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Design Technician 4 – Renewable Energy

KS-Overland Park

Req#: 34230BR

Date published: 14-Mar-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Power

Business Plan: ENT

Level: 128

Primary Purpose:
Functions in an experienced level technician capacity. With some supervision and coaching, performs advanced functions requiring knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards and document control processes/procedures in support of creating and modifying deliverables. May provide technical guidance and direction to other design professionals including delegation of work assignments.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Design Standards: Applies knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and B&V policies and procedures.

Quality / Continuous Improvement: Proactively applies knowledge of the B&V Quality Program relative to deliverables. Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency. Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project.

Production: Broadening the use of applications to continuously evaluate and improve methods, processes and procedures used to accomplish deliverables. Create and develop deliverables based on a variety of design inputs. May develop less complex design concepts and create project design deliverables based on a variety of design inputs. May perform computations such as development of detailed material quantities.

Project Coordination: Coordinate deliverables with other groups involved on the same project to minimize interference or errors. May support field activities. May be responsible for support of project finalization including for example consolidation of records for as-built drawings or information to take off as-built quantities.

Client Focus: Focuses on the needs of internal clients while gaining an understanding of external client's main interests and drivers.
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes. May apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation.

People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring): May provide work direction and guidance to others.

Minimum Qualifications:
All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Five years of various drafting experiences with at least one year in solar PV
Utility scale layouts of projects including fixed and tracker

Technical Competencies:
• Ability to use Computer Automated Drafting Design (CADD), information modeling, and other applications or design or modeling skills and/or design principles and practices.
• Awareness of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures.
• Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends
• Intermediate knowledge of company quality program
• Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines
• Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles
• Basic knowledge of design principles and applicable design guides related to electrical design
Preferred Non-Technical Competencies:
• Learning on the Fly
• Problem Solving
• Perseverance
• Patience
• Time Management
• Supports lean concepts
• Self Development
• Customer Focus
• Listening

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