Sr. Drafter - 103

ENTRUST Solutions Group
Philadelphia, PA


ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 2,500+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations.


We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies. With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, our engineering professionals provide expertise in Renewables, Power Services, GIS and Data Solutions, Automation Integration, Pipeline Engineering, Integrity Services, Industrial Solutions, Telecommunications, and Process Safety Management.


At ENTRUST, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity.


We are passionate about what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for. We work with a smile, connect easily with others, and believe that work-life balance and a flexible work environment benefits everyone.


In return for top talent, ENTRUST Solutions Group offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of our organization. 



ENTRUST SOLUTIONS GROUP BY THE NUMBERS:

  • 35+ US locations with licenses in all 50 states
  • 3000+ Employees company-wide
  • 31+ Languages in which our employees are fluent
  • 105+ Professional Engineers (PE)


Job Summary:

This position is responsible for developing engineered pipeline construction plans in an AutoCAD and/or MicroStation platform. This position is responsible for understanding and completing drawings in accordance with client specifications and is capable of completing a project from start to finish with little engineer assistance.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receiving roughly designed concepts from engineers and transforming them into (CAD) working documents
  • Developing detailed construction drawings, topographical profiles, and related maps and specifications used in planning and constructing gas pipeline projects
  • Plotting maps and charts showing profiles and cross-sections, indicating relation of topographical contours
  • Drafting detailed drawings of structures
  • Accompanying survey crews in the field to collect field dimensions or to collect data required for revision of construction drawings. 
  • Calculating lay out rights-of-way and/or street dimensions and angles
  • Constructing dimensional relationships of one part to another and a relationship of various parts to entire project, utilizing knowledge of engineering practices and mathematics
  • Creating a preliminary and/or final sketch of proposed drawing, using computer-assisted design/drafting equipment
  • Extracting data imported from a ground survey and creating contour drawings to be used for soil erosion and sediment control drawings.
  • Designing concrete and steel supports, including above- and below-ground supports, as they relate to supporting pipe in the gas pipeline industry
  • Modifying drawings as directed by engineer or design coordinator
  • Creating as-build drawings upon completion of project
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as necessary

 

Required Qualifications:

  • An Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS) in Design and Drafting Technology
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD or MicroStation software
  • Five years prior experience preferred in civil design in the gas pipeline industry
  • Ability to perform civil design drafting in a 3D environment is a plus
  • Knowledge of SmallWorld and/or ESRI GIS platforms is a plus
  • Strong work ethic with desire to work in a production environment


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the Firm; must also be able to work at a desk for long periods of time (2-3 hours); strength to lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.