We are seeking an experienced Site Civil Desinger to work out of our Chicago or Portland office
As an experienced designer in site civil work, you will coordinate directly with our civil engineers supporting our substation/transmission site development group creating site plans, grading and drainage plans, site development details, and potentially support other civil engineering efforts such as structural and foundation detailing.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to take basic direction from engineers to start projects using survey, substation overlays, aerial photography, and general site topography to create comprehensive drawing packages. A substantial attention to detail will be required, and the candidate must be proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D (no exceptions). Effective communication supported by a philosophy of continuous improvement and teamwork is required.
Primary responsibiities of Site Civil Designer:
- Prepare site design drawings, models of site plans, grading and drainage drawings, and site details with a high degree of precision
- Ensure engineering design details are properly represented for the development of “greenfield” (new) substations, as well as site expansion projects for existing substations
- Exercise good judgment in selecting and interpreting data based on survey results
- May provide additional support on additional civil engineering project work, including structure and foundation detailing
- May provide additional support to our physical design group in laying out plans, sections, and details for substation projects
Basic required qualifications of Site Civil Designer:
- AA/2-year degree in Engineering Technology - CAD or related scientific/technical discipline
- 3+ years of relevant experience in site development. An additional 4 years of direct relevant technical experience may be substituted for education, along with CAD certificate
- Proficient with AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and MicroStation drawing creation
Additional preferred qualifications of Site Civil Designer:
- Experience with Bentley In-Roads
- Experience with AutoTURN
- Experience in the utility market
- Knowledge of MS Office Suite
- Good communication skills
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