Drafter

  • Full Time
  • Waco, TX

Website Brazos Electric Power Cooperative

Position Summary: 
Responsible for the development of CADD drawings and supporting documentation for planned projects with the assistance and at the direction of higher level team members.  Perform other duties as required.

Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:
Design
Responsible for preparing detailed construction drawings for new projects and modifications to existing facilities using CADD Software (MicroStation) and its associated accompanying software.  Maintain both paper and electronic files of drawings and documents.  Assist in processing work orders for projects and developing project material lists. Prepare “as-built” drawings from field and/or engineering mark-ups.  Review completed drawings and material lists for accuracy and conformity to regulatory standards. Update Brazos specification standards and drawing details.

Support 
Provide administrative support such as contract assembly, reproduction and compiling of project data for transmittal as needed.  Prepare and interpret specifications and confer with engineering staff to resolve identified problems.  Provide assistance gathering information at project sites. Explain drawings to construction or production teams and report needed adjustments to engineering staff. Maintain a strong working relationship with other Brazos employees and member coop personnel.

Education and Experience Requirements: 
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent certificate plus an Associate’s Degree in Drafting or Design Technology.  Associate degree in a science related field will be considered with previous proven experience in active design of HV (69kV and above) electrical, substation or transmission facilities using CAD software (Drafter II and above).

•     Drafter I – Entry Level, no experience required.

•     Drafter II – Two (2) years of experience as a Drafter I (minimum 2 years drafting experience).

•     Drafter III – Two (2) years of experience as a Drafter II (minimum 4 years drafting experience).

·         Engineering Design Technician-Two (2) years of experience as a Drafter III (minimum 6 years of drafting experience)

Physical and Environmental Requirements:
Requires working primarily inside in a controlled environment. This position will spend a portion of their time outdoors exposed to the environment in varying environmental conditions including varying weather conditions and temperature extremes with extreme ranges of humidity and dryness.  May require lifting, pushing pulling or carrying weight up to 15 pounds.   Requires sitting, walking and/or standing, kneeling, stooping, bending or twisting during field activities.  Requires occasionally sitting for extended periods of time while riding in a motor vehicle.  Out of town work is occasionally required. Is expected to perform the job with a high degree of accuracy and consistency. Requires working overtime and traveling at times with short notice.  Requires hearing within normal range, hearing aids are permitted. Requires vision within normal range, corrective lens are permitted.

Brazos Electric provides competitive pay and excellent benefits including a 401(k) plan and group insurance benefits. The job duties listed are not intended to describe fully the position’s requirements or essential functions, which are subject to change. 

Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

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