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Talen Energy Drafter Level I in Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Time Type

Full time

Job Description

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Working from verbal or written instructions or rough sketches, make layout and preliminary "study" drawings, layout and detail engineering projects in the assigned discipline (electrical, mechanical, civil/structural, distribution) from designs developed by engineers or drafters of a higher classifications.

  • Using the appropriate tools and equipment, including AutoCAD, develop and prepare neat, accurate and legible detailed engineering drawings of an elementary nature involving basic design work.

  • Assist Drafters of a higher classification in developing and presenting design details to engineering personnel in an intelligible manner.

  • Assist in obtaining field data needed for the development of design drawings.

  • Assist employees of other classifications, as assigned.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or as necessary.


  • High school graduate or equivalent, supplemented by successful completion of a high school vocational-technical curriculum in Drafting or Two semesters of college drafting, and successful completion of an AutoCAD training and Basic Math Skills course which includes geometry and trigonometry. An alternative to these requirements is successful demonstration of AutoCAD capabilities and completion of the Written Entry Level Qualification Examination to demonstrate these skills.

  • Proficient in AutoCAD: Operation, Installation and Troubleshooting. Cad System Used in Fossil Drafting – AutoCad 2021, & Civil 3D AutoCad.

  • Ability to draw and letter neatly and efficiently as demonstrated by examples.

  • General knowledge and experience in the use of various drafting instruments and equipment. Knowledge and experience in the use of a computer and computer- assisted drafting equipment.

  • Valid Pennsylvania motor vehicle operator's license.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, Access etc.

  • Must be Respirator Fit Tested and certified every year to work in plant confined spaces including inside of boilers during outages.

  • Must be Fall Protection certified to work in plant elevated structures and scaffolds.

  • Ability to work at plants which are part Talen Fossil Fleet.

Note: You will have an opportunity to add attachments to your application. Please use this opportunity to upload your resume, cover letter, and any relevant documents .

Thank you for your interest in Talen Energy!

Talen Energy is one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America. We operate power plants that use diverse fuel sources in the most attractive wholesale power markets, and sell energy to wholesale and retail customers in selected competitive markets. Our passion for excellence grows value through safe and efficient operations. We have an inclusive, diverse, respectful and collaborative workplace, and a strong commitment to innovation, teamwork and integrity. We generate energy for a brighter tomorrow.

Talen Energy is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.

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