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PDS Tech Inc Design Technician in Tolleson, Arizona

Design Technician

Location: Tolleson, AZ (West Valley)

Start: ASAP

Number of Positions: 2

Contract Length: 12 months, likely to extend

Pay: $38.00 - $48.00 per hour (depending on experience)

AutoCAD experience highly preferred.

The Design Technician performs the tasks associated with preparing construction-ready design drawings for both developer/customer and COMPANY construction personnel. The designs must comply with COMPANY design, construction, and maintenance standards, as well as the current National Electrical Safety Code (NESC). The Design Technician is responsible for performing necessary pre-defined engineering calculations; for mapping and posting electrical facilities to the corporate Geographic Info System (GIS) system; securing municipal construction permits, tracking easement acquisition with the COMPANY Land Department, ordering materials required for successful completion of job construction; and closing field installation records of distribution jobs.

Job Responsibilities:

Produces design drawings using automated/GIS products, maps, exhibits, and reports from notes, aerial and satellite photography, marked prints, digital data source, verbal/written instructions, calculations, or rough field sketches.

Maintains Smallworld database, including Schematic and Field Installation Records (FIR).

Under the direction of a Designer or Design Consultant, the Design Technician produces all design drawings in accordance with COMPANY requirements for clearances and line design, construction, and maintenance standards.

Interprets, extracts, validates, and integrates engineering and geographic data from internal and external customers, engineers, and analysts to construct the required products.

Prepares and conducts training of resources to improve their skills in preparation for more complex assignments and subsequent advancement.

Performs pre-defined engineering calculations per distribution design, construction, and maintenance policies, procedures, and standards.

Submits appropriate permit requests to municipalities and other governmental agencies.

Submits requests for equipment inspections, surface locate, potholes, survey, and easement acquisition/verification to all necessary COMPANY departments.

Creates material list based upon construction ready prints and submits for review.

Prepares, interprets, and coordinates processing documents for updating GIS systems.

Performs field checks and verifies accuracy of maps, exhibits, and records.

Shares in the development of GIS applications and mapping procedures.

Makes recommendations for process improvements.

Determines detail requirements on minor designs for distribution system and supports design function of major projects.

Performs other duties that may be assigned.

Additional Information:

Experience in one of the following areas: CAD Technician, MSD, Design Technician, GIS Technician, Engineering Technician, or other related experience.

Experience with AutoCAD preferred.

Pay Details: $38.00 to $48.00 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.