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Drafter B


Lewiston, US


This is a Bargaining Unit position.


Under direct supervision prepares drawings, plans, and layouts, with all required details, from data originally prepared by others. Works from oral or written instructions, marked prints, sketches, and standard references, to produce a complete drawing with a minimum of assistance from others.   Assists in taking and recording field measurements and data. Performs other duties such as preparation of bills-of-material, compilation of data and filing. Works with others of higher classifications, and may assist and check the work of others in this and lower classification.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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Education, Experience and Certifications

One year’s satisfactory experience as Drafter “A” or equivalent. Ability to perform routine calculations using standard handbook formula. Must be familiar with, and capable of using, catalogs and reference books containing engineering data and instructions.

Required minimum AAS in Engineering Design & Drafting Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology. Four year degree preferred.

Physical Requirements

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Hourly rates for union-represented employees are collectively bargained by the New York Power Authority and IBEW. The negotiated pay rate for this position is $35.00 per hour.


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