Designer – Electrical (Houston, TX)

Title: Electrical Drafter/Designer  

Division: Electrical

LJA recognizes that our success depends on the quality of the people we hire. We are currently seeking highly talented individuals that take pride in their work, function exceptionally well in team environments, and contribute to the overall success of the company. As a 100% employee-owned company, we promote an entrepreneurial spirit that helps drive the bottom line and the long-term professional and financial success of our employees. With more than 50 office locations, LJA is growing and ready for talented people to help us build our future.

SummaryElectrical drafter or designer who will work with an experienced team of electrical drafters, designers, and engineers on design packages for pipeline facilities and infrastructure projects using AutoCAD and other software programs in a fast-paced project-centric environment

General Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with engineers to develop design packages including equipment layout plans, conduit and cable schedules, hazardous area plans, grounding plans, and wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Read and interpret process and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs) to gather the electrical design responsibility for power and control points.
  • Utilize advanced tools and features such as external references, dynamic blocks, functions, and formulas in AutoCAD and other software programs to create drawings and documents.
  • Work on multiple projects at a time within a fast-paced environment and prioritize workload to deliver design packages on time under tight deadlines.
  • Understand and adhere to internal and external drafting and design standards and procedures to deliver high quality work.

Required Education/Certifications:

  • Formal training in AutoCAD with certification or degree or minimum of four years professional full-time AutoCAD experience

Required/Preferred Experience:

  • Working in an office environment coordinating between drafters, designers, and engineers in multiple design disciplines including civil and piping
  • Past or current work experience in an engineering or similar firm within the midstream oil and gas or similar industry
  • Preferred experience working in a 3D environment within AutoCAD and/or experience using Bentley MicroStation to create electrical design packages

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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