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CAD Designer in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Job Description

Our client is currently seeking an experienced CAD technician to join their Engineering team. The CAD Technician uses CAD equipment to provide support to engineering and sales teams by preparing routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches and diagrams. The CAD Technician must possess a solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with engineering terminology along with a mechanical aptitude and the ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting CAD equipment and software to develop designs
  • Creates and revises production drawings (detail and assembly drawings)
  • Makes final sketch of proposed drawing, checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project
  • Sketches rough layout of machine and computes angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages and location of holes
  • Utilizes knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete drawings
  • Drafts detailed multi-view drawings of machine and products
  • Draws finished designs from sketches
  • Sets up and maintains an organized file system for production drawings
  • Converts existing production drawings to SolidWorks
  • Communicates with sales, engineering and manufacturing regarding new and revised prints

Job Requirements

  • 3+ Years recent/relevant experience creating detailed 3D drawings for mechanical or industrial equipment
  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD and AutoDesk
  • Familiarity with CAD/CAM equipment and relationship of CAD to CAM
  • Associate degree in computer aided drafting and math, and/or equivalent experience and training
  • Great interpersonal skills - Displays honesty, ethics and integrity always
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills including a positive attitude
  • Strong problem-solving ability and analytical skills
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office and Windows OS
  • Must have prompt and regular attendance, a sense of urgency, self-motivation and discipline, the ability to develop a rapport, and be a team player
  • Minimum of 40 hours per week


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