO CHANCE OF CONVERSION







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 4 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.