Under general supervision, Draftsman is responsible for preparing detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.
• Develop detailed design drawings and specifications for mechanical equipment, dies, tools, and controls, using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment.
• Produce three-dimensional models, using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
• Lay out and draw schematic, orthographic, or angle views to depict functional relationships of components, assemblies, systems, and machines.
• Modify and revise designs to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems.
• Review and analyze specifications, sketches, drawings, ideas, and related data to assess factors affecting component designs and the procedures and instructions to be followed.
• Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment — Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
• Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
• Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
• Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
• Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
• Create graphical representations of mechanical equipment.
• Create images or other visual displays.
• Design electromechanical equipment or systems.
• Analyze design or requirements information for mechanical equipment or systems.
• Verify mathematical calculations.
• Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
• Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
• Computers—Knowledge of modern computing and software programs such as Microsoft Office, Auto-Cad, SolidWorks
• Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
• Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications
• English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
• Mathematical Reasoning — The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
• Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
• Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
• Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
• Talk to and interview others to obtain a variety of information.
• Prepare and organize a variety of information.
• Effectively maintain good relations during contracts.
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers, outside agencies and the public.
• Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure that own behavior is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the company.
• Communicates Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
• Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the company and to create new opportunities.
• Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
• Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the company.
• Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interest of the company.
• Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals and track details/data/information/activities.
• Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results.
• Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
Typical Physical Activities:
• Work at a desk for an extended period of time.
• Work in an office environment, lift and move objects up to 15 pounds such as large binders, books, and small office equipment.
• Sufficient finger/hand coordination and dexterity to operate and adjust office equipment.
• Regularly uses a telephone for communication.
• Use office equipment such as computers, copiers and FAX machines.
• Sits for extended periods of time.
• Hearing and vision within normal ranges with or without correction.
• Standard workweek but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet project milestones.
• Usually will work in an office environment but the purpose of the project may sometimes take employee to non-standard workplace.
• Sun exposure: 10% or less work time spent outside a building and exposed to the sun.
• Irregular or extended work hours: Occasionally required to change working hours or work overtime.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Four years of increasingly responsible experience in mechanical drafting.
Any combination of education and experience which would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in drafting, mechanical engineering or closely related field of study, OR any combination of education and experience which would likely provide the necessary knowledge and abilities deemed appropriate by the General Manager.