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Electrical Designer

Company: Cates Control Systems, Inc.
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Purpose:The Electrical Design Engineer position is responsible drawing, design and redesign in accordance with time schedules, quality parameters, customer needs, and manufacturing capabilities.Key Responsibilities:1) Gain mastery of electrical principles, NFPA 70 and UL508A requirements2) Define Electrical Design based on provided scope of work, specification, or internal documents3) Gather information to verify correct scope definition4) Design project drawings as required using the latest AutoCAD and AutoCAD Electrical software5) Create Bill of Materials manually or with AutoCAD Electrical6) Generate reports for purchasing, wire numbers & component numbers using AutoCAD Electrical7) Know and follow Quality Assurance Procedures8) Complete projects on time9) Demonstrate strong communication skills with Fabrication shop, colleagues, management and customers10) Addresses any drawing issues, questions or redlines in a timely manner once notified by Fabrication personnelMeasurements:1) Design to project requirements with little or no changes required to meet scope of work, specification, and internal documents - verified by Project Manager's review approval2) Project drawings will be drafted using standard AutoCad principals and correct use of AutoCad Electrical. Materials & Design must meet specified standards - verified by Design Manager's review approval3) Efficient use of AutoCad and AutoCad Electrical based on content, scale, accuracy, speed and quality of designs - verified by hours billed vs. hours estimated4) Accuracy of Bills of Materials - verified by reviewing actual budget vs. estimated budget)5) Accuracy of report generation is directly related to quality of AutoCad Electrical input6) Project documentation will meet the Quality Assurance procedures - verified using Fabrication Shop feedback7) Projects will meet scheduled dates - verified by Project Manager and project scheduleEducation and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • 2 years prior experience preferredSoft Skills:1) Must be able to understand, interpret and design to meet required codes and standards.2) Ability to do research and quickly learn on their own using the Internet and company resources.3) Able to review proposal, scope, drawings, materials, logic etc. to ensure designs meet the proposed scope of supply, customers scope of supply and are technically correct.4) Proficient in researching, specifying, managing materials for projects as necessary. Must be able to coordinate materials into a working system that meets NFPA 70 and UL 508A Requirements at a minimum.5) Maintain continuous Quality Improvement with an understanding of Quality Assurance system.6) Have a thorough knowledge of control panel fabrication practices.7) Knowledge of Hazardous Locations for NFPA & IEC.Hard Skills:1) Electrical training (school, electrician, training courses)2) NFPA 70 (NEC) Training Course or equivalent job experience3) UL 508A Training Course or equivalent job experience4) AutoCAD Electrical basic training or equivalent job experience5) Microsoft Excel, Word, Access6) Thorough knowledge of AutoCad and AutoCad Electrical


Keywords: Cates Control Systems, Inc., Plano , Electrical Designer, Other , Plano, Texas

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