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Senior Project Technical Specialist

Company: GAI Consultants Inc.
Location: Overland Park
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionGAI Consultants is seeking a Substation Protection and Controls Designer. This position will be involved with all aspects of substation design and adherence to company/client standards. This position requires working with engineering and other technical subject matter experts in all aspects of electrical substation and protections & controls design services. The successful candidate will perform design work independently in various substation and/or protection and control engineering projects including detailed design for high voltage substation projects through 500kV, with a focus on a "Client First" approach to all interactions.
Job Duties:

  • Perform detailed design of Substations with emphasis on schematics and wiring from individual asset replacement to large expansion projects
  • Ability to make the determination of materials of construction from calculations or standards.
  • Perform QA/QC checks for drafters and/or engineers.
  • Opening, revising, plotting, and saving of drawing CAD files.
  • Create new drawings from templates from scratch with title blocks and border drawing blocks.
  • Create and modify drawing blocks, borders, and title blocks
  • Provide direction for compiling, collating, assembling, and verifying completeness of drawing and project document packages.
  • Advanced use of scaling with model and paper space.
  • Ability to use style and formatting in CAD software.
  • Advanced knowledge of plot profiles and user profiles in CAD package.
  • Advanced ISO view and 3-D view drawing depictions.
  • Assist CAD technicians and CAD operators in the development of their skills.
  • May interface with clients and customers

    Physical Requirements:

    • Physically capable of performing field visits to client sites to obtain photos, physical measurements, and view site conditions.
    • Must have a valid driver's license and vehicle for reimbursable company use.
    • GAI Consultants prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a drug screen.
    • Must be able to wear and work in Personal Protection Equipment including fall protection.

      Why GAI:
      At GAI, exceptional people have an exceptional place to work, grow, lead, and achieve. Explore an array of opportunities in locations across the U.S., and join accomplished colleagues in tackling challenging projects for a range of markets. Enjoy comprehensive benefits and feel good about being part of a collaborative team that's committed to supporting the communities we serve. Join GAI and distinguish yourself in a company poised for unlimited growth.
      GAI Consultants, Inc. is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through fostering a workforce that represents different communities, cultures, and viewpoints. We will continue to build mutual trust and respect where employees are empowered to share their diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas.
      Benefits To Working at GAI Include:

      • Competitive salary -GAI is committed to paying market-based salaries
      • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, company paid Long Term Disability, and Short Term Disability (benefits start within 30 days of hire)
      • New paid Maternity/Paternity/Adoption program
      • Generous Paid Time Off and 7 paid holidays
      • 401k company match
      • Tuition Reimbursement
        EducationSome college of Drafting (preferred)High School of Drafting (required)
        ExperienceAn Associate's degree or CAD technical certificate is a plus but not required. (preferred)7 years: Minimum of 7 years of experience with AutoCAD and/or Microstation (required)
        Licenses & CertificationsDriver's License (required)
        • Communications (preferred)
        • Leadership (preferred)
        • Organization (preferred)
        • Problem Solving (preferred)
        • Teamwork (preferred)

          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: GAI Consultants Inc., Overland Park , Senior Project Technical Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Overland Park, Kansas

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