Civil/Structural Designer I
Positions - 2
Hourly Rate - 30.50 - 38.12
Revision Date - 4/6/15
Area/Division - 01/17
DUTIES: Under indirect and intermittent supervision, to do all levels of drafting work on which the general design has been established, on construction and rehabilitation projects on transmission substations, service buildings and other Company transmission properties; and to do related work as required. In the connection to perform details of work, such as: Prepare finished drawings from preliminary designs, diagrams, layouts, sketches, notes, specifications, or verbal instructions. Make study drawings or assist with the drawings of equipment arrangements and details, foundation, structures or other civil/structural drawings in the development of a construction project. Make simple calculations or use tables or determine clearances, volumes, conduit sizes, etc. Prepare schedules, bills of materials, etc. Occasionally, check drawings of other Civil/Structural Designer I or CAD Technicians. Assist in department training program as a mentor, trainer or other assigned by supervision. Occasionally, obtain detailed information in the field, usually accompanied by a Supervisor, Civil/Structural Designer II or others. Maintain and update information in the electronic drawing management system.
SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Quality and accuracy in updating and maintaining CAD drawings and to standards of the work he/she checks. For care to prevent errors in field measurements taken by him/her. Responsible for safe, prudent, efficient and effective use of Company resources. Conduct self in efficient and effective manner. CONTACTS: Supervisors, engineers, construction personnel, other Company departments in connection with work performed, outside companies (if requested) in acquiring information for the maintenance of Ameren drawings.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Primarily in an office environment, however when on field trips or assigned to a special on-site project they may be subject to the usual conditions existing in switchyards, substations or other buildings, and subject to outdoor weather conditions. When in the field the employee must wear personal protective equipment as required.
HAZARDS: Subject to those hazards incidental to visiting construction projects, switchyards, substations and other buildings.
QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or the equivalent. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Successfully pass the Company’s EEI Technical Aptitude test. If an aptitude test is failed on the employee’s initial effort, it may be retaken after a one-month waiting period, but not to be taken more than once per job posting. Only two retakes will be permitted. Two years as a CAD Technician or three years outside the Company in CAD related work. Satisfactory completion of an Associate’s Degree in in design drafting, computer aided drafting or other drafting technology at an accredited university, college or junior college. Satisfactory completion of at least 9 credit hours in the field of structural/civil design, civil/ structural engineering or other study of civil/structural technology at an accredited university, college or junior college. Successfully complete the department Civil/Structural Designer I training program and score at least an 80% on the department Civil/Structural Designer I evaluation. If employee is hired from outside of Ameren, the Designer I evaluation will be completed within the first 6 months of being hired into department. Employees who do not score at least an 80% on the Designer I evaluation will be disqualified from the position.
OTHER: Candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. The Company will provide reasonable accommodation in appropriate circumstances when consistent with applicable law.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.