Electrical Designer/BIM 4- (Remote Options)

at CDM Smith in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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Job Description:

  • We are open to having this opening be based at any of our CDM Smith offices located in the United States. We are also considering partial or full remote schedules for this position. *

Under light supervision, leads teams to prepare basic to highly complex construction drawings using intelligent modeling and/or CADD which may include multiple views, detail drawings, and assembly drawings indicating components of equipment, facilities, or systems through proper translation of level of design (LOD) definitions as applicable.

• For electrical substation and other projects, will complete one line and three-line diagrams, electrical layout drawings, electrical schematics, and electrical wiring diagrams. Some of the drawings will be in 2-D, but many of the physical drawings will utilize Autodesk Revit, Inventor or other CADD software.

• Utilizes advanced CADD drafting/design techniques per the firm’s CADD Graphics Standards.

• Utilizes information from vendors, catalogs, technical manuals, etc. in the preparation of intelligent models and construction drawings.

• Performs CADD/technical support tasks such as verifying intelligent model integrity.

• Acts as Intelligent Modeling Coordinator for basic complexity projects during the project lifecycle to ensure coordination between the design team and adherence to firm’s Q/QC standards and procedures.

• Performs basic checking and/or verification tasks including review of junior staff documents to ensure consistency throughout the construction documents and adherence to company standards and procedures.

• Performs related discipline tasks in support of project engineer, such as reviewing and coordinating specifications, compiling and computing engineering data, initiating basic design tasks, verifying intelligent model integrity, plotting drawings, assembling drawing packages, preparing transmittals, preparing overnight packages, file management and/or filing prints, distributing drawings, making simple calculations.

• Performs other duties as required.

• Supports field assignments as required.

Job Title:

Electrical Designer/BIM 4- (Remote Options)



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Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent with vocational technical training in basic CADD drafting technology and intelligent modeling. 6 years of relevant experience. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands. Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

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Join Us! CDM Smith – where amazing career journeys unfold.

Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it’s a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.

Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

United States – Nationwide

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

Excellent communication skills with strict attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to be a team player and contributor to the overall team. Possesses an advanced working knowledge of core Intelligent Modeling/CADD applications. Ability to apply advanced Intelligent Modeling/CADD drafting design techniques in accordance with the firm’s and industry standards and codes. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office for design related tasks and discipline specific design/analysis software primarily within the Intelligent Modeling/CADD environment.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

U.S. Vaccine Status:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) are committed to your health and safety. CDM Smith and its employees adhere to all applicable government and client COVID-19 requirements.

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Job Posting: JC232047877

Posted On: Jan 12, 2023

Updated On: Mar 01, 2023

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