Drafter B


Massena, US


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.

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.

Military Occupational Specialty Codes
MOS - Army:  
MOS - Marines: 
MOS - Navy


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 $36.23 per hour.


The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email accessibility@nypa.gov. 

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