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Electrical Designer/Drafter

Portland, OR 97201

Posted: 05/20/2019 Employment Type: Contract Category: Electrical Designer Job Number: 81737

  • Gain familiarity with the client’ s expectations, scope, budget and schedule for assigned tasks
  • Recognize and communicate scope and design changes promptly
  • Collaborate design criteria with engineering team members to gather information required to design fire alarm system
  • Coordinate with electrical team members for systems power requirements
  • Plan and design fire alarm, security, HPM monitoring, and safety systems drawings and schematics for commercial and industrial buildings using CAD software.
  • Conduct field reviews and surveys to verify accuracy of completed design
  • Perform battery and voltage drop calculations for systems
  • Interpret architect drawings/specifications, blueprints and construction documents
  • Review contractor submittals for adherence to design conformance to specifications
  • Apply all applicable fire, life safety, and building codes including manufacturer instructions.
  • Utilize BIM software to provide layouts, general arraignments, profile views, details, under close supervision
  • Produce installation details and layouts
  • Provide on-site assistance during start-ups and construction

  • Familiarity of NFPA 101, NEC (Article 500), IBC, and other NFPA codes governing LSS designs
  • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards such as NEMA, ANSI
  • Familiarity with and application of company engineering design and BIM & CAD drafting standards
  • Able to route and size raceways, perform fill calculations
  • Familiarity with specifications and installation details
  • Able to create accurate installation documents from information found on vendor equipment drawings and submittals
  • Knowledge and understanding of work / information flow between disciplines
  • Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements for the production of deliverables
  • Proficient in Revit and 2D AutoCAD
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, and Access

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