Electrical Drafters

Electrical Drafters

Develop specifications and instructions for installation of voltage transformers, overhead or underground cables, and related electrical equipment used to conduct electrical energy from transmission lines or high-voltage distribution lines to consumers.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Initiative * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility * Integrity * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Achievement/Effort

Representative Tasks * Draft working drawings, wiring diagrams, wiring connection specifications, or cross-sections of underground cables, as required for instructions to installation crew. * Use computer-aided drafting equipment or conventional drafting stations, technical handbooks, tables, calculators, and traditional drafting tools, such as boards, pencils, protractors, and T-squares. * Assemble documentation packages and produce drawing sets to be checked by an engineer or an architect.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

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