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Designer I, II, III - Electrical (KR-125-21E) Whittier

Company: Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County
Location: Kettleman City
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

JOB POSTING

LOS ANGELES COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICTS

Invites applications for the position of:

DESIGNER I, II, III - ELECTRICAL

POSTING #KR-125-21E

The Sanitation Districts are a non-civil services public agency with over 1,700 employees. Our Joint Administration Office in Whittier is conveniently located near the 60/605-freeway interchange, 15 miles from downtown L.A. The Sanitation Districts also have various opportunities to enhance career growth as evidenced through various programs including tuition reimbursement, professional development, mentoring, and professional dues reimbursement. Benefit information can be found on our website at www.lacsd.org or by clicking on the Position Title and then the Benefits tab. Joint Administration Office, Whittier

Joint Administration Office, Whittier

LOCATION:

ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, ELECTRICAL & INSTRUMENTATION DESIGN SECTION, JOINT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE, WHITTIER

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

To use Computer Aided Design (CAD) technology to perform increasingly more difficult conceptual design layouts and to prepare and maintain construction plans and engineering-related drawings, 3D/BIM models, and sketches in the discipline of electrical and instrumentation design.

JOB SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of a Supervising Designer and the technical direction of Project Designers and Engineers, the incumbent operates CAD Microstation software to produce and edit electrical engineering plans, sections and associated electrical and instrumentation diagrams for Districts facilities; modifies drawings and 3D models to incorporate design changes; solves mathematical problems to accurately complete the drawings using the software to retrieve, edit, and display design information; drafts preliminary and final plans for review by engineering staff, drafts profiles and detailed drawings from various notes, sketches, descriptions or other sources utilizing CAD systems; makes material takeoffs; perform field inspections to resolve design problems; prepare layouts of existing conditions utilizing in-house record drawings and CAD files; calculate grade and stationing of proposed duct bank alignments; and performs various technical drafting functions and related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must possess a valid California Class C driver license; -AND- For DESIGNER I: one year of experience performing CAD and/or GIS related work -OR- completion of two related courses (at least 6 semester units) from an accredited college or university in Engineering Design Drafting or GIS may be substituted for the required experience. For DESIGNER II: three years of experience performing duties equivalent to a Designer I; completion of related courses from an accredited college or university in Engineering Design Drafting or GIS may be substituted for the required experience where 12 semester units is equivalent to one year of experience and a maximum of 18 semester units may be substituted for 1.5 years of experience. For DESIGNER III: two years of Districts' experience performing the duties of a Designer II -OR- Five years of outside experience performing advanced level design work.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Verifiable experience in preparing electrical and instrumentation contract drawings; creating field sketches; familiarity with the National Electrical Code; and the under standing of basic electrical theory.

EXAMPLES OF ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

The competitive selection process may cover a knowledge of: basic engineering principles, and uses of algebra, geometry, trigonometry and technical drawing; nomenclature, symbols, techniques and instruments used in engineering design and layout; basic design and drafting techniques; the verification process for drawing asbuilt field conditions; and basic building and engineering codes in the assigned The ability to: perform CAD work and basic conceptual design layout for segments of engineering design projects; make technical calculations; translate verbal ideas and sketches into preliminary through final drawings and engineering plans. The DESIGNER II level may cover a knowledge of: Principles of engineering design, including plan checking; principles and uses of algebra, geometry, trigonometry and technical drawing; nomenclature, symbols, techniques and instruments used in engineering design and layout; verification of drawings for as-built field conditions, understanding of field surveys; construction practices and materials; and knowledge of building and engineering codes in the assigned area of specialization. The ability to: Perform increasingly more advanced CAD work and basic conceptual design layout for segments of engineering design projects; make complex technical calculations; perform material take-offs and assist in cost estimates; translate verbal ideas and sketches into preliminary through final drawings and engineering plans. The DESIGNER III level may cover a knowledge of: Advanced principles of engineering design; advanced techniques, methods and equipment used in specialized design and layout; structural/architectural, civil, mechanical, and or electrical systems, principles of sanitary landfill, sewer system and treatment plant construction; engineering principles and calculations used in the applicable discipline; engineering mathematics; and all applicable building and engineering codes in the assigned area of specialization. The ability to: Design and layout a segment of a complex engineering project; perform complex mapping, moderately difficult initial concept, and detailed design work; and analyze field engineering and survey data.

SELECTION PROCESS:

  • Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires will be reviewed and evaluated for relevant experience and/or coursework.
  • Candidates considered to have the best qualifications will be invited to the written examination.
  • The selection process will consist of a written test weighted at 40%, and an interview weighted at 60%.
  • Candidates must receive a qualifying score on each selection component to move forward in the selection process.
  • Prior to appointment, a thorough refence check will be conducted.

NOTE:

The individual(s) recommended for hire must undergo a job-related pre-employment physical ,which includes a drug and alcohol test. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This posting will remain open until current vacancy is filled and is subject to closure without notice.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please apply online at www.lacsd.org within the application period. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed LACSD Employment Application or online application. Check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as notifications may be sent via email. Please make sure that your registered email address is accurate and current. To ensure proper delivery add info@governmentjobs.com to your contact list.

TO APPLY:

Applications can now be completed and submitted online through the Sanitation Districts' website at website at www.lacsd.org. Please click on the "Employment Opportunities" link. By using the online application system you will receive confirmation via e-mail that your application was received for this position. If you do not have Internet access, you may submit a complete paper "Internal Application" within the application period shown above to the Employment Services Section (JAO, Room 109). All applications will be reviewed to determine if the conditions and qualifications for testing are met.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Districts strongly encourage qualified minorities, women and disabled persons to apply.

To learn more about how the Sanitation Districts converts waste in to resources, please visit the following video: Converting Waste into Resources

Keywords: Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, Visalia , Designer I, II, III - Electrical (KR-125-21E) Whittier, Other , Kettleman City, California

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