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Southern California Edison CAD Designer Specialist in Long Beach, California

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About Transmission and Distribution

Southern California Edison’s (SCE's) Transmission and Distribution Organizational Unit (T & D) is responsible for planning, engineering, constructing, operating, and maintaining transmission and distribution facilities throughout the 50,000-square-mile territory. T&D is the steward of roughly $19 billion in assets that safely and reliably deliver electricity to 15 million residents via SCE’s 5 million customer accounts.

Position Overview

Develops layouts for components and systems and selects material. Prepares design drawings, calculations, and bills of material from engineering documents associated with the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the Company’s distribution system, and telecommunication system. Performs complex design assignments within a specific engineering discipline. Performs tasks associated with a large project or a number of small projects. May lead a group and/or provide functional direction to other CAD designers and support staff. Provide information and makes recommendations having major impact to the project.

Responsibilities may include:

  1. Prepares scaled work order maps using computer aided design software (CAD) such as Autodesk Utility Design (AUD) and Design Manager (DM).

  2. Draws map(s) using the correct mapping symbols, call-outs, decals, proper tie downs, etc.

  3. Checks Planner’s redlines for accuracy and completeness prior to completing the drafting/drawing.

  4. Completes engineering functions and calculations based on field information and redline from Planner (i.e., cable pulling, voltage drop, flicker, utilizing station sheets, etc.).

  5. Inputs pole loading information in SPIDA software based on field information and redlines from Planner.

  6. Prepares joint pole authorizations based on field information and redline from Planner.

  7. Inputs customer, project, and billing information (i.e., completes faceplate, verifies allowances, updates labor requirements).

  8. Consult with Planners and other planning personnel to prepare design drawings and modifications as required.

  9. Maintains a safety conscious work environment by influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.

  10. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Three or more years of CAD drafting experience

  2. Three or more years applying electric utility Design Standards

Desired Qualifications

  1. Associate degree in Engineering field or two years in a technical school with emphasis in computer aided drafting (CAD), math or engineering technology.

  2. AutoCad, AutoDesk Software, and/or AutoCAD certificate.

  3. Design/drafting in CAD for electric utility, electrical distribution design, engineering design, or construction work preferred.

  4. Design drafting experience using AutoDesk Utility Design (AUD)

  5. Experience working in Design Manager (DM)

  6. Experience with SCE Design Standards

  7. Drafting and design practices and related engineering practices.

  8. Reviewing rough sketches, drawings specifications, and creating conceptual drawings in computer aided design software. Finalizing engineering product drawings with critical dimensions, performance specifications, and quality specifications to be in compliance with design standards and procedures.

  9. Conducting quality review on designs, checks for inaccuracies, omissions, or compliance issues and providing recommendations.

Comments

  1. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Why Southern California Edison?

Safety is our top priority and is key in everything we do. We’re industry leaders and professionals driven by high performance for our customers and each other. Edison is a place where you can grow personally and professionally. Even better, you get to enrich the quality of life for almost every resident and business in Southern California.

At SCE we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

Southern California Edison serves population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California.

At SCE we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected stat

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