Mechanical Designer

Washington, West Virginia
30 Sep 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Summary
  • Develops to completion, engineering drawings of basic nature for specific areas of the project with supervision.
  • Prepares complete engineering drawings of a basic nature for the project in conformance with the requirements of applicable codes and design criteria established by the project discipline engineers.
  • Prepares complete information for design details, bills of material, etc. that can be completed by drafters.
  • Checks drawings supplied by vendors, clients and other discipline groups that affect the specific area or areas assigned.
  • Responsible for neatness and accuracy of own work.
  • Obtains understanding of assignments, including special requirements and schedule for completion.
  • Becomes thoroughly familiar with Drafting and Checking Procedures and applicable client and project drafting standards.
  • After verifying that all layout information is correct and current, prepares drawings from engineering design sketches. Work may include manual and CAD drafting, 3D Design, document verification/checking.
  • In some instances, designers may lay out platforms, buildings, etc. from drawings on general arrangements.
  • Prepares sketches for study and development purpose as required by projects.
  • Coordinates with counterparts in other disciplines as needed, keeping Minor Project Leader informed.
  • Verifies that information is current on design sketches and / or vendor data, and general arrangements.
  • Maintains Design Team's electronic project filing system.
  • Checks steel and vendor shop drawings as assigned.
  • Functions within a design team with other disciplines to complete required tasks for Minor Project work.
  • Produces or assists to produce CAC estimates.
  • Transmits / Communicates developed project design utilizing current accepted local format. Required skills include experience with: Microsoft Office® Products; Microstation® CAD Software.
  • Through lessons learned on projects, provides input to Department Quality Program, Standards and Procedures.

  • 5-8 years' of relevant experience required
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent drafting/design course work required
  • Ability to produce equipment arrangement and detail drawings in a 3D environment required
  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

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