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PDS Tech Inc Piping CAD Designer in Fort Worth, Texas

PDS Tech is looking for a Piping CAD Design for a remote opportunity:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using engineering design concepts and design software, (AutoCAD), prepares preliminary design and produces complete construction document set drawings; prepares conformed plans and record drawings from existing and modified construction document sets.

  • Reviews redlines and preliminary construction drawings for correctness, completeness and conformance with Plummer and the design software standards; recommends acceptance or modifications.

  • Generates, complete and accurate record drawings, maps and other engineering design project work.

  • Identifies design problems, such as location, elevation, drainage, pipe alignment conflicts and right of way availability; develops and presents proposed resolutions to the assigned project engineer.

  • Conducts field inspections and surveys of project sites to determine or verify existing conditions and take measurements and dimensions; obtain record information from utilities to research utility line locations; research files, drawings, survey maps and parcel information for various data.

  • Maintain a minimum: 18 hours of continuing education each year.

Education and Experience:

  • Knowledge and Practical Use of 3D modeling using AutoCAD Plant 3D, AutoCAD PID or Revit

  • High School Diploma and training from a recognized CAD training facility.

  • Preferred Experience: 10 years of Water, Wastewater, Gas, Electric, or Telecom Utility Experience.

  • Knowledge of surveys, state plane coordinate systems, plant coordinate systems, true north vs plant north, etc.

  • Knowledge of using point cloud data to create 3D BIM data

  • Preferred: Certification, Associates or Bachelor’s.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Under limited supervision, uses CAD programs and tools to capture, create, update and maintain design data; interprets and clarifies engineer redlines, design notes, and as-built drawings; ensures the completeness and accuracy of all work completed; and performs duties as assigned.

  • Must have a good working knowledge of geometry, mathematics and trigonometry.

  • Thorough knowledge of the standard terminology, techniques and practices of engineering drafting.

  • Must be able to modify existing drawings to minimize the need to create new drawings and create new drawings when necessary in a timely fashion, which meet internal standards.

  • Must be able to self-check own work to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Able to work closely with engineers and other personnel to obtain information or ensure drawing clarity.

  • Able to take layouts from engineers and provide construction sheets detailing the facility

  • Computer literacy in the company’s software.

  • Working knowledge of general construction techniques and the role of the drawings in the construction project.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and sketches.

  • Must maintain an awareness of and regularly work within established schedules and budgets.

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend and move about.

  • Light physical effort required

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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