Electrical CAD Technician at Moffatt & Nichol in NORFOLK, Virginia

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Job Description:


Our dynamic Mechanical, Electrical, and Instrumentation (MEI) team is growing! Moffatt & Nichol's Norfolk, VA office is seeking an Electrical CAD Technician. Work on exciting projects that have statewide, nationwide, and international impacts. We are a multi-disciplinary team serving clients from big to small. From the US Navy and the largest ports in North America to municipal marinas and terminals in South America, we provide the opportunity for learning new fields and industries while refining your skills as an Electrical CAD Technician!

Duties and responsibilities:


  • Complete electrical CAD designs utilizing AutoCAD to support firm-wide projects by working with Electrical Engineers, electrical teammates, and Project Managers (any discipline).

  • Provide CAD design drawings, with Electrical Engineer supervision for the following but not limited to:

    • Medium/low voltage power distribution systems

    • Lightning protection systems

    • Control systems, schematics, and wiring diagrams

    • Electrical equipment design (including switchboards and switchgear)

    • Instrumentation and controls interconnection and design

    • One-line diagrams

    • Electrical equipment, lighting, and grounding layouts

    • Electrical room/building layouts

    • Block diagrams and cable tray layouts

    • Panel and cable schedules

    • Control system architecture and communication layouts

    • Schematic and wiring diagrams

    • Preliminary design concept sketches

    • Final detail design electrical drawings

    • 2D and 3D details and models



  • Set up drawings including borders, title blocks, revision blocks, and drawing contents in accordance with established M&N or project specific drafting standards

  • Timely execution of responsibilities including working to meet production deadlines and progress milestones

  • Interacting with Designers, Engineers, and Project Managers to create, update, correct or enhance drawings during the design process

Other duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change.

Qualifications:


  • Possess a 2-year certificate or an Associate degree from an accredited vocational/technical institute forcomputer-aided design or related

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and 3D modeling (Revit) are required

  • 2 to 10+ years of related experience in transferring engineering markups into CAD, but not limited to:

    • Medium/low voltage power distribution systems

    • Lightning protection systems

    • Control systems, schematics and wiring diagrams

    • Electrical equipment design (including switchboards and switchgear)

    • One-Line diagrams

    • Electrical equipment, lighting, and grounding layouts

    • Electrical room/building layouts

    • Block diagrams and cable tray layouts

    • Panel and cable schedules

    • Schematic and wiring diagrams

    • Preliminary design concept sketches

    • Final detail design electrical drawings

    • 2D and 3D details and models



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel are required; Teams preferred

  • Willingness and availability to travel, some overnight stays may be required

  • Possession of or eligibility to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)

  • Possess DBIDS card or eligibility to successfully pass a background check to secure Department of Defense DBIDS card

  • All new hires will be required to successfully complete and pass a pre-employment (post-offer) background check in compliance with NIST 800-171

  • Due to client requirements, the selected candidate must show proof of U.S. citizenship. A federal background check will be conducted

Physical requirements:

The work for this position is generally not physically demanding. Most work will be in the office with travel and field investigations, as required.


Moffatt & Nichol is a global infrastructure advisory firm of 800+ employees in 40+ offices and 7 countries. We provide practical solutions to clients in the marine terminal, transportation, energy, environmental, federal, and urban development markets around the world. We are a multidiscipline professional services firm with specialized expertise in structural, coastal, and civil engineering; environmental sciences; economics analysis; inspection and rehabilitation; and program management solutions.

Moffatt & Nichol's EEO Statement

As a global business, Moffatt & Nichol relies on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goal of Creative People, Practical solutions serving our client needs, and ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil rights Act of 1964. We continuously seek talented, qualified employees in our world-wide operations regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Moffatt & Nichol is proud to be an Equal Employment

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