Mechanical Draftsman/Designer

Location: Santa Rosa, California
Date Posted: 09-06-2018
COMPANY: ETS, Inc.
JOB TITLE: Mechanical Draftsman/Designer
DEPARTMENT: Production
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1
REPORTS TO: Manager, Mechanical Design  
SUPERVISES: N/A

SUMMARY:
The Mechanical Draftsman/Designer is responsible for using best practices to create mechanical designs, drawings, and Bills of Materials (BOMs) in three (3) levels (entry, intermediate, and advanced) and is responsible for modification of AutoCAD drawing layouts, drawings and responsible for managing client design concerns and alterations.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Designs and modifies drawing layouts utilizing the newest version of AutoCAD software.
  • Creates accurate and detailed manifests/BOMs for construction drawings and enters BOMs into the maximum retail price (MRP) system.
  • Researches, reviews, and prepares mechanical installation drawings per project requirements.
  • Researches, reviews and prepares as-built and architectural drawings per project requirements and makes corrections and revisions as needed for release to customer.
  • Researches and reviews customer specifications.
  • Researches and develops layout drawings as required.
  • Reviews entry-level and peer-review intermediate level drawings for accuracy.
  • Visits on-site locations to obtain project information.
  • Trains newly hired Mechanical Designers.
  • Establishes engineering design plans with Project Engineer.
  • Determines if system layout requires additional engineering materials and layout review.
  • Works with Project Engineer to develop project log.
  • Fosters long-term relationships and optimizes processes to enhance performance.
  • Ensures compliance with all company, state, and federal regulations.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Associates degree in computer aided drafting (CAD), or other related field or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Experience using 3D CAD (Inventor and/or Solidworks) is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.
  • Experience in industrial plant layouts including package handling or structural detailing is preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of structural steel applications (e.g., angle, tube, channel, and sheet).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Sharp attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to document and organize multiple projects and revisions.
  • Ability to follow department procedures and standards when detailing drawings.
  • Ability to respond calmly and make rational decisions when handling customer demands.
  • Ability to operate in mentally and physically stressful situations.
  • Ability to work independently while managing multiple projects at one time.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet strict deadlines, identify and address problems in a timely manner.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • A record of satisfactory performance and reliability in all prior and current employment.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to read computer screens, email and talk on the phone.
  • Ability to bend, reach, kneel, twist and grip items while working at assigned desk area.
  • Ability to respond to visual and aural cues.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and distance vision.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Ability to lift up to ten (10) pounds.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an office setting.
  • Interaction with team members and clients in both remote and on-site locations.
  • Occasional in and out-of-state travel with some overnight stays as needed.
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