CAD Technician

Job#: 2032274

Job Description:

Title: Customer Design Tech (CAD Tech)
Location: Abilene, TX
100% onsite 
1 year contract to hire
To apply please email your resume to [email protected]
Job Summary:
Perform daily work activities with general supervision. Work activities to be performed include: computer aided drafting to prepare maps, sketches, schematics and other engineering related drawings. The position includes associated clerical work to properly manage and document the work activities performed, as per AEP requirements for the position.
Essential Job Functions & Tasks:
1. Create, revise and maintain engineering and record drawings, and sketches.
2. Support the creation, revision, and maintenance of facilities and equipment documents; including but not limited to construction, equipment, property documents and records.
3. Obtain information required to perform work from verbal communication, sketches, marked drawings, listings, field notes, vendors catalogs and technical reference manuals and site visits.
4. Perform mathematical calculations required to accomplish assigned work.
5. Proficiency in the use of computer aided design software.
6. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software.
7. Work with other organizations of the Company to coordinate the work and assure that it is performed in a safe and efficient manner.
8. Read vendors prints, shop and other drawings and equipment operating instructions, and incorporate that information into the work being performed.
9. Assist in training AEP employees in basic skills of the position.
10. Promote and support the Companys Accident Prevention and Safety and Health programs.
11. Demonstrate ethical behavior as outlined in the AEP corporate policies.
12. Support the AEP Corporate Compliance policies.
13. Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
Education Requirements: Associate degree in applied science (AAS) drafting and computer aided design (CAD) or in civil, electrical or mechanical engineering technology, with one to two years of relevant equivalent experience. Work Experience: Equivalent experience without AAS degree - high school graduate and 6 years of experience in electric utility and/or related industrial drafting and/or computer aided drafting work.
Additional Requirements: Must be available to work overtime, call-out overtime and shift work for storm duty as required. Travel requirements are expected 25% of the time. Overnight travel will mainly be for storm restoration work. The 25% travel is physically going to jobsites and staking out projects. Mainly within 45 minutes of Abilene, but there is an off chance they might have to travel outside Abilene for a project that would be more than 45 minutes.
Physical demand level is Sedentary. Must be familiar with conventional drafting symbols and drafting methods and have the ability to distinguish colors. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle and possess and maintain a valid state drivers license. Must meet all vehicle operation requirements as designated by federal and/or state law.
This is an onsite position 5 days a week.




To apply please email your resume to “[email protected]  
To apply please email your resume to “[email protected]









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Abilene, TX, US

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Date Posted:
June 6, 2024