Leidos
Houston, Texas, United States
(on-site)
6 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time

Description

We are seeking a Substation Drafter in our Houston office who will work as a member of a dynamic team within our Power Delivery Services (PDS) division: an established group of electric utility engineering consultants that solve stimulating substation engineering problems for our utility clients nationwide.

The Substation Drafter will work under the mentorship of a seasoned drafter in a fast paced environment to perform various drafting and detailing functions using MicroStation and AutoCAD software for various utility clients. This person will be working closely with multiple design engineers and designers to complete assignments at a high level of quality, efficiency, and productivity as required for execution of substation projects. This person is expected to develop skills in the field of Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and the ability to work with increased independence.

In this role the qualified person will be expected to:
  • Complete drafting assignments on Protection & Control, SCADA, Communications drawings including but not limited to Single Line Diagrams, Schematics, SCADA and Communication drawings, Control Building Layouts and Elevations, Panel Front Views and Cabinet Layouts, Wiring Diagrams, Interconnection Drawings, AC/DC Station Service drawings and other miscellaneous drawings as required by project scope.
  • Complete drafting assignments on Physical Electrical drawings including but not limited to General Arrangement, Electrical Plans, Electrical Elevations, Sections and Details, Foundation Plans and Details, Structural Details, Grounding Plan and Details, Raceway Plan and Details, Equipment Vendor Files and other drawings as required by project scope.
  • Support remote office overflow CAD workload on a need and availability basis. This will require coordination with other CAD leads in Leidos offices.


Required Qualifications:
  • High school education or equivalent.
  • 2-4 years of relevant drafting and detailing experience with MicroStation V7/V8/V8i and/or AutoCAD 2013.
  • Knowledge of drafting principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to create and/or modify drawings from engineer-provided markups with a high level of attention to details.
  • Proficiency with Windows XP/VISTA/7 operating system environments.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills within a team environment.
  • Highly organized and efficient.
  • Ability to comprehend and implement a wide range of client CAD standards.
  • Ability to perform tasks in a fast paced engineering/production environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree from an accredited University.
  • Experience with 3-D modelling in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of VBA and/or AutoLisp


Leidos is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within: the Top 10 T&D Firms, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms.

PDSSUBSTATION

PowerDelivery

Original Posting Date:
2024-03-14
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:
Pay Range $37,050.00 - $66,975.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


Job ID: 73812736

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