jamesb4
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About

• Several years of experience in the industry.
• Knowledgeable in taking design projects from conceptual stage through production stage, working with engineers and designers.
• Demonstrated skills in coordinating the efforts of various engineers and designers.
• Proven abilities in working with all types of design/drafting personnel as well as overseeing all aspects of the Design Services Department: i.e., drafting documentation, scanning, microfilm, print room, etc.
• Skilled in using CAD systems (Bentley MicroStation CONNECT Edition, ProjectWise, Descartes, IRAS/B, TriForma, GeoCoordinator & Autodesk AutoCAD) for electrical and mechanical 2D design/drafting.

Experience

  • Senior Computer Aided Designer Parsons International · Full-time Aug 2018 – Present 3 yrs 1 mos undefined, NH, United States Worked closely with design originators, preparing drawings or computer models of complex, or original designs that included multiple views, and detail drawings, requiring considerable drafting skills to visualize and portray using MicroStation CONNECT Edition and ProjectWise. Currently working remotely from home-based office.
    Operated from sketches, computer models and verbal information supplied by an architect, engineer, or designer to decide the most proper views, detail drawings, and supplementary information needed to complete assignments.
  • Drafter III Zachry Nuclear Engineering · Full-time Mar 2016 – Jan 2018 1 yrs 10 mos undefined, CT, United States Working in the Electrical / I&C Engineering department performed CAD design/checking of single lines, panel and cable schedules, cable trays, conduit layouts, schematics & wiring diagrams without supervision for client’s Dominion Energy (Millstone Power Station) as well as Duke Energy Carolinas (Brunswick, Catawba, Harris, Oconee & Robinson) power plants.
    Produced quality 2D drawings in MicroStation V8i SELECTseries & AutoCAD. Trained a small group of drafters. Had unescorted security clearance to work onsite as well as remotely for client’s nuclear plants using Citrix file management system.
  • Designer II Power Engineers, INC. · Full-time Apr 2015 – Feb 2016 10 mos undefined, MA, United States Functioning in the Power Delivery Distribution Services Department performed CAD design of overhead and underground Primary & Secondary distribution lines (4kV through 35kV) using AutoCAD Utility Design 2014 software.
    Created many conceptual & detailed design drawings, exhibit maps & primary one-lines for the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Hazard Mitigation Project, which aided LIPA in the analysis of facilities to show system upgrades that improved reliability and reduced storm related outages.
  • Drafter Altran North America · Full-time Sep 2014 – Apr 2015 7 mos undefined, MA, United States Working in the Power Delivery group performed CAD drafting of elementary & wiring diagrams as well as site plans & one-line drawings for Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) and Bluewave Capital using AutoCAD & MicroStation V8i software.
    Supplied multi-discipline drafting support by producing various electrical schematics, loop drawings, panel cut-out drawings, mechanical layout drawings and assembly drawings using current technology. Executed self-check on my own drawings for conformance to engineering standards and practices.
  • Senior Computer Aided Designer Comcast Corporation · Full-time Nov 2012 – Jan 2014 1 yrs 2 mos undefined, NH, United States Designed and modified existing layouts of coax and fiber routing. Created and changed detailed drawings using MicroStation V8i CAD software from sketches and layouts provided by engineering.
    Retrieved data from topography map database and link coax cable for different geographical area. Took direction from group leader and performed tasks as instructed.
  • Electrical Designer National Grid · Full-time Jun 2001 – Jun 2010 9 yrs undefined, MA, United States Aided in the creation of geographic maps detailing the electric transmission & generation infrastructure of New England & New York (69kV & above) using MicroStation/J (GeoCoordinator/GeoGraphics), Maptech Terrain Navigator Pro, Adobe Acrobat & Adobe Illustrator.
    Created various schematic diagrams, one-line diagrams, relay diagrams, conduit & cable schedules, and material lists per engineer’s field change packages. Scanned manual hardcopy drawings using Intergraph Anatech Scansmith and updated with MicroStation IRAS/B.

Education

  • Shawsheen Valley Technical Diploma, Drafting 1980 – 1984

Other experience

  • Microsoft Office Proficient in Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, Outlook, Outlook Express, PowerPoint and Visio.

Licenses & Certifications

  • none none Jan 2021 – Present