Electrical Drafter

Iconic Power Systems is experiencing steady growth as we continue to build long-term relationships with existing clients and foster relationships with new clients by providing them with consistently high-quality products and services. If you are motivated by innovation, growth, teamwork, and complete client satisfaction, we have a career for you.

We offer an attractive remuneration package including health and RRSP benefits.

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Electrical Drafter is responsible Draft multiple Substation and Distribution projects in a fast-paced environment. They will be responsible for the accuracy, quality, and constructability of drawings for electrical utility projects of all sizes. Effective collaboration and communication with multiple internal and external stakeholders are required by the Electrical Drafter to progress draft through all project stages.  The Drafter is responsible for handover of high-quality design packages on schedule, while ensuring that all drawings are prepared in accordance with the company standards and meet the project scope. Directly reports to the Engineering Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • CAD/Drafting certificate or diploma from a recognized college or university.

Experience

  • At least three years’ experience working in an electric engineering environment, with extensive experience in Substation projects.
  • Efficient in using MicroStation CAD software.
  • Understanding in utility drafting standard and specifications will be required i.e. AltaLink, and ENMAX drafting standards etc.

Skills

  • Advanced abilities in MicroStation V8i and knowledge of MicroStation CONNECT Edition would be an asset.
  • Technical knowledge about drafting software setup and referencing external drawings.
  • Ability to understand client specific requirements (standards and specifications) and applicable codes & regulations for preparing electrical packages.
  • Ability to prepare engineering drawings from sketches and general engineering information according to established standards and procedures.
  • Superior ability to meet tight deadlines and multi-task.
  • Capacity to resolve complex issues in a timely manner.
  • Ability to build relationships with clients, consultants, approval authorities and utility representatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

Personal Characteristics

  • Safety – We go home safe every night.
  • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
  • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
  • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
  • Teamwork – Great people working together.
  • Not afraid to approach difficult situations and dig in to find a solution.
  • Self-motivated to make improvements and get tasks done on time.
  • You have a calm demeanour and thrive in high-stress situations. You possess a nimble mind – You can think on your feet and resolve issues quickly.
  • Capable of implementing a culture of winning. We win the projects we want to win.
  • You are someone people rely on. You are responsible and dependable.

Other

  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are highly regarded.

DUTIES:

Estimating, Drafting and Project Management

  • Identify any drafting opportunities available.
  • Lead and resolve any drafting initiatives.
  • Create company drafting standards and drafting resource library.
  • Ensure all drawings are prepared in accordance with the company standards and meet the project scope and budget.
  • Provide suggestions to increase productivity by setting up internal templates, procedures, and automations.
  • Ability to reference external drawings including city of Calgary Land base
  • Review and reference customer drawings for review and creation of design drawings
  • Create full engineering design packages for entire project lifecycle
  • Ability to accurately estimate resource requirements for projects
  • Collaborate professionally with other team members to ensure project success
  • Ensuring all Iconic designs are accurate and are delivered on time and have superior quality.
  • Maintaining relationships with customers, consultants, and design approvers.
  • Utilize MicroStation drafting software’s to prepare drawings from conceptual stage through to project completion.
  • Preparation of Electrical drafting packages consisting of Single Line, logics, schematics, wiring, Site Plan, Electrical Plan & Sections, Grounding Plan & Details, Conduit Plan & Details.
  • Other duties as required

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all Iconic designs are accurate and are delivered on time and have superior quality.
  • Maintaining relationships with customers, consultants, and design approvers.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All staff may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time.
  • You will work in an office environment.

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