Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Drafting & Design Jobs

Vista Projects offers a variety of electrical, instrumentation & controls drafting & design job opportunities.

Electrical Instrumentation Controls Drafting & Design jobs

The specifics of each EIC drafting and design role depend on the project and client requirements. When an opportunity with Vista becomes available, the details of each opening will be included in the job posting.

Please view our current opportunities to see if there is an EIC drafting and design job you want to apply for. You may also be interested in our electrical engineering or instrumentation & controls engineering job descriptions.

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The information on this page is not a current opportunity, it is a general description of the job an EIC drafter or designer performs at Vista. We might not be hiring right now but we always look to expand our network of talented people. If you’re interested in working at Vista in an EIC drafting or design role, we encourage you to apply for future opportunities.

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Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Drafting & Design Jobs in Calgary

As with all roles at Vista, we employ EIC drafters and designers at multiple competency and experience levels. All EIC drafting and design jobs with Vista are in Calgary, Alberta, either at our head office or a nearby satellite office. These include:

While there are certainly overlapping responsibilities, the expectations for each role are different. Following are the duties and experience expected for each level of EIC drafter or designer.

Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls (EIC) Drafter

An EIC Drafter at Vista is expected to have:

  • Experience drafting single-line diagrams (SLDs), area classification drawings, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor/variable frequency drive (VFD) schematics, cable schedules, electrical heat trace (EHT) isometrics, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD software

In addition, experience with design software such as CADWorx, SmartPlant, AutoPLANT, and PDMS is an asset.

Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls (EIC) Designer

Vista expects an Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls (EIC) Designer to:

  • Produce oil facility-related drawing packages, including SLDs, area classification drawings, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor/VFD schematics, cable schedules, EHT isometrics, etc.
  • Perform demand load calculations, voltage drop calculations, cable tray fill calculations, etc.
  • Participate in the requisition of electrical equipment such as switch-gears, MCC, UPS, EHT panels, e-Houses, etc.
  • Interpret information from vendor electrical drawings, P&IDs, LDTs, isometrics, etc., and visualize client requirements

Senior Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls (EIC) Designer

Vista expects an EIC Designer to have:

  • Experience with production of oil facility related drawing packages including SLDs, area classification drawings, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor/VFD schematics, cable schedules, EHT isometrics, etc.
  • Extensive experience with demand load calculations, voltage drop calculations, cable tray fill calculations, etc. and the ability to thoroughly check others’ calculations
  • Experience with the requisition of electrical equipment such as switch-gears, MCC, UPS, EHT panels, e-Houses, etc. is considered an asset
  • Ability to interpret information from vendor electrical drawings, P&IDs, LDTs, isometrics, etc., and visualize client requirements

Lead Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls (EIC) Designer

A Lead EIC Designer at Vista must have:

  • Broad experience with the production of oil facility-related drawing packages including SLDs, area classification drawings, electrical layouts, JB wiring diagrams, motor/VFD schematics, cable schedules, EHT isometrics, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of demand load calculations, voltage drop calculations, cable tray fill calculations, etc. and the ability to thoroughly check these calculations and make recommendations to the lead electrical engineer
  • Experience with the requisition of electrical equipment such as switch-gears, MCC, UPS, EHT panels, e-Houses, etc.
  • The ability to independently review and interpret information from vendor electrical drawings, P&IDs, LDTs, isometrics, etc., and visualize client requirements

Apply for Future EIC Drafting and Design Opportunities

For over 30 years, the success of our business has hinged on the quality of our people. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who are also smart, humble, honest and hardworking. These qualities are part of life at a top employer. If working at Vista appeals to you, please use the button at the top of this page to apply for future EIC drafting and design opportunities.

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