Black & Veatch Drafting Engineering Technician 3 in San Diego, California

Drafting Engineering Technician 3

CA-San Diego


Date published:14-Sep-2016

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Telecom

Business Plan:ENT


The Telecommunications Division delivers telecommunication infrastructure solutions to utilities, local and state government agencies and the commercial wireless industry. Through a unique combination of experience, expert resources and innovative solutions, Black & Veatch supports the entire range of both legacy and emerging technologies used in today’s wireless and wireline networks, voice, video, Internet and data systems and utility automation.

Primary Purpose:

Contract with potential to convert to permanent. Drafting for Fiber/OSP project. Functions in a engineering technician capacity. Under close supervision, performs basic functions requiring technical knowledge utilizing electronic applications, processes, standards and document control processes/procedures for the purpose of creating or modifying deliverable. Evaluates methods used to accomplish the drafting and/or design activities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Role will be responsible for drafting/design for a wireline (OSP/Fiber) Telecom project.

Develop or modify deliverables based on rough sketches, marked-up copies and/or detailed verbal instructions.

Develops necessary views, sections and details with supervision.

Learn and understand project and Company standards and procedures.

Performs minor computations such as material quantity estimate, dimensional checks, etc, as assigned.

May learn new programs or processes required for assignments.

Continuously evaluates methods used to accomplish the activities they have been assigned.

If this evaluation indicates that a process can be simplified, without sacrificing the integrity of the outcome, it should be discussed with the supervisor for possible implementation.

Ensures that the deliverables and tasks that they work on are complete and meet Black & Veatch’s QA requirements.

Ensures that the deliverables are compliant with sketches, marked copies and written or verbal instructions.

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Diploma or Certificate preferred. Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.

Prefer a minimum of 5 years related drafting/design work experience.

Prefer experience/knowledge in one or more of the following:

  1. Drafting in OPTI or ARAMIS

  2. Wireline (Fiber / OSP drafting) and/or Wireless.

  3. Experience with drafting/design in multiple software programs (school, internship, and/or work)

Preferred Non-Technical Competencies:

• Learning on the Fly

• Problem Solving

• Perseverance

• Patience

• Time Management

• Drive for Results

• Self Development

• Customer Focus

• Listening

• Informing

Preferred Technical Competencies:

• Intermediate knowledge of Computer Automated Drafting Design (CADD) or other applications or design or modeling skills.

• Basic knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures.

• Basic industry knowledge and technology trends

• Basic knowledge of company quality program

• Basic ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

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