Configuration Manager/Designer/Drafter (CMDM)

Location: Gilbert, AZ
Date Posted: 10-31-2018
Configuration Manager/Designer/Drafter
(Principals only please - no recruiters or agencies)
Local candidates only - relocation not available.
Position Reports To:                                                                     Department: Engineering
Location: Gilbert, AZ                                                                      Status: Full Time/Salary/Exempt/Not Safety       

Experienced CAD Designer with a background in manufacturing configuration and drafting. The candidate will be the lead drafter/designer for a mobile security surveillance system that includes shelters, workstations, equipment racks, towers and trailers. Candidate should have extensive experience in modeling, drafting and designing elements, objects, and articles to meet project requirements. Candidate should have experience using the Mentor Graphics CAD application suite, CATS inspection software and Linux based operating systems.

Experience and Skills:
  • Requires a related AA degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience in Engineering Drafting/Design/Mechanical Drafting
  • 2-4 years related experience
  • Excellent skill & knowledge of CATIA/SolidWorks (creating & editing drawings), Solid/Edge and AUTOCAD
  • Strong understanding of drafting procedures, Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T), ANSI/ASME standards, and experience with mechanical components and BOMs
  • Drafting, Composite Modeling, and Surfacing
  • Able to translate data using IGES, Step, Model or other appropriate method
  • Knowledge in electronics, PC board and schematic layouts a plus
  • Proficient with measuring instruments
  • Familiar with hydraulics, tube bending, wire harnesses, fuel systems, composite lay-up, assembly and mill fixture tooling.
  • Meticulous accuracy and high speed in drafting work and record keeping
  • Familiar with PDM system (file management)
  • Self-driven, quick learner, analytical and problem solver
  • Excellent verbal, written, listening and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be a team player, willing to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Able to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance
  • Prepares mechanical sketches and drawings by rendering sectional, auxiliary, and multi-views, sub-assemblies, pictorials, dimensions, and developments; producing two- and three-dimensional orthographic projections using computer aided design (CAD); and pictorial techniques; producing three-dimensional (3-D) models including 3-D and spherical coordinates
  • Prepares mechanical detail drawings by developing applications and calculations of castings, forgings, stampings, machined components, gears, cams, bearings, belt and drive chains, splines, linkages, hydraulics, and pneumatics; producing fit specifications and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Utilize 3D CAD software to draft detailed working drawings of assembly and piece parts from general design 3D models
  • Setup and preparation of detailed project drawings
  • Work closely with Project Managers, Engineers, Designers, and other Technicians to provide drawings on schedule
  • Recommends changes or modifications as appropriate
  • Modify and revise drawings to reflect design changes, correct errors and reduce production problems as required by Engineering Change Requests and Engineering Change Orders (ECRs/ECOs)
  • Perform design work and indicate important information necessary to make detailed drawings clear and complete
  • Understand critical geometric tolerances and fits
  • Reproduce, organize and file drawings, specifications and procedures as needed
  • Interact with other departments and engineers to resolve problems and answer questions
  • Layer management and usage
  • Drawing scales as they relate to text, dimensions, lines, viewports, etc.
  • Prepares and models final layout, detail and assembly drawings
  • Draft multiple views of mechanical assemblies, sub-assemblies, layouts, wiring diagrams, and associated bills of material
  • Show dimensions, materials to be used, and other information necessary to make assembly drawings clear and complete
  • Works with engineering to identify problems with performance or tool life and recommends solutions or enhancements
  • Cross-sections and profiles
  • Expert knowledge of drafting, dimensioning, tolerancing and manufacturing processes
  • Prepares supporting information by developing bills of materials; standard parts, and fasteners
  • Must be able to assemble Level 3 drawing packages
  • Follows safety precautions
  • Ensures that the work area and equipment are kept clean
  • Complies with established QMS procedures
  • Perform QA/QC on drawing files
  • Other responsibilities as assigned 
Physical Demands & Work Environment
  • Work is performed in an office setting
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see
  • May occasionally be required to life moderately heavy objects (up to 25 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Must be able to read, write and speak in English
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