Senior CAD Drafter/Designer in Carson, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Job Description

Senior CAD Drafter/Designer

Job Description

Applies scientific principles to design, structure development, machines, tools, systems or manufacturing processes. Predicts operation and economics of items under specific operating conditions.

  • CAD Drafting/Design
    • The go-to guru for drawing standards, SolidWorks, and PDM
    • Creates and modifies detailed drawings using CAD hardware and software from sketches, layouts or notes provided by engineering.
    • Completes details of major layout drawings prepared by others in accordance with standard engineering drafting practices.
    • Ability to perform complex tolerance analysis
    • Combines various details from sketches, drawings, or blueprints and makes required calculations.
    • Incumbent works from data such as previous drawings, layouts, detailed sketches, notes, verbal instructions, and standard references directed by engineers
    • Contributes design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product.
    • Checks drawing plots versus the project input for correctness and conformance to standards.
    • Works with engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and ECN/ECR documentation.
    • Final drawings must display completeness, clarity, and accuracy
  • Drawing/ECR Management
    • Manage PDM system
    • Manage ECR/ECN process
    • Primary administrator and interface with SolidWorks

Skills & Qualifications

  • 2-year technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer/drafter course (or equivalent)
  • 8+ years of relevant experience with mechanical design/drafting of electronics.
  • 5+ years of experience in the RF industry is desirable

  • Experience using SolidWorks and SolidWorks PDM

  • SolidWorks Certifications
    • CSWA – Mechanical Design; minimum
    • CSWE – Mechanical Design; preferred or willing to obtain
    • CSWP – Mechanical Design; desirable or willing to obtain
    • CPPA; desirable or willing to obtain


23301 S. Wilmington Ave
Carson, California, 90745
United States