Electrical Designer – Transmission & Distribution

TITLE: Electrical Designer I
ORGANISATION UNIT: Transmission Design & Drafting

Under indirect and intermittent supervision, to do all levels of drafting work on which the general design has been established, on construction and rehabilitation projects on transmission substations, service buildings and other Company transmission properties; and to do related work as required. In the connection to perform details of work, such as:

Prepare finished drawings from preliminary designs, diagrams, layouts, sketches,
notes, specifications, or verbal instructions.
Make study drawings, modify wiring drawings and assist with other electrical
drawings in the development of a construction project.
Make simple calculations or use tables or determine wire sizes, conduit sizes,
Make wiring diagrams from schematics.
Prepare schedules, bills of materials, etc.
Occasionally, check drawings of other Electrical Designer I or CAD Technicians.
Assist in department training program as a mentor, trainer or other assigned by
Occasionally, obtain detailed information in the field, usually accompanied by a
Supervisor, Electrical Designer II or others.
Maintain and update information in the electronic drawing management system.

Quality and accuracy in updating and maintaining CAD drawings and to standards of the work he/she checks.
For care to prevent errors in field measurements taken by him/her.
Responsible for safe, prudent, efficient and effective use of Company resources.
Conduct self in efficient and effective manner.

Supervisors, engineers, construction personnel, other Company departments in connection with work performed, outside companies (if requested) in acquiring information for the maintenance of Ameren drawings.

Primarily in an office environment, however when on field trips or assigned to a special on-site project they may be subject to the usual conditions existing in switchyards, substations or other buildings, and subject to outdoor weather conditions. When in the field the employee must wear personal protective equipment as required.

Subject to those hazards incidental to visiting construction projects, switchyards, substations and other buildings.

Graduation from high school or the equivalent.
Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Two years as a CAD Technician or three years outside the Company in CAD related work.
Satisfactory completion of at least 9 credit hours in the field of electrical design, electrical engineering or other study of electrical technology at an accredited university, college or junior college.
Successfully complete the department Electrical Designer I training program and score at least an 80% on the department Electrical Designer I evaluation.
Post secondary certification / education in CAD design.


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