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Advanced Design Drafting Technician

Job Title: Advanced Design Drafting Technician
Location: McLeansville, North Carolina
Department: Engineering-Hardware
Job Description: Our client, a large defense contractor, has an immediate opening for an Advanced Design Drafting Technician to work from their McLeansville, North Carolina facility.



REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:



  • 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

  • May provide work leadership to lower level drafters

  • 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

  • Instructs drafter in the completion of drawings and specifications

  • May perform the checking of design layouts and detailed drawings

  • Career level position



TCM is an EEO/Vets/Disabled Employer.


Qualifications: Associate's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred 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.



KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:



  • Considerable knowledge of design principles and techniques including computer aided design (CAD)

  • 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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