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Power Delivery CAD Drafter Intern

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7d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


🤑 £37K - £67K

AI generated summary

  • You should have knowledge of drafting principles and techniques, proficiency in AutoCAD, attention to detail, Windows OS skills, and Microsoft Office proficiency for this Power Delivery CAD Drafter Intern position at Leidos.
  • You will complete drafting assignments on various electrical drawings, assist in project deliverables, and work with a team to support high voltage transmission and low voltage distribution projects.

Off-cycle Internship



  • We are seeking a Power Delivery CAD Drafter Intern to work in collaboration with our Distribution, Substation, and Transmission Line Engineers & CAD Drafters in our Chicago, IL office. As a member of our team, you will partner and collaborate with engineers and drafters to solve real world challenges for our utility grid customers. This work will expand upon your current knowledge and skills and will assist you in gaining expertise in the power delivery field.


  • Knowledge of drafting principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Proficiency with the manipulation of vector and raster drawing files in AutoCAD
  • Ability to create and/or modify drawings from engineer-provided markups with a high level of attention to details.
  • Proficiency with Windows operating system environments.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

Area of Responsibilities



  • In this role, you can also expect to gain:
  • National Electric Safety Code (NESC) expertise
  • Interactions with other disciplines (Substation, Protection & Controls, Transmission, Distribution and Civil Structural)
  • Partnering with a Variety of Utility Clients Nationwide
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Real-world experience using Engineering & Design software such as AutoCAD.
  • THE CHALLENGE (Role and Responsibilities)
  • Complete drafting assignments on Protection & Control, SCADA, Communications drawings including but not limited to Single Line Diagrams, Schematics, SCADA and Communication drawings, Control Building Layouts and Elevations, Panel Front Views and Cabinet Layouts, Wiring Diagrams, Interconnection Drawings, AC/DC Station Service drawings and other miscellaneous drawings as required by project scope.
  • Complete drafting assignments on Physical Electrical drawings including but not limited to General Arrangement, Electrical Plans, Electrical Elevations, Sections and Details, Foundation Plans and Details, Structural Details, Grounding Plan and Details, Raceway Plan and Details, Equipment Vendor Files and other drawings as required by project scope.
  • Assist with the preparation of project deliverables including but not limited to engineered drawings, technical reports, project-related correspondence and miscellaneous project documentation.
  • Assist the team with the development of processes and procedures to improve project execution efficiency.
  • Work in a team atmosphere to provide technical and project support for high voltage transmission line projects as well as low voltage distribution projects.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





37050 - 66975 GBP