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AutoCAD Engineer

Apex Systems • Austin, TX

Posted 7 days ago

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Job Description

Position: Engineering Technician

Location: South Austin, TX

Length: 1 year contract to hire

Rate: $30/hr

**If you meet the below qualifications, please send your updated resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]**

Job Description:

Under close supervision of a licensed professional engineer, performs entry level engineering assignments by assisting with engineering projects and design work. 

Under direct guidance, conducts basic engineering studies and computations, develops design and cost estimates, lays out drafting work, correlates/compiles data, conducts and analyzes tests and evaluates equipment performance.  May be assisted by craftsmen, technicians, or experienced engineers.

Investigates and analyzes basic problems and develops appropriate solutions.  Drafts less complicated reports and assists with more complex reports.

Conducts basic tests of instruments, materials, equipment, and controls to determine operating characteristics.  Develops solutions or improvements, and/or verifies accuracy of data.  Ensures accurate and beneficial data is acquired and recorded.

Prepares reports, operating instructions, and project outlines in connection with fundamental engineering assignments.  Learns and follows appropriate business procedures.  Learns and applies project management techniques.

Assists in planning and design of engineering projects.  Performs basic engineering and design work.  Conducts field analysis, inspections and performance tests.  Records, compiles, and reports information.

Drafts specifications as required for basic projects for which there are precedents.  Completes related computations and drafts schematics and diagrams.  Develops testing, operating and maintenance plans.  Interprets engineering specifications.

Coordinates project reviews and implementation plans between individuals and sections.  Ensures timely communications occur, as needed, on project activities.

Maintains knowledge of engineering principles.  Studies and attends classes on client procedures, equipment, and systems.  Develops analytical and troubleshooting skills. - Gathers engineering information by traveling independently to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as necessary.

In accordance with approved Supply Management processes and procedures, serves as owner’s representative for outside engineering contracts.

May perform confined space entry.

May assist more experienced engineers in the interpretation of basic engineering drawings or manufacturers' specifications for field personnel.  Communicates any recommended changes to the responsible engineer for the correction. 

This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Knowledge of engineering principles

Knowledge of applicable laws, principles, standards, codes, and documentation specific to the area of engineering specialization required to perform the job

Skill in analyzing and solving problems

Skill in verbal and written communication

Skill in designing, interpreting diagrams, schematics, and drawings

Basic skill level in document management systems

Intermediate skill level in office productivity applications (such as email, word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)

Basic skill in reading and interpreting diagrams and prints

Skill in interpreting engineering drawings and specifications for field personnel

Skill in analyzing reports for quality assurance

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to balance competing and high priority work demands

Must have the below requirements:

5+ years Civil/Structural/Architectural Engineering Degree and or Coursework

(Does not have to be licensed)

Civil/Structural familiarity/experience

AutoCAD proficiency

Desired Skills:

EIT license preferred

Experience with land development

Experience in Security infrastructure

Experience in Structural Design

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

Job ID: 900239
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