CAD Drafter

Hanover, MD 00012

Posted: 07/15/2019 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80289
Creates new and/or revises existing drawings using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, and bills of material for our products
Determines scaling; inserts necessary reference planes, centering and dimension lines, hidden line interpolations, and sectioning; prepares specifications for parts, assemblies, and installations; prepares complete production detail drawings; contributes design modifications to improve quality of product or facilitate manufacturing operations
Checks drawings versus the project input for correctness and conformance to standard engineering drafting practices and standards
Works with engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and ECN/ECR documentation
Creates Engineering Change Notices detailing the necessary changes to released designs, updates drawings/models/BOMs as needed, and routes change requests through the approval process
Creates and revises documentation detailing assembly and/or testing
May work with system management including file maintenance, backup and storage
Works within project plans
Produces, changes or checks simple to semi-complex mechanical drawings and assemblies
Researches, generates and checks drawing changes
Researches and interfaces with vendors on products that meet job design requirements
Uses the Engineering Change database to implement changes in a design document to cut costs where needed and record changes that are needed to improve on a product
Works under minimal supervision
Handles unexpected demands and adapts to new situations
Assists engineers in the design and development of complex and detailed layouts of printed circuit boards Participates in developing designs of new or modified high-density printed circuit boards
May define design standards and configurations
Works from preliminary schematics, part lists, and basic description of the board function, configuration, and arrangement as defined by engineering
May perform the checking of design layouts and detailed drawings 
A minimum of three years of experience in hardware and/or system design with Level 2 or equivalent documentation.
Experience with 3-D modeling of mechanical hardware assemblies, as well as 3-D spacial models for installation feasibility studies and/or concept marketing type presentations.
Familiar with the use of CAD configuration management tools and techniques
Familiar with the creation of manufacturing support files created from the CAD models
Familiar with sheet metal fabrication design guides, and electrical cable and wire harness documentation practices
Associate's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Considerable knowledge of design principles and techniques including computer aided design (CAD)
Department of Defense TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Maryland NSA TS SCI CI Poly Or FSP will be considered!
Trained/ experienced in the use of current strategic CAD tools (Pro-E/Creo or Solid Works preferred)
Considerable knowledge of design documentation standards (e.g ASME Y14.5M, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing)
Considerable knowledge of simple mechanical stress; structural, thermal and tolerance analysis
Considerable knowledge of material requirements, fabrication techniques, and manufacturability
Possesses considerable problem solving and collaborative skills
Demonstrates initiative, applies personal talent to practical solutions
Works within the trade space defined (cost / schedule / technology)
Applies knowledge effectively in team environment
Able to accept and integrate constructive feedback
Demonstrates the ability to weigh risks and make progress in the face of uncertainty
Willingly takes on problems and commits to solutions
Considerable proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Considerable written and verbal communications skills
Fulfills role as a reliable team member and understands own role within team
Manages time to ensure an assignment's completion
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