Distribution Drafter

Location: Syracuse
State/Territory: New York
Department: Power Delivery Distribution Svc XIII Dept


Distribution Drafter

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Distribution Drafter for the Power Delivery Distribution Department in our Syracuse, New York office. The position will work with designers and engineers to produce OH/UG Electrical Utility plan drawings using CAD and/or GIS software. The successful candidate will use knowledge of client and national electrical utility codes to complete construction drawings for turn-key design packages.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and collaborate with designers and engineers to produce OH/UG utility plan drawings using CAD and/or GIS software
  • Review drawings for consistency following current quality assurance processes and establishing new processes where none exist
  • Conduct field surveys using digital collection instruments and take detailed sketches/notes to obtain required design data
  • Draft detail specifications for distribution equipment while adhering to client design standards and industry codes
  • Analyze NESC codes or utility design standards for application to design

Required Education/Experience

  • Sufficient industry experience and the ability to demonstrate comprehension of the following CAD software platforms:
    • AutoCAD
    • AutoCAD Civil
  • Ability to work with other designers and engineers in a team environment
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Active learning and listening
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Must be able to successfully pass client's background screening process
  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

Desired Education/Experience

  • Associate degree in an accredited program
  • Understanding of MicroStation
  • Familiarity with Inventor and/or Solidworks
  • Ability to travel for project meetings and field review

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good Work. Have Fun. Make Money.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Maternity Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • 401K

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!



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