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Senior CAD Drafter

San Diego, CA 92121

Posted: 08/14/2019 Employment Type: Contract Category: Electrical and Electronics Engineers Job Number: 83117

  • Looking for a highly motivated individual to own implementation of a PDM system, create Solidworks models, and perform general drafting duties as directed by our small engineering team. We are implementing a PDM system for our product that is currently moving from the R&D stage to the production release stage.  Additional tasks include creation of a document control system, research on procurement of new parts and materials for our line of high precision vacuum manometers used in the semiconductor manufacturing industry.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned
  • Create Solidworks models based on direction from the mechanical engineers
  • Take the lead on continued implementation of a PDM system to catalog all components of products we manufacture
  • Perform drafting duties associated with all aspects of general CAD work 
  • Help define and implement an Engineering Change Control interface between Engineering and Production teams
  • Assist engineers with research on parts and materials that may be included in our product line
  • Produce high quality documentation for all of above tasks




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Expertise in Solidworks and integration with PDM
  • Expertise in Change Control and Document Control in both Engineering and Production environments
  • Must be a proactive, motivated, self-managing individual willing to take ownership of assigned tasks to drive them to completion with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to communicate well and write reports for internal and external consumption


Required Education/Experience
  • 5+ years experience with Solidworks
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to perform drafting duties including Solidworks modeling
  • Experience with implementing Engineering Change Control and Document Control procedures
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is a big plus
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including Excel and Word
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding proprietary company information
  • Strong Communication Skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, engineering staff, and hourly employees
  • Experience with an ERP package is a plus. Epicor is a big plus


Work Environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to exciting and engaging conversations with engineers, technicians and management personnel on a range of engineering, science and business related topics. This is a manufacturing facility and you will be spending some time on the production floor with moderate levels of noise. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Other Duties
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required by the needs of the company and for personal growth
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