CAD Drafter

Lindsay Precast, Inc.

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Colorado Springs, CO
First Shift

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Job Details

Job Location:    CO - Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, CO
Position Type:    Full Time
Education Level:    Not Specified
Salary Range:    $18.00
Travel Percentage:    None
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Design


Under direction of the Production Scheduler, the CAD Designer will provide support to Project Managers by preparing routine layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches & designs. The CAD Designer will also be exposed to a 3D software similar to Solidworks and Inventor called Allplan. 

 Essential Functions:

  • Uses computer assisted design/drafting (AutoCAD) equipment and software to develop designs;
  • Create and revise 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 product and computes angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages, and location of holes;
  • Drafts detailed multiview drawings of products;
  • Draws finished designs from sketches;
  • Update Drafting and Engineering Standards;
  • Responsible for maintaining an organized file system for Production Drawings;
  • Communicate with Fabrication, QA, Engineering, and Manufacturing regarding new and revised prints.
  • Research and apply city, county, and state design standards and specifications
  • Create engineered drawings from an already manufactured part or assembly.
  • Assisting supervisor and Project Managers on creating submittal information.
  • Understanding of revision levels and ongoing drawing improvements.

Note: Other duties and special projects as requested.  

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year experience and highly proficient with AutoCAD.
  • Preferred minimum 1 year experience in a manufacturing, fabrication, or machining facility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in reading, writing, math, and operational logic;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Able to handle various details in a stressful situation;
  • Self-starter with a very high standard of expectation for self;
  • Positive attitude toward other employees, customers, and supervisors;
  • Excellent work ethic - punctuality, accuracy.