Design Technician - San Ramon, CA in San Ramon, CA at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    San Ramon, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/24/2019

Job Description

Job ID: #16426

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Design Technician in San Ramon, CA.   This is a contract-to-direct hire assignment with anticipated direct hire employment after 6 months.   Our client is seeking an outgoing, self-motivated individual looking for a company where they can continue to grow their skill set!

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise specializing in the recruitment of professionals throughout the United States.  With two corporate offices, over 20 years of experience, and a presence in 30+ states, we are well-positioned to service employers, employees, and candidates across every discipline.  Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

Our Client
Our Client provides comprehensive engineering, consulting and automation services to pipelines, utilities and industrial customers.  With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, over 1,000 professionals provide expertise in Pipeline Engineering, Process Safety Management and Industrial Solutions.

Summary

Design Technician applies developing technical expertise to solve simple problems, and management skills to provide oversight of work in a specific area of developing expertise, with close supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop skills in their field of study, and the ability to work with some degree of independence.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities may include GPS survey, overhead/underground line locating, inspections, testing, and documentation of power distribution, gas distribution, ROW, compressors, and other related facilities
  • Complete design task for associated utility design projects. Tasks include but are not limited to drafting, engineering calculations, easement validation; design/construction cost estimating & permit package development.
  • Managing multiple projects in order to assure timely, successful completion for projects resulting in high levels of customer satisfaction and company/departmental goal achievements.
  • Ability to review Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for update or conflict
  • Coordinate projects for construction across multiple departments to accomplish timely construction and meet customer, crew member or client needs within a negotiated timeframe
  • Learn and incorporate company safety rules and policies, company design standards and governing authority regulations into daily work and designs. Designs will meet all requirements of applicable company safety standards, company distribution construction standards, and governing authority regulations


Required Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of general construction or utility experience preferred
  • High School Diploma required. Technical certificate in drafting or other technical skill preferred.
  • Basic design skills, AutoCAD or Microstation knowledge preferred
  • Ability to understand instructions and independently carry out instructed tasks
  • Detail and quality oriented. Must be comfortable reading and interpreting technical documentation including blue prints, construction specifications and other items.
  • Strong communication and customer skills.
  • Must have own vehicle and ability to travel if required.
  • Ability to grow into responsibility for managing long term client program work
  • Unquestioned business and personal integrity

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Ability to work in hot, cold, or inclement climate conditions, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the Firm.
  • Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Vision to read printed materials.
  • Use of computer and related systems management equipment, as well as, corrosion testing equipment and tools.
  • 20-30% travel required, including overnight travel and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in designated areas.

Opportunities with RCS change daily.  For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at www.rcs.jobs

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.