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"Electrical Drafter"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Develop specifications and instructions for installation of voltage transformers, overhead or underground cables, and related electrical equipment used to conduct electrical energy from transmission lines or high-voltage distribution lines to consumers.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Electrical Drafter"

1) Assemble documentation packages and produce drawing sets which are then checked by an engineer or an architect.

2) Confer with engineering staff and other personnel to resolve problems.

 

3) Draft working drawings, wiring diagrams, wiring connection specifications or cross-sections of underground cables, as required for instructions to installation crew.

4) Draw master sketches to scale showing relation of proposed installations to existing facilities and exact specifications and dimensions.

5) Measure factors that affect installation and arrangement of equipment, such as distances to be spanned by wire and cable.

 

6) Study work order requests to determine type of service, such as lighting or power, demanded by installation.

7) Visit proposed installation sites and draw rough sketches of location.

8) Determine the order of work and the method of presentation, such as orthographic or isometric drawing.

9) Explain drawings to production or construction teams and provide adjustments as necessary.

10) Prepare and interpret specifications, calculating weights, volumes, and stress factors.

11) Reproduce working drawings on copy machines or trace drawings in ink.

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12) Review completed construction drawings and cost estimates for accuracy and conformity to standards and regulations.

13) Supervise and train other technologists, technicians and drafters.

14) Write technical reports and draw charts that display statistics and data.

 

15) Use computer-aided drafting equipment and/or conventional drafting stations, technical handbooks, tables, calculators, and traditional drafting tools such as boards, pencils, protractors, and T-squares.

Job Description for "Electrical Drafter" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Electrical Drafter"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-R-I        SOC:  17-3012.02


 

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