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Parsons Corporation SCA-Drafter/CAD Operator III in Fort Worth, Texas

SCA-Drafter/CAD Operator III


Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

General requirements:

  • This operator works closely with design originators, preparing drawings or computer models of complex, or original designs that include multiple view, and detail drawings, require considerable drafting skill to visualize and portray.

  • The operator works from sketches, computer models and verbal information supplied by an architect, engineer or designer to determine the most appropriate views, detail drawings, and supplementary information needed to complete assignments.

  • This operator selects required information from computer programs, manufacturers' catalogs and technical guides.

  • Supervisor or design originator may suggest methods of approach or provide advice on unusually difficult problems.

  • This worker may occasionally interpret general designs prepared by others to complete minor details, may provide advice and guidance to lower level drafters or serve as coordinator and planner for large and complex drafting projects.

Specific duties are:

  • Understands reference/model file concept for preparation of facility construction drawing package.

  • Able to manipulate multiple reference/model files to prepare specific discipline plan drawing and section/details.

  • Able to work independently, with a minimum or no supervision from the engineer.

  • Able to interpret and incorporate client’s CAD standards.

  • Proficient with MicroStation.

  • Checks the validity of drawing contents prior to adding to the inventory

  • Ensures the proper filing of drawings

  • Provides copies of drawings upon request

  • Reformats drawings for electronic archiving

  • Accepts incoming drawing packages from Drafting Coordinator.

  • Scans hardcopies to PDF to preserve the signatures.

  • Uploads scanned files into ProjectWise software.

  • Matches PDF files to their corresponding file.

  • When no hard copies are provided, creates PDF files from stored folder when directed the project is complete.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

High school diploma is required.

  • Must be computer savvy and a fast learner.

  • 8 plus years of Computer Aided Drafting experience, knowledge of ProjectWise (a suite of software aimed at helping "manage, find, and share CAD and geospatial content, project data, and Office documents), and Microstation (aproduct for 2- and 3-design and drafting) are required.

  • Good oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, are prerequisites.

Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed. Must be trustworthy and competent.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.