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  Pittsburgh, PA  

Job Category:

Industrial Commercial Energy

Position Type:


Min Education:

HS Diploma

Minimum Experience:

2+ years

Ref ID:




Position Description:

We are looking for a DESIGNER to join our ICE DEPARTMENT to improve infrastructure in our PITTSBURGH office. Candidates must have a high school diploma and a minimum of two years of drafting experience in the natural gas industry is preferred. Knowledge of personal computer hardware and software configurations and familiarity with AutoCAD 3D is required. A technical degree and knowledge of MicroStation and/or ESRI is a plus. Excellent technical writing, organization and communication skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work well with others. A flexible hybrid-remote work schedule available after 90 days of employment. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Prepare computer drafted natural gas pipeline as-builts and mechanical detail drawings
  • Reproduce historic pipeline drawings in AutoCAD
  • Generate bill of materials
  • Ability to work independently
  • Print working drawings using a plotter
  • Create estimated time requirements for projects
  • Attend project-specific meetings to determine CAD schedules
  • Save project-specific data on a daily and weekly basis
  • Operate a scanner to duplicate project documents and scan field notes
  • Complete pipeline 'as-built' drawings from field notes, historic documents, survey data, etc.
  • Complete 811 design requests and coordinate responses to obtain 3rd party infrastructure
  • Verify and organize field visit survey notes
  • Assist Project Managers as needed
  • Attend meetings as needed
  • Maintain excellent client relations
  • Maintain a safe working environment


  • High School Diploma required


  • 2+ years of related experience required
  • Knowledge of personal computer hardware and software configurations and familiarity with AutoCAD 3D is required.
  • A technical degree and knowledge of MicroStation and/or ESRI is a plus.


About Wade Trim:

Wade Trim is committed to maximizing the value of infrastructure investments. We've been solving complex engineering challenges for nearly a century. We customize our work approach to fit each project using a collaborative, friendly style to deliver solutions our clients can stand behind.

Our supportive culture recognizes and strives to fulfill collective client, company, and individual needs. Mentoring and building skills of Wade Trim staff is a priority. Frequent interaction among staff is encouraged, company leadership is easily accessible, and opportunities are provided for staff to help shape the firm's future through strategic planning. Work/life balance is supported through a flexible, hybrid work schedule that brings team members together in the office at least two days a week and connects them virtually when working from home.

To solve our clients' toughest challenges, we've devoted ourselves to delivering innovative solutions. Our Office of Applied Technology (OAT) is dedicated to seeking new technologies or ways to apply existing technologies to enhance value to our clients and positively impact communities. All staff are encouraged to share ideas and suggestions for innovative technologies or processes to adopt. This open-minded approach enables us to advance technology, foster innovation, and stay ahead of our clients' needs.

Wade Trim's success is shared by the employees that make it happen. Since our beginning, our firm has been 100% employee owned. This cultivates an ownership mindset that benefits our work approach, collaborative culture, and ability to deliver client solutions. We believe employee ownership drives the sustainability and growth of our firm and provides all our employees with opportunities for financial success.

What We Offer:

Our excellent salary and benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, education reimbursement, 401(k), performance bonuses, and an employee stock program. Employee Resource Groups and Programs offered include the Young Professionals Group, Women at Wade Trim, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Professional Development, Leadership Development, Rotation Program, Mentor Program, Sustainability Program, and Wellness Program.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in a friendly environment, please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section of our website at and reference job number 1714.

Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Wade Trim is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer