Senior designer

Mott MacDonald
October 29, 2020
The Woodlands, TX
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Job Description

Mott MacDonald is looking for a Designer to join the team in Texas. Perform design assignments which require knowledge and skill in basic design techniques and procedures associated with high voltage substation design. Good knowledge of CADD systems (AutoCAD or MicroStation) and standards required. Good electrical AC/DC fundamentals. Good knowledge of the major components of a substation.

Basic knowledge of the types of drawings required to construct a HV and EHV electrical substation. Produce new drawings from examples of previous projects and/or standards with some supervision. Calculate cable lengths, conduit fill or other basic tasks. Prepare bill of materials. Document control and issuing drawings. Mentoring / coaching / supervising less experienced CAD staff.

Candidate Specification

Ten or more years experience and a two year degree or technical equivalent, or ten to twenty years relevant electrical experience

  • AutoCAD experience preferred
  • Ability to create complex working-quality technical drawings
  • Good knowledge of basic electrical AC/DC fundamentals
  • Good knowledge of the major components of a substation
  • Good knowledge of the types of drawings required for relay protection and control systems
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Profile

Here at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water.
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our organization, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We value the diversity of our staff and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment where everyone has the chance to contribute.
Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status or disability status.

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