Electrical Drafters

Develop specifications and instructions for installation of voltage transformers, overhead or underground cables, and related electrical equipment used to conduct electrical energy from transmission lines or high-voltage distribution lines to consumers.
Also called: Associate Drafter, Drafter, Electrical Designer, Engineering Associate


    Engineering and Technology
  • design
  • product and service development
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • administrative services
  • customer service
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security


    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information


Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Adaptability/Flexibility


    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Intergraph INtools
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • PEDYN P2000
    Project management software
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Project Management


    certificate after high school
    bachelor's degree

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