Assistant Electrical Detailer

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Assistant Electrical Detailer

Chicago, Illinois Contract Job ID: 2210146924
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Assistant Electrical Detailer in Chicago, IL. 

List of Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing field data in via ArcGIS Online. Data is collected by a subcontractor and is available realtime to the BMcD team in the office.
  • Work directly in DTE’s ESRI ArcMap system to choose compatible units applicable to the scope at each pole.
  • Understanding of scope and ownership of the creation of planning/construction packages for dozens of circuits and hundreds of poles on DTE’s system.
  • Opportunity to drive continuous improvement throughout all phases of the project. This work is unit-based, so any and all ideas for efficiencies, imporovements, opportunities to utilize technology to innovate and automate, are welcome.
  • Opportunity to expand the role to include:
  • Data analysis within ArcGIS Pro
  • Creation of ArcGIS Online Collector and WebApps for subcontractor and BMcD design use
  • Lead and/or provide input on weekly calls with subcontractors and clients
  • Contribute to proposals and estimates
  • Provide updates regarding the hours, schedule, milestones, and project design status.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to other designers as needed.
  • Provide timely and accurate responses to client questions and concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Designer with experience executed civil or electrical design packages
  • Must be a self-starter and highly motivated to learn new technical skillsets continually
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of substation, transmission, or distribution line design experience
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in CAD or GIS field from an accredited program
  • Thrives in challenging environments, able to work well under pressure
  • Individual looking to help build a team, onboard & train others, as well as gain experience in overhead distribution – the DTE 4.8kV Hardening program
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
For information please click on the following link: E-Verify