Drafter I

Posted Date 1 month ago(8/18/2022 2:23 PM)
Job ID
2022-7099
# of Openings
3
Job Locations
US-CA-San Diego
Category
CAD
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

 

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.

 

The entry-level Computer Aided Drafter/Designer learns to be proficient in preparing construction drawings and documents for multiple systems, including natural gas transmission and distribution pipelines, substation, underground, and overhead electrical projects including physical layouts, elevations, schematics, and wiring diagrams. Technicians develop a basic understanding of project requirements. This role works on a team with designers and engineers applies information electronic drawing files.

Responsibilities

  • Use computer-aided drafting tools such as AutoCAD & AutoCAD Civil 3D, and MicroStation, as well as technical handbooks, utility standards, tables, and calculators
  • Confer with design engineers and other staff members to resolve problems and create construction documents
  • Learn to prepare quantity take-offs in a professional and organized manner
  • Work under the direction of senior designers and engineers
  • Meet client and NV5’s requirements and standards
  • Manage and maintain design records and files
  • Learn to complete as-built drawings
  • Gain confidence in ability to fulfill assignments that require independent judgment and evaluation
  • Able to work semi-independently with little supervision
  • Develop career via peer-learning through sharing of knowledge with other experienced designers and engineers

Qualifications

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Required Skills and Experience

  • 0-2 years’ experience in the utility, electrical, or civil industry
  • Positive attitude, able to collaboratively work with others
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other relevant software
  • Fundamental training in the use of computer-aided drafting software, including CAD Suite, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Revit
  • Experience drafting civil or utility drawings
  • 1-2 years of AutoCAD Civil 3D experience

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Certificate of Training in technical drafting or equivalent work in an engineering environment
  • Experience drafting civil or utility drawings
  • 1-2 years of AutoCAD Civil 3D experience

Metrics:

  • Based on timely, accurate completion of work
  • Attends in-house seminars and educational opportunities outside of the offices 

 

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certificate of Training in technical drafting or equivalent work in an engineering environment

Physical Demands:

  • This position requires sitting for extensive periods of time
  • Must be able to visually interpret complex drawings

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NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.

 

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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