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Substation Designer – Civil Structural




Category

Substation

Job Location

Raleigh, NC

Tracking Code

1098-188

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

 

Substation Designer - Civil/Structural 

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. 

 

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Substation Designer - Civil/Structural to join our Raleigh, NC office team.  The civil, structural designer would work with our growing Substation Engineering Team to prepare structural detail drawings for high voltage utility substations projects and renewable energy interconnections.  The position would require the employee to work with engineers and consultants to create these drawings. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. 



Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Computer-aided design and drafting of all engineering products and deliverables.
  • Collaborate with engineers and other drafters to correct discrepancies in drawings and designs.
  • Typical drafting is that of:
    • Foundation Layout Plans
    • Steel Structure Fabrication Drawings
    • Concrete Foundation Detail Drawings
    • Oil Containment Detail Drawings
    • Metal Grate Platforms Detail Drawings
    • Fire Wall Detail Drawings
    • Importation of tables and calculations such as BOMs and creating notes to be applied to each drawing.
  • Self-checks all work performed to ensure its accuracy before turning it over to the supervisor or designee assigned to review the work.
  • Understand & meet project schedule and quality requirements.
  • Complete drawings accurately and efficiently.
  • Detailed and quality-oriented.
  • Able to handle multiple projects concurrently and maintain flexibility to changes in work assignments as changes occur in projects.
  • Actively assist in the delivery of a complete project. This may include phone or e-mail correspondence, attending meetings, and other project documents required for project completion.
  • Provide interdepartmental support as required.

Required Experience

 

  • Associate degree in Design & Drafting Technology or related field of study.
  • Minimum of 3 yrs. of CAD experience, AutoCAD experience preferred.
  • Previous experience drafting drawings for high voltage utility substations projects is preferred.
  • Knowledge of transmission and distribution projects in addition to substation projects is preferred.
  • Excellent Verbal & Written communication skills.
  • Driven for Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity & Customer Focused
  • Ability to invite and accept constructive feedback
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to function in a team environment and culture of cooperation and collaboration.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Excellent Verbal & Written communication skills.
  • Driven for Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity & Customer Focused
  • Ability to invite and accept constructive feedback
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to function in a team environment and culture of cooperation and collaboration.

About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)

Westwood is a multi-disciplined national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, public infrastructure, wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and electric transmission projects. In 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Westwood was established and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices. In 2020, Westwood ranked on the top 150 design firms on Engineering News-Record (ENR), #4 on Zweig Group’s Hot Firm’s List, and #9 on Best Firms to Work For, all national industry lists and record-breaking rankings for the firm.

 

Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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