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CAD Designer (Electric Utility)

CAD Designer (Electric Utility)

CAD Designer (Electric Utility)

Milwaukee, WI

Job details

Job Type


CAD Drafter:

General Description of Position:

The Drafter/CAD Technician references sketches, notes, and other input from electrical designers and engineers to prepare and finalize drawings utilizing AutoCAD and similar tools in a fast-paced environment that demands accuracy and proficiency.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior design engineers to develop electrical drawings using AutoCAD or similar tools.
  • Be familiar with the practices and procedures pertaining to technical matters in at least one or more of the following areas: Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation and Control, Construction, Manufacturing, Substation Design, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Surveying, GIS and Mapping or PLS CADD.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of internal and client CAD standards and the drawing database.
  • Revise or prepare drawings (CAD and manual) with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Assist in the gathering of survey information and the development of plans and maps from field notes.
  • Perform tasks such as digitizing, copying and scanning of drawings, prints and maps.
  • Assist in the acquisition of on-site field data to accomplish the design or to monitor and evaluate equipment performance.
  • Generate drawing transmittals as may be required.
  • Maintain accurate drawing records by entering and maintaining drawing database information
  • Self-check all work and check the work of others as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Highly proficient in AutoCAD (experience with 3D platforms a plus).
  • Ability to produce accurate work with attention to detail on time and within budget.
  • Team oriented and willing to put in the time and effort necessary to see a project through to successful completion. Will periodically require overtime, including weekends.
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs.
  • Proficiency in reading and understanding technical drawings and specifications.
  • Self-starter who can work with little or no supervision, strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and an ability to learn quickly.

Degrees, Licenses, Certifications and Required Experience:

Associate’s degree from an accredited two-year college or technical school in computer science, computer aided architectural drafting and design or related field. Minimum 3 years total accumulated position related work experience in computer aided drafting or design field.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

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