Gannett Fleming

  • Senior Transmissions Drafter

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Category
    Power & Utilities
    Employment Status
  • Company Overview


    At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


    Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

    What You Will Do


    Our Power Business Line Practice is looking for a Senior Transmission Drafter to join our team in the Chicago, Illinois office. 


    This is an excellent oppotunity for a transmissions drafter or designer to work closely with our professional engineers while gaining exposure to a wide variety of projects, including industrial mining, utilities, and renewables. Join our Journey!


    What You Will Do

    • Provide drafting support to transmission line engineers and senior engineers
    • Prepare and/Develop construction packages
    • Develop plan and profile drawings utilizing exports from PLS-CADD software
    • Develop structure detail and assembly drawings.  Requires knowledge of and experience with standard transmission assemblies
    • Develop loading drawings referencing loading calculations from engineers and standard structure details
    • Requires ability to learn and implement client drafting standards
    • Experience with PLS-CADD software is preferred. 



    Minimum Qualifications


    • 5-10 years of Transmission Drafting Experience
    • Must have experience with general arrangements, plan and profiles, structure details and assemblies, and loading drawings
    • Fluent in AutoCAD and Microstation


    Preferred Qualifications


    • Knowledge of PLS-CADD highly desired



    Life at Gannett Fleming


    For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


    Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


    Location: Chicago, IL
    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    Internal Requisition ID: 5016


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