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Drafter/CAD Operator 2 - ERC

Company: Engineering Research
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Drafter/Cad Operator II

Huntsville/Redstone Arsenal, AL ERC is a servant-leader oriented company with approximately 2,100 employees and multiple contracts across the US. - We believe that our culture has a direct influence on the job satisfaction of our employees and is reflected in the outstanding quality of service received by our customers. - Your role: In your role as a Drafter/Cad Operator, you will directly support a variety of Department of Defense weapon system programs. In this role you will work as a member of the Energetics Division design team to design test fixtures, gun stands, structures and mechanical mechanisms. You will be responsible for creating 3D models, shop and fabrication drawings, and converting survey data into map overlays, as well as assembling, modifying and troubleshooting hardware for an array of mechanical devices. You will also work supporting the MOUT Target Facility, which produces targets made from concrete and masonry materials. Duties would include understanding industry standards, construction oversight, and QA/QC. This position very hands on and you can expect to split your time equally between the office and the field. - What you'll do all day:

  • Work as part of a team supporting Engineers testing Military weapons.
  • Apply Army and OSHA regulations into Designs.
  • Safely apply designs into test fixtures and ensure proper fit/function.
  • Customize designs into a working application.
  • Monitor, adjust and ensure quality to concrete targets. You will love this job if you:
    • Are a self-starter and require little oversight to complete given tasks.
    • Enjoy a fast-paced work environment.
    • Appreciate working on varying tasks and not working one task for long periods of time.
    • Enjoy creating and implementing designs.
    • Like hands-on work and not sitting at a desk all day, every day.
    • Love working with diverse groups of individuals, including engineers and technicians.
    • Are good at communicating with people.
    • Have a positive attitude.
    • Enjoy multitasking. Minimum requirements for this position:
      • Must have a HS/GED education - 1 year of vocational school training in electrical or mechanical engineering drafting and 1 year of applicable experience in three dimensional (3D) computer aided design (CAD).
      • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Solidworks or equivalent Software. -
      • Working knowledge of drafting specs and engineering principles.
      • Ability to use measuring equipment such as: calipers, mics and gauges.
      • Basic understanding of mechanical processes and machine shop techniques.
      • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Strong communications skills with ability to understand and express ideas verbally and in writing.
      • Ability to work with your hands; assemble, modify and troubleshoot hardware.
      • Will be required to work inside and outside in all weather conditions.
      • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Government security clearance.
      • Must be a US Citizen. What we offer:
        • Competitive salaries.
        • Continuing education assistance.
        • Professional development allotment.
        • Multiple healthcare benefit packages.
        • 401K with employer matching.
        • Paid time off (PTO) along with federally recognized holiday schedule.

Keywords: Engineering Research, Huntsville , Drafter/CAD Operator 2 - ERC, Engineering , Huntsville, Alabama

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