Work With Us Careers Senior Mechanical Designer

Job Post Date:

Jan 18, 2018


Carlsbad, CA


Drafting and Design

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Experience using CAD tools (SolidWorks preferred) in the creation of complex electromechanical models, fabrication drawings and assembly drawings.
• Experienced designing with cost and ease of manufacturability in mind.
• Understanding of corrosion causes and prevention techniques.
• Helps to create standard design and drawing practices to be used at Aethercomm.
• Work directly with designers and engineers to prepare models from conceptual designs to final product documentations.
• Drawing fabrication includes mechanical parts, assembly drawings and instructions, and all the necessary drawing views required.
• Ability to read and interpret electrical/electronic schematics a plus.
• Maintaining engineering documentation files and incorporates Engineering changes received from designers and engineers.
• Review engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.
• Assists Drafters, Designers, and Engineers with questions and concerns about their design and layouts.
• Creates detail fabrication drawings of mechanical parts such as housings, covers, and sub-covers.
• Generates other required sub-assembly drawings such as connector assemblies, wiring assemblies, and other related assemblies being used in a particular project.
• Creates drawings of TOP assemblies and BOMs for review by the design team.
• Knowledgeable with the standard Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing in accordance with ANSI Y14.5M-1995. Preferably familiar with Military drawing standards, IEEE standards, and IPC standards.
• Interprets drawings in accordance with MIL-STD-100.
• Familiarity with MIL standards related to electronics packaging design, performance and testing.
• Prepare layouts, assembly, and detail drawings for new or improved products, special machinery design, test equipment, tools, fixtures, and gauge design.
• Analyze various design requirements and recommends possible solutions or alternate constructions. Also prepares and evaluates tolerance stack-ups.
• Makes various calculations such as strength of materials, weights, simple forces, and stresses, frequently using charts and tables.
• Create orthographic or isometric illustrations required for sales aids.
• Assist in the follow-up of prototype construction with outside vendors.
• Secure quotations and expedites materials and delivery.

• A minimum of 8 years’ experience in drafting and design in a company doing engineering design and production of electronic devices. An Associate’s degree or Technical School certificate is required or equivalent education and experience.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
• Excellent project management skills.
• Must be able to effectively communicate effectively with internal and external customers and vendors.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet software, E-mail and Database software.
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Pads Layout, Pads Logic and GC-Cam 350.
• Pads Layout and Pads Logic is a requirement.
• Working knowledge of EPICOR MRP system a PLUS.

Must be a US Person and be able to obtain a US Security Clearance.

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