Under the direct supervision of a design engineer, Supervisor of Drafting, Lead Technical Drafter, or other higher classified drafter, regularly performs CAD and GIS drafting functions in support of PHI's electric distribution, substation, telecommunication and transmission operations and/or gas distribution and transmission system.
1. Prepares and revises a variety of maps, diagrams, drawings and other records of PHI's facilities and system through CAD/GIS media.
2. Maintains quality and integrity of the data stored in PHI's electronic records management systems.
3. Prepares and revises design, construction and as-built drawings, sketches, tracings, or CAD/GIS files under the direction of responsible engineer or others.
4. Performs other related or less skilled activities as required.
5. Captures and validates field conditions on drawings as required.
Associate's degree in Computer Aided Design, Applied Science, Engineering Technology or related field OR the equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
Knowledge of general drafting standards, practices and procedures.
Experience demonstrating skill reading and interpreting engineering/construction plans and drawings.
Experience demonstrating skill using PC-based drafting software (for example, MicroStation, Powerdraft, AutoCAD or ESRI -GIS).
Experience demonstrating skill maintaining the quality and consistency of CAD / GIS data (i.e., designs, as-builts, symbology, connectivity and annotation).
Experience demonstrating skill using PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, database, PDF conversion, and e-mail software.
Experience demonstrating skill following technical instructions or procedures (for example, operating procedures, standards, code requirements, specifications.
Experience demonstrating skill performing mathematical computations involving basic math (addition, multiplication, subtraction, division, fractions), geometry and algebra to perform drafting functions (for example, properly scale drawings, size cable, check clearances and assemble bills of materials).
Ability and willingness to communicate clearly with other employees, face to face and over the telephone.
Ability and willingness to read and comprehend Company material and complete written reports accurately.
Ability and willingness to differentiate color coded drawings and plans.
Ability and willingness to travel to various company locations and work sites.
Ability and willingness to work extended hours (including holidays and weekends) with little or no notice and on-call during storms and system emergencies.
Ability and willingness to adhere to safety regulations and policies and to wear and use safety equipment as required by Federal, State, local, and PHI regulations.
Ability and willingness to work in a variety of work environments including outdoors in all weather conditions, on or around energized electrical equipment, in confined spaces and in noisy and dirty environments.
Ability and willingness to work effectively as a team member.
Ability and willingness to perform a second role in accordance with PHI's Emergency Preparedness Guidelines for all employees.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must successfully pass qualification test.
Must successfully pass a medical screening to include a drug test.
Must successfully pass the Criminal History Records Check which consists of a 7-year criminal records check for felony convictions
Must successfully pass ongoing random DOT Pipeline Drug and Alcohol Tests and participate in the random drug and alcohol testing program.
This position is a NERC Regulated position. As such, a background check will be conducted on incumbent every seven years. Additionally, the incumbent will be required to complete annual NERC compliance training.
Knowledge of electric and/or gas utility system and/or electrical configuration, to include knowledge of distribution, substation or transmission one-line drawings.
Experience demonstrating skill performing electric and/or gas utility-related drafting.
Knowledge of Grid Coordinate Systems (i.e., Longitude and Latitude coordinates.) ESRI and/or ArcGIS certification.
Experience demonstrating skill using PC-based records/electronic document management systems (for example: IBM DB2, Fusion, e-Change).
Experience demonstrating skill creating field sketches of proposed layouts to include:
--gathering and/or interpreting field measurements and data using various methods including electronic field data collection methods and tools; and/or
--analyzing and/or interpreting field data.
Pepco Holdings, an Exelon Company, is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of characteristics protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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