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Design Drafter I

Date: Dec 3, 2021

Location: Glendale, AZ, US, 85307

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.


Join the leader in underground pipeline construction and get yourself a solid career with solid pay! Take the first step on your path to career advancement; Join us - we’ve got work for the next 100 years!


Our Design Drafters create new distribution and service designs for underground natural gas customers. You will provide cost effective designs and first-class customer service while balancing regulations and engineering standards. 


  • Competitive Benefit Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Vacation/Sick Time and Paid Holidays 
  • Potential Bonus Opportunities 
  • Career Development Opportunities 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Weekly Payroll


  • Perform analysis and quality assurance on gas installation paperwork submitted by field personnel
  • Create drawings according to company standards based on field documentation
  • Must be attentive to detail and possess strong problem-solving skills to generate drawings corresponding with construction requirements
  • Ability to understand construction practices, methods and limitations
  • Perform data entry for incoming and outgoing documentation as required
  • Interpret field documents and translate to required or appropriate company documentation
  • Extensive interaction with field foremen and superintendents
  • Input/check Customer Work Management Information System (WMIS) as required
  • Log and track all data on AC’s and packages received from field personnel into FOMS
  • Facilitate and effectively communicate with Superintendent, General Foremen and Foremen to rectify issues discovered on paperwork
  • Create and maintain detailed spreadsheets and check lists to record construction progress on a daily basis
  • Perform other duties as requested by leadership

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; degree in design or related field preferred
  • Proficient user of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of GIS or similar mapping software is a plus, but not required
  • Experience working with underground utilities is preferred
  • Free-hand drafting required with clear legible handwriting and AUTO CAD experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required; ability to maintain a high level of professionalism when interacting with all customers
  • Strong customer service skills, with the ability to build relationships
  • Excellent analytical skills with high-level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities to be effective and efficient
  • Must be comfortable and effective working in an environment with changing demands, delays and responding to unexpected situations
  • Flexibility to work varying or extended hours based on needs of business

Working Environment

  • Work is performed in a regular office setting with regular visits to warehouse environments as well as construction sites
  • Must be able to read documents and use a computer
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to be mobile within an office, warehouse and construction site environment
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds


  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This job description is subject to change at any time.  It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

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