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Blattner Energy.

CAD Technician - Electrical

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Avon, MN
Categories: Corporate Office

Essential Job Functions

  1. Support Civil & Electrical engineering efforts with quantity takeoffs, drafting, modeling, and data analysis.
  2. Create plan documents that aid procurement and project teams.
  3. Create CAD drawings, develop site plans, general arrangements, elevation drawings, construction sheets, electrical facility plans, transmission structure drawings, and typical plan and profile permit crossing drawings.
  4. Tracks and monitors design changes, additions and upgrades to all plans.
  5. Coordinate with CAD team to implement processes and procedures that will improve CAD systems accuracy, performance, security, and the sharing of files.
  6. Displays personal and professional ethics and complies with and enforces company policies and procedures. Displays professional ethics when coordinating with engineers, owners, suppliers.
  7. Develop skills to become proficient with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, Project and Outlook) and GIS Mapping.
  8. Working hand-in-hand with estimators and engineers, develop knowledge of financial impacts as related to design, with the goal of developing least cost designs that safely and efficiently satisfy design life requirements.
  9. Assists in the research, preparation and documentation of corporate historical data utilized in the estimating function.

Additional Job Functions

  1. Assists with Global Positioning Systems (GPS) field support, as needed.
  2. Assists with bid proposals as required for the design(s) at time of bidding.
  3. Performs additional assignments per supervisor’s direction to include but not limited to operations and construction drafting support, preparation of marketing drawings and documents, and equipment comparison or procurement efforts.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient computer and technical skills in: Microsoft Office (including Excel and Word), AutoCAD MAP 3D, Civil 3D, and Xmap® software.
  • Quick learner and be capable of balancing multiple varying tasks simultaneously.
  • Must be punctual on all aspects, and be an individual of integrity.
  • Great communicator and develop solid working relationships with co-workers, owners and vendors.
  • Must understand and have the ability to keep information confidential.
  • Strong math skills are required (including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and statistics).
  • Prepare and perform basic GIS and mapping training for field personnel.
  • Some travel required

Education Requirements: Minimum 2 year Technical Degree in Civil Technology or Electrical Drafting & Design.

Experience: Minimum two (2) semesters of AutoCAD instruction or minimum six (6) months of practical experience in an engineering environment.   Students with ability to transition to full time are encouraged to apply. 

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