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Drafting Technician B

Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Location: La Fayette
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About the Position: -We are presently seeking an entry level Drafting Technician B for an opening in our Sub-Transmission Design Engineering Department in Syracuse. In addition to a starting wage of $32.97 per hour, we offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k) plan, vacation, tuition assistance and more. -Under direct supervision, to do drafting and elementary detailing involving no original design of plans and drawings for construction projects of all types, and of diagrams, maps and records, and perform such duties as: -

  • Prepare finished drawings including diagrams, maps and records prepared by others;
  • Develop simple drawings, parts of drawings and details from complete information assembled from various sources;
  • Revise existing drawings, maps and tracings in accordance with sketches or corrected prints prepared by others;
  • Assist in recording on standard maps and records complex additions and retirements of gas facilities, overhead electric distribution facilities and simple additions and retirements of underground electric facilities as shown on construction and retirement orders and associated completion reports. Analyze completion reports and reconcile with information added to or removed from the maps and records relating to the above described facilities;
  • Prepare manhole sketches and diagrams from inventory reports;
  • Make zone summaries of overhead electric distribution plant from field inventories;
  • Assist in ordering and distributing to various departments, prints prepared from standard maps;
  • Assist in the taking of field measurements and physical inventories of either gas or electric production, transmission and distribution plant. -
    -Job Qualifications: -
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent -
    • AAS Degree in applicable Engineering Technology
    • Satisfactory completion of a validated aptitude testing, as determined by the Company
    • Training in mechanical drawing;
    • Ability to use drafting equipment in a skillful manner;
    • Basic knowledge of projection and view development procedure;
    • Must pass Technician Occupations aptitude test.
    • Valid Driver's License -NOTE: Drafting Technician B's shall, after a period of greater than one year but no longer than two years, and after having demonstrated the ability to perform Drafting Technician C work in a manner satisfactory to the Company, be promoted to Drafting Technician C and eventually Designer series at the time of the annual Review Board.$32.97 an hour -National Grid -is an equal opportunity employer that -values -a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. - -We foster a culture of -inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. - -National Grid is proud to be -an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

Keywords: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER), Syracuse , Drafting Technician B, Professions , La Fayette, New York

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