Leidos is seeking an Entry Level Drafter to work out of our Chicago office.
As an entry level drafter, you will coordinate directly with our civil engineers supporting our substation/transmission civil-structural work creating construction ready plans, sections, and details for structures/foundations. The prospective candidate will demonstrate the ability to take basic direction and drawing markups from engineers to start projects and create comprehensive final drawing packages for our client base. A substantial attention to detail will be required, and the candidate must be proficient in AutoCAD (no exceptions). Effective communication supported by a philosophy of continuous improvement and teamwork is required.
Entry Level Drafter Primary Responsibilities:
• Prepare civil-structural plan and detail drawings for above grade support structures and below grade foundation details.
• Ensure engineering design details are properly represented as drawn to scale items, bill of material creations, and follow client provided drafting standards for layers, title blocks, and other industry specific requirements.
• Exercise good judgment in selecting and interpreting data based on survey results
• May provide additional support on additional civil engineering project work, including site work and development.
• May provide additional support to our physical design group in laying out plans, sections, and details for substation projects
Entry Level Drafter Required Qualifications:
- AA/2-year degree in Engineering Technology - CAD or related scientific/technical discipline – 0-2 years
- An additional 4 years of direct relevant technical experience may be substituted for education, along with CAD certificate
- Proficient with AutoCAD, required
- Good communication skills
Entry Level Drafter Additional Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with Microstation
- Experience with Revit
- Experience with 3D drafting
- Experience in the utility market
- Knowledge of MS Office Suite
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.
We take care of our employees. At Leidos, we seek the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems, and reward you with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and benefits. We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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