Mechanical Designer I
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Use Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, 2D and 3D, as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Creates drawings according to current internal, national, international and industry drafting standards and manufacturing processes.
Verify accuracy of drawings; checking dimensions, materials, relationship between parts, and tolerances.
Utilizes knowledge of fabrication machines, engineering practices, mathematics, materials, and other physical sciences to create designs and drawings.
Design parts or assemblies based on sketches, discussions, or prior designs.
Communicate with other departments to validate design and/or drawings.
Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Communicate effectively, make presentations, write routine reports, outline instructions, and correspondence.
Support and apply ISO requirements as appropriate.
SUPERVISORY: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Industry experience with CAD software, beyond that listed in Education and/or experience is helpful but not required. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to compute angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages, and hole locations. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of SolidWorks and AutoCAD design software, as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to ten pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
*Each employee should be aware that changes in this job description could occur at any time. Also this job description is not to be considered or construed to be a contract of employment.