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Civil Designer
Title:Civil Designer
Location:Dallas, TX


Perform routine design assignments, which require knowledge and skill in basic design techniques and procedures, under limited supervision.  Knowledge of electrical substation layout and electrical or civil fundamentals is required.

Education / Experience

Demonstrated basic knowledge in civil / structural principles and substation design, and/or related experience required. Must be proficient in AutoCad and/or Microstation.


Possess skills in the following areas:
·         Word processing, spread sheet, and e-mail software
·         Mathematics, including algebra and basic trigonometry
·         Extensive knowledge of various CADD programs
·         Knowledge of the major components of a substation
·         Basic knowledge of civil / structural codes and standards (NESC, and applicable IEEE, ANSI, AISC and ACI) 
·         Basic knowledge of the function of major electrical equipment
·         Basic oral and written communications
·         Knowledge of the types of drawings required to construct an electrical substation
·         Working in a team environment
·         Communicating effectively with co-workers

Duties & Responsibilities

Employee may be called upon to perform any or all of the following functions:
·         Produce new drawings from examples of previous projects and/or standards
·         Oversee project-specific activities of drafters and designers
·         Research information in catalogues, specifications, corporate standards, or other reference material
·         Calculate structure heights and weights, concrete volumes, equipment fit-up, or other basic tasks (Civil / Structural Designers)
·         Develop design documents, drawings, and bills of materials
·         Learn and use task-specific software
·         Learn and properly use the document management system
·         Learn and apply corporate standard engineering practices
·         Take personal responsibility for the quality and accuracy of his/her work
·         Bring potential project-related problems and possible solutions to the attention of the responsible party
·         Travel out of town for short periods of time as required by projects and assignments; travel will be minimal
·         Other duties as required
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