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DES MOINES WATER WORKS Drafter in DES MOINES, Iowa

Under the guidance of the Engineering Tech Support Services Supervisor, prepares construction,designs and as-built drawings, records, reports, graphs, and visual aids utilizing a CAD system. Maintains drawing records and maps.EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Operates drafting and mapping work stations and software to create background drawings of existing streets, utility sites, and plant facilities for use in the design of engineeringprojects.Transforms the background drawings to complete detailed construction drawings and incorporates the ideas and sketches of engineers and engineering technicians.Processes GPS data for use in CAD drawings.Assists in developing continuing efficiency improvement in production construction drawings.Collects information from other utilities/sources and incorporates into design drawings.Provides customer assistance utilizing records access and interpretation. Answers internal and external customer questions about location of pipelines and facilities.Serves a leadership role in at least one of the drafting or mapping software tools.Organizes, maintains and places new information into records system. Maintains drafting resources files and standards.Maintains hard copy plan storage systems and keeps them up-to-date.Assists in developing and maintaining graphic standards for production of professionl engineering documents. Maintains graphics area printers and supplies.Performs other duties of similar nature.QUALIFICATIONS:Education:At least two years of post-high school or technical school training, including at least one year ofcomputer aided drafting training.Experience:At least two years of computer-aided drafting experience or an equivalent combination ofexperience and education sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job.Licenses/CertificationsValid Iowa drivers license and good driving record.

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