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Design Associate (Drafting and CAD)

Kelly Engineering Resources
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
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A Design Associate (Drafting and CAD) is available with Kelly Services in the Corpus Christi, TX area. The Corporate Maps Team is seeking a Design Associate the Base map team. You will be responsible for traveling to project locations and field stake the pole locations. You will be trained in reading and interpreting the designer drawings and how to stake the pole locations. The ideal candidate will have education and professional experience in drafting and computer aided design (CAD) or in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology, or relevant equivalent experience and/or education. You will assist with survey distribution lines and make other land surveys including profile and cross sections, to secure other data pertaining to the earth's surface; to make necessary notes in the field; and to do required office work. Perform daily work activities with direct to moderate supervision. Work activities to be performed include: computer aided drafting to prepare maps, sketches, schematics and other engineering related drawings. The position includes associated clerical work to properly manage and document the work activities performed, as per requirements for the position.


Set up, adjust and operate engineer's level, transit, and other surveying instruments.
Determine bench mark and establish angles, points and elevations, or to secure other data pertaining to the earth's surface.
Make necessary notes in field and transcribe them to office records. Make layouts and sketches for minor construction and distribution projects.
At times check court records for property lines and ownership.
Create, revise and maintain engineering and record drawings, and sketches.
Support the creation, revision, and maintenance of facilities and equipment documents; including but not limited to construction, equipment, property documents and records.
Obtain information required to perform work from verbal communication, sketches, marked drawings, listings, field notes, vendors' catalogs and technical reference manuals and site visits.
Perform mathematical calculations required to accomplish assigned work.
Proficiency in the use of computer aided design software.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software.
Work with other organizations of the Company to coordinate the work and assure that it is performed in a safe and efficient manner.
Read vendors' prints, shop and other drawings and equipment operating instructions, and incorporate that information into the work being performed.
Assist in training employees in basic skills of the position.
Promote and support the Company's Accident Prevention and Safety and Health programs.
Demonstrate ethical behavior as outlined in the corporate policies.
Support the Corporate Compliance policies.
Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Associate degree in applied science (AAS) drafting and computer aided design (CAD) or in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology, or relevant equivalent experience and/or education.
Must be familiar with conventional drafting symbols and drafting methods and have the ability to distinguish colors.
Equivalent experience without AAS degree and 4 years of experience in electric utility and/or related industrial drafting and/or computer aided drafting work.
Experience with GIS software a plus but not required
Strong leadership skills; ability to direct small teams
Ability to communicate clearly and often regarding project status
Experience in evaluating and maintaining data quality and accuracy

Additional Information:

Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.
Must meet all vehicle operation requirements as designated by federal and/or state law. This position may require shift work or overtime. Occasional overnight travel to and work within a substation or power plant environment in obedience to all safety regulations and use of personal protection equipment


Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Apply directly to this position via this job posting using a WORD document version of your most up to date resume and send me a copy directly for immediate consideration angela.moreno@kellyengineering.com
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Posted: 2020-02-07 Expires: 2020-03-08

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