Wastren Advantage Principal Designer in Hanford, Washington
The Principal Designer is responsible for utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) software to create technical drawings for complex projects and serves in a lead role over other designers and/or drafters. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Converses with project management, clients, engineers and design staff to interpret design concepts, determine nature and type of required detailed working drawings, and coordinate work with others.
Use software to produces complex drawings in accordance with specific contract requirements.
Ensures that the drawings are being produced to the correct standard and that client or VNSFS procedures are being followed.
Develop CAD project plan which sets the CAD standards to be used on a project.
Serve as lead designer for projects and responsible for coordinating with project management and engineering to ensure deliverables are on time.
Assign CAD work with the aid of the project manager and design group manager.
Perform all work safely and in compliance with VNSFS policies and procedures.
Review other designers’ and drafters’ work to ensure high quality and compliance to procedures.
Provide assistance and mentoring to designers and drafters when required.
Provide drawings and drawing status to Engineering Staff in a timely matter.
Perform work within budgeted hours and provide status to responsible manager.
Support project management and engineering in the development of cost estimates for design projects.
Work with project management in resource allocations and work assignments.
Education & Certifications:
Associate degree or equivalent experience.
CAD certification is strongly desired.
Experience & Requirements:
A minimum of 15 years of experience utilizing CAD software (AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks).
Able to generate layout drawings from sketches and specifications.
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with a team.
Please note that 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 job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
External Company Name: VNS Federal Services
External Company URL: http://wadv.wastrencloud.com/