CAD Designer

Adecco is assisting a local client recruiting for a current CAD Designer position in Lynchburg VA. This is a temp-to-hire opportunity. If you meet the qualifications listed below, please Apply Now!

Position Summary:  Uses CAD to provide timely support to Engineers by preparing conveyor and wireway layouts, detail drawings, assembly drawings, sketches & diagrams. Details include all views and dimensions necessary for manufacture.  Makes copies of drawings and maintains information regarding changes to database.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop designs using computer assisted design/drafting (AutoCAD or designated CAD package) equipment and software.
  • Measure existing equipment and areas in the Shop and off site to gather information necessary for designing and drawing parts.
  • Generate rough sketches of parts required to satisfy needs identified in the Shop; make final sketches/drawings of the proposed parts; verifying dimensions, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.
  • Complete CAD drawings from personal sketches and from sketches and/or written and verbal descriptions provided by other personnel, utilizing knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials, and other physical sciences; achieve understanding necessary for completeness and accuracy by asking appropriate questions as needed.
  • Create and revise production drawings (detail and assembly drawings).
  • Draft detailed multi-view drawings as required to properly fabricate needed parts.
  • Communicate intelligently with Shop personnel, Engineering, and Manufacturing regarding new and revised prints and designs.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by CAD Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to make substantial layout and design decisions, but refer more difficult questions/problems to Engineers or Supervisor.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Solid understanding of drafting techniques and familiarity with engineering terminology.
  • Mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.
  • Familiarity with CAD/CAM equipment and relationship of CAD to CAM.
  • Strong computer skills (Windows, general file manipulation, Outlook, Excel, AutoCAD or similar PC-based CAD system
  • High school or GED with Associate's degree in Engineering or Computer Aided Drafting with strong math background, and/or equivalent experience and training

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of conveyor design and operation
  • Ability to program with AutoCAD
  • Ability to work with Inventor CAD software

Other Requirements:

  • Dependable
  • Works with minimal supervision
  • Handles interruptions with minimal loss in productivity
  • Works overtime as needed
  • Reliable transportation

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