Estimator And Drafter Job Description Sample
Senior Cadd Drafter
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Senior CADD Drafter
United States of America - Texas
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior CADD Drafter for immediate employment in our San Antonio, TX office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.This is a part-time variable position, meaning work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Design all roadway aspects of transportation engineering projects including design and drafting of roadway alignments, profile grades, cross sections and earthwork, drainage, signing and striping, and assembly of plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E) packages for construction documents
Uses MicroStation and/or InRoads software to develop plans, drawings, diagrams and profiles using cross-sections and surveys, to represent elevations, topographical contours, subsurface formations and structures
Prepares drawings, computer designs, calculation of quantities, and topographical and relief maps used in civil engineering projects, such as highways, bridges, or transit
Drafts plans and detailed drawings for structures, installations, and construction projects such as highways, structures and transit improvements working from sketches or notes
Advises supervisor of project status with respect to schedule, budgets, delays and adverse problems; and confers with engineering staff to resolve problems
May supervise, train and mentor other drafters and designers, and coordinate work within discipline group and other discipline groups on the project
High School Diploma
7+ years of relevant work experience required
Technical or associate's degree required
Must be proficient with MicroStation and InRoads software
Due to nature of the work U.S. Citizenship is required
- Texas Department of Transportation working experience
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Engineering
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Part-time Variable
Requisition/Vacancy No. 195931BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
[Responsibilities and Duties]
- Review and evaluate cost estimates
- Communicate with trade partners and team members regarding new and current projects
- Prepare estimates and purchase orders in detail for all products
- Ensure timely completion of estimates
- Understand scope of work to bid
- Manage bid pricing from all vendors
- Prepare cost analysis
- Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors and clients
[Preferred Qualifications and Skills] (not required)
- Able to read architectural plans
- Strong understanding of commercial construction processes
- Proficiency with MS Word and Excel
- Able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines
- Problem-solving skills
- Legally able to work in the US
A General Contractor Company in Front Royal, VA.
Willing to do on-the-job training for the right candidate
Tyto Athene (formerly Black Box Government Solutions) is a full service integrator focused on helping clients accelerate their ability to make decisions by providing ubiquitous and secure access to enterprise information throughout their operating environment. Tyto Athene uses a myriad of technologies, innovative thinking, and proven processes to deliver successful outcomes for its clients worldwide.
In this position, the MicroStation Drafter (MS-D) will report directly to the Project Manager (PM). The following duties are typical but not-all inclusive:
Prepare complex drawings, layouts, sketches, maps, and graphic representations of engineering designs for telecommunications projects using computer-aided design software. Drawings to be based on detailed sketches and redline markups provided by designers and engineers.
Under minimal direction, maintain current project documentation, records of capacity and capability for the inside & outside cable plant and assist in planning future expansions
Ensure that deliverables are accurate and compliant with industry and Department of Energy drafting standards and specifications as well as Black Box Network Services Quality Assurance standards. Demonstrate personal accuracy and support continuous improvement and change management efforts.
Perform fieldwork, documentation, research and drafting tasks of engineering data as requested by managers
May assist with minor computations such as material quantity estimates and dimensional checks.
May assist in coordinating deliverables with other groups involved on the same project to minimize duplication of effort and errors.
Continue to learn and apply standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and company policies and procedures.
Maintain up to date working and technical knowledge of all procedural and improvement changes to computer hardware and software applications
Develop and implement cable management database
Track databases to verify accuracy
Assign cable names and track cable resources
Consolidate other sources of cable documentation into one formal database
Create and coordinate projects to allocate or retrieve resources
Develop, implement, and maintain deliverable and drawing production, revision and system backup procedures
Perform other related duties as assigned and necessary
Contribute to process development and improvement
Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience providing technical drafting support in a telecommunications environment
Extensive experience drafting, updating and maintaining telecommunication infrastructure, OSP and structured cabling design drawings.
Extensive experience organizing and managing telecommunications drawing file systems, including drawing naming conventions, version control and cataloging.
Previous experience utilizing geographic information system (GIS) to manage data collection, manipulation, storage, and map production is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be comfortable with a collaborative approach to problem solving, possess strong oral and written communication skills and is someone able to work with minimal instruction/supervision on a day-to-day basis.
Working knowledge of applications, such as Microsoft Visio that may be required to modify and develop less complex deliverables based on a variety of design inputs.
Operational knowledge of inter & intra building telecommunications cable standards
Operational knowledge of OSP structured pathways
Basic knowledge of Data Center layout and design
Basic experience interpreting NEC (National Electric Code)
Basic experience interpreting NFPC (National Fire Protection Code)
Basic experience with the Construction Management Process
Minimum: High School Diploma
Proficient with Bentley MicroStation v8i or latest version and Microsoft Office suite
Must have fundamental knowledge of MicroStation drafting practices
Capable of working effectively with co-workers to fulfill customer requests.
Ability to successfully handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
Ability to concisely and effectively communicate and present complex technical information to a varied audience, including technical and non-technical customer representatives.
Is an effective time manager, allowing for involvement in special task order projects as assigned by the Program Manager.
Fostering of excellent relations with the Customer and the Team on behalf of Black Box.
Ability to follow established guidelines set forth by the Customer, Black Box, and the supervisor for conduct and work performance.
Ability to isolate system problems and malfunctions; take timely corrective action to meet conditions of Black Box contract.
A valid driver's license is required.
With 19 service centers nationwide, McNICHOLS CO. is North America's leading supplier and fabricator of "Hole Products," including Perforated and Expanded Metals, Wire Mesh and Designer Metals, as well as a complete line of Metal Grating and Flooring Products. Founded in 1952 by the late Robert L. McNichols, the Company was established on Christian values, high ethical standards, and a strong commitment to employees and customers.
We have an exciting opportunity for a CAD Drafter to join our HOLE team. This position builds rapport with customers to assess their needs and analyze information to provide product and service solutions.
Analyze blueprints/drawings and other documentation to prepare time, cost, material and labor estimates
Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work (SOW) and applying labor units as applicable on a project-by-project basis.
Review material and labor requirements to decide whether it is more cost effective to produce or purchase from outside sources
Prepare and assemble other information to be submitted with the proposal, such as project organization chart, personnel resumes, unit prices, corporate safety information, price breakouts, quantities, schedules and insurance information.
Maintain files of working documents as back-up for the estimate, including current information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
Works closely with sales department to determine profitability of design and manufacturing.
Provides technical advice and problem solving for internal personal and customers.
Support other Estimating Unit personnel as required through assistance with computer work, preparation of one or more discipline estimates, etc.
Assist in training of other staff members
Qualifications/ Ideal candidate profile:
Technical drawing experience – AutoCad 2007 preferred
Industrial sales, sales engineering and customer relations experience
Advanced math skills including trigonometry
Proficient in Microsoft Office with the ability to type 40 WPM
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Strong team player with ability to work under pressure
Ability to prioritize, multi task and deliver to strict deadlines
High levels of professionalism with strong attention to detail
Problem solver with ability to demonstrate creativity and initiative.
McNichols is proud to reward our team with quarterly recognition incentives and a generous benefits package including 1st day eligibility for health insurance, 3 weeks of PTO, 9+ paid holidays, 401k with partial employer match and company provided disability/life insurance.
McNichols is a Drug Free Workplace and strong advocate of workforce diversity.
Visit our website at www.mcnichols.com to hear "The HOLE Story".
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Drafter / 3D Modeler
Job Description: This opening is at our Kawneer business which is in Harrisonburg, VA. We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic' s global Building and Construction systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
The Drafter / 3D Modeler is an entry-level position and a part of our Technical Services Group (engineering, drafting, and take off). This position ensures we provide excellent service to our customers by creating 2D and 3D drawings of our products within the customer project scope, drawing revisions, and meeting OTIF deadlines.
Uses computer-aided drafting software and established drafting standards to develop layouts, drawings, and designs that meet engineering specifications.
Reviews architectural and structural drawings, understands product usage and design for application, and retrieves information to complete drawing, layout or design.
Reviews and understands specifications with supervision.
Uses detail drawings or engineering specifications with supervision.
Uses detail drawings or engineering specifications to dimension, scale, or line locate.
Understands project flow from Sales to Estimating to Technical Services.
Read and interpret as sold quotes
Prepares shop drawings for standard and modified standard projects using established drafting standards.
Incorporates marked up corrections from internal and external customers with supervision.
Prepares die drawings for projects and customer request.
Requires knowledge of a variety of standard projects and procedures.
Interprets architectural and structural drawings, specifications, design drawings and sketches, and reviews with team leaders to ensure correct interpretations.
Well-rounded knowledge of manufacturing, installation, and glazing processes.
Adheres to policies and procedures
Maintains files and records of drawings
Maintain current set of Architectural and Structural drawings. Download from FTP sites as needed.
Essential Skills and Knowledge:
Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel, AutoCAD, and Inventor.
Knowledge of Kawneer product being used in application of specific project-product information, installation instructions.
Understand other construction trades and investigate usage if needed.
Meet deadlines to support OTIF (On time in Full).
Desire to learn and be trained.
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
Experience in curtain wall and window is preferred.
Understand and carry out instruction.
Ask questions when needed.
Receptive to change.
Ability to learn software and products standards quickly while maintaining quality and efficiency.
HS Diploma or GED from an accredited educational institution
1 year of experience with 2D drafting (CAD related software) or 3D modeling (Inventor or other 3D modeling software) experience
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available at this time.
Associates Degree in Mechanical Design, Architecture, Engineering, or a related field
3+ years of related experience
1 year of Inventor or other 3D modeling experience
Job Description: Position Description
This opening is in our Kawneer business which is in Harrisonburg, VA. We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic's global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
The primary responsibility of the Drafter II will use computer-aided drafting software for drafting services by providing die drawings, mentoring and assisting in training less experienced drafters, project coordination and meeting customer deadlines.
Primary Purpose of the Function
Uses computer-aided drafting software and established drafting standards to develop layouts, drawings, and designs that meet engineering specifications
Reviews architectural and structural drawings, understands product usage and design for application, and retrieves information to complete drawing, layout or design
Uses detail drawings or engineering specifications to dimension, scale or line locate
Lead and execute small to medium standard, modified standard and custom projects
Check Drafter I, and outsource vendor shop drawings using established drafting standards
Train and mentor Drafter I, and outsource vendor employees
Coordinate outsource vendor projects
Understands project flow from Sales to Estimating to Technical Services
Read and interpret as sold quotes
Major Activities/ Key challenges
Set up kick-off/Preliminary submittal meetings
Prepares/Coordinates shop drawings and/or part drawings for standard, modified standard, and custom projects using established drafting standards
Incorporates marked up corrections from internal and external customers
Prepares die drawings for projects and customer request
Requires knowledge of a variety of standard, modified standard or custom products and procedures
Interprets architectural and structural drawings, specifications, design drawings and sketches, and reviews with team (in house or outsourced) to ensure correct interpretations.
Well-rounded knowledge of manufacturing, installation, and glazing processes
Adheres to policies and procedures
Maintains files and records of drawings
Maintain current set of Architectural and Structural drawings. Download from FTP sites as needed
Understands specification sections for a project to ensure correctness of shop drawings
Identify problem areas/non standard areas of project by reviewing architectural and structural drawings and be able to problem solve these areas
Communicate requests for information (RFI's) after review of architectural and structural drawings to the project manager or customer, if necessary
Provide estimating support for technical services by review of architectural and structural drawings to provide drafting hours
Provide architectural service support/details/information to customers/architects
Attend/support project meetings with customers and/or architects and general contractors to offer input or instruction for Kawneer representation as needed.
Attend/support project mock-ups, field visits, or manufacturing facility to offer guidance to customers/general contractors during the installation process of a product as needed
Provides continuous departmental improvements to reduce claims and improve efficiency of shop drawings
Essential Knowledge & Skills/Education
Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel, AutoCAD. Desirable knowledge: 3D, thermal modeling, BIM
Experience in curtainwall and window is required
Knowledge of Kawneer product being used in application of specific project - product information, installation instructions
Understand other trades and investigate usage if needed
Desire to learn and be trained
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Understand and carry out instruction
Ask questions when needed
Work with minimal or no supervision
Work with others
Receptive to change
Internal Customers: Project Management, Engineering, Take-Off, Design, Estimating, Production Control, Tooling and Manufacturing Departments
External Customers: Sales, Architect, General Contractors, Customer, Service Centers and Consultants
HS Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
Minimum 5 years of drafting experience
Minimum 5 years of experience with AUTOCAD or a related drafting software
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
- Drafting Certificate or Associate's Degree
- 1 year of experience with AutoCAD Inventor
- 5+ years of drafting experience
- 5+ years of experience in fenestration or the construction industry
Mechanical Design Engineer
|Position Title: Mechanical Design Engineer|
Location: Richmond, VA
Position Status: 6 month contract-to-hire
Compensation: Extremely competitive
Relocation Assistance: Provided
Shift: Monday – Friday (8am to 5pm)
Our client is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer for a position located in Richmond, VA. The Mechanical Design Engineer (hereafter referred to as Engineer) is expected to evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering and design techniques. Tasks will have clear and specified objectives but will require the investigation of some variables to provide a design that will meet stated objectives. The incumbent is also required to meet design milestones. Documentation of each phase of the design project is required and may be transmitted to the customer. Technical competence is necessary for the incumbent to apply current technology to meet the project objectives. The Engineer will be required to review the details of each completed task to ensure that his/her work and the work completed under their direction is error free.
This position requires advanced learning and exercises judgment in the performance of the position objectives. The Engineer must optimize solutions through the evaluation and analysis of varied alternatives. The position requires working with a variety of industries, clients, and technical issues.
Tasks, Duties, Roles & Expectations:
The Engineer will be the lead on most projects; however, on specific projects may receive specific instruction on tasks from a project manager, project engineer or lead engineer. Direction shall be given as to design approach. Assistance is furnished on problems and work will be reviewed for application of sound professional judgment.
Describe the Supervision the Job Incumbent Exercises Over Subordinates:
The Engineer will be required to supervise or coordinate the work of designers and draftspersons for tasks under his/her design direction. The incumbent will be responsible for the quality, work direction, and timeliness of others work for tasks under his/her design direction.
E&I Designer (Hga-B)
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E&I Designer (HGA-B)
Company:HGA Pipeline ServicesCity:AtlantaState:Georgia Position Summary & Duties:The E&I Designer position is a direct-hire position working for HGA at our Birmingham, AL office. Candidates must be willing to relocate to the Birmingham area.
E&I DESIGNER POSITION SUMMARY
The E&I Designer position is a role that leads the design efforts for one or more projects in support of a Lead Engineer. Emphasis will be placed on communication with Lead Engineer on a regular basis, ability to interface effectively with all levels of project staff or management, overall production of deliverables and delegation of assignments to designers and/or drafters to meet project schedules.
E&I DESIGNER ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead the design efforts for project(s) assigned.
E&I Designer will lead production of design deliverables based on discussions with Lead Engineer and/or project team.
Attend project meetings as required
Ensure Company and/or Client Drafting Standards and design practices are being utilized, as appropriate for project.
E&I Designer will ensure engineering design principles and practices are adhered to.
Review project documents for scope, presentation and technical accuracy.
Give input for status of project deliverables with regards to man-hour forecasts, resource needs and schedule.
E&I Designer will delegate design work to designers and/or drafters, as required
Managing production of design deliverables in accordance with HGA workflow and project schedule.
Reviewing vendor documentation and adjusting design as appropriate to match equipment and materials being supplied
E&I Designer will assist with development of construction cost (TIC) estimates
Assist with development of engineering and design budgets for proposals
Engage in mentoring and development of designers of a lesser position
Engage in inter-discipline communications such as, squad checks, interference identification, equipment layout and general design coordination.
Compliance Check work of others to assist E&I Department with issuing drawing packages
E&I Designer will utilize engineering software to assist in project development/engineering calculations
Make site visits, as required, for project data collection to aid in design and engineering calculations
Check all work for completeness and accuracy prior to submitting for review.
Complete work in an efficient manner to assist project team in meeting deadlines.
E&I Designer will perform engineering/design support task, as required, such as assembling document packages, making copies, making PDF files from .dwg files, etc.
E&I DESIGNER EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Electrical Engineering Technology Degree or equivalent education/experience
5+ years of experience in an E&I Designer role
Experience with applying the National Electric Code (NFPA 70) for sizing conductors and designing grounding systems.
Extensive knowledge of AutoCAD software and engineering design software
Extensive knowledge of conduit sizing and routing
Proficient in use of MS Excel and MS Word
Experience preferred with using standard API 500 (Recommended Practice for Classification of Locations for Electrical Installations at Petroleum Facilities Classified as Class I, Division 1 and Division 2)
Experience with a consulting engineering firm preferred
Strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills and presentation skills
Effective prioritization and execution of tasks in a high-pressure environment
Capability to conduct research into project related issues
Capability and willingness to learn, understand and apply new technologies
Designer, Project Piping
Ready to put your piping design skills to work on marquee Electrical projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy working closely with other Designer/Drafters and Engineers to ensure a coordinated design? Parsons is now hiring a Project Electrical Designer for our rapidly expanding Oil & Gas projects in Midland, TX
Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your design knowledge and technical skills will propel your career forward. We need our Designers at this level to provide technical guidance to project design team in completing the most complex and difficult designs and layouts for complete systems and components of a project.
In this role you will serve as Lead Designer for all phases of a project. Provide technical guidance to project design and drafting personnel, and functions as liaison with client, suppliers, and contractors regarding design issues. Project Designers draw upon diversified design experience to lead lower-level Designers and Drafters in completing the most difficult and complex design assignments, generally utilizing either 2D or 3D CAD methods.
Coordinates execution of work assignments with respect to design approach, schedules, standards, budgets, and procedures to meet client scope of work requirements. Provides manpower estimates as required.
Provides technical guidance to project design team in completing the most complex and difficult designs and layouts for complete systems and components of a project. Assignments typically involve design elements for which there may be no clearly established precedents and require anticipation of problems at the outset in order to provide appropriate solutions.
Ensures compliance with required specifications, tolerances, safety factors, and industry codes, as well as client requirements and company standards.
Performs specialized design computations and analysis within a given discipline.
Performs interdisciplinary reviews and provides coordination of data to ensure a compatible design.
Provides direction to a team of checking personnel, ensuring the mathematical accuracy of the drawings produced. Participates in checking orthographic (2D) and isometric (3D) drawings prepared by others.
Understands and applies commonly used company design standards and methods. Provides input to the establishment or revision of guidelines and standards.
Collaborates with Engineers and other engineering disciplines to ensure quality of design.
Reviews supplier data and supplier/manufacturer drawings, as required.
May train lower-level Designers in various procedures.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
2-year technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent) is preferred
12+ years of relevant experience
Job leadership experience would be helpful
Requirements include strong PC and CAD skills, as well as efficiency in utilizing computer software to complete design assignments.
Requires the ability to perform in a lead capacity on a project.
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Senior Design Supervisor
The purpose of this position is to provide the essential administrative processes, technical knowledge, and direction as listed. This position has oversight of a specific area, and acts as a representative of the department in ensuring technical accuracy in project execution in all phases. This role has the responsibility to promote Fluor's competitiveness within the global marketplace, by delivering quality services of unmatched value and technical competence. This position serves as Design Lead on assigned projects of difficult complexity design scope.
Provide supervision to Design Supervisors on large projects
Provide guidance/assistance to project Design Engineers, Supervisors, Designers, Specialists, and Drafters
Develop the most cost-effective total project solution for execution of the discipline design work
Develop estimates and schedules, progress reports, including manpower forecasts
Establish, track, and monitor material key quantities; provide analysis and forecasts
Develop and review specifications, including design criteria
Participate in activities associated with equipment and material procurement, permitting, and subcontracting
Analyze and make independent recommendations regarding solutions to problems with varying complexity in accordance with organization and/or project objectives and guidelines Piping
Supervise development and checking of complex piping drawings including plot plans, piping plans, isometrics and sketches
Supervise piping input to piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID), update to master P&ID and pipe line list
Supervise and support sub-disciplines consisting of Piping Material Engineering, Piping Material Control, Stress Engineering, and Process Graphics
Other duties as assigned
Accredited two (2) year degree or global equivalent in technical field of study
Knowledge of commercial availability and cost of materials
Practical field experience
Intermediate computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, e-mail, spreadsheet and electronic presentation programs
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