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Sr. Contract CAD Designer
Ref No.: 15-00924
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Start Date / End Date: 04/27/2015 to 04/24/2016
General Information Manager is looking for 7 to 10 years of 3d machine design experience with at least 3 years SolidWorks 3d modeling experience. 40 hour work week some overtime (up to 10 hours/week) is anticipated, but all OT must have prior approval from Manager. All work to be performed onsite in Durham, NC

  • Create moderate to complex machine design models and drawings from rough drawings, sketches or notes provided by Engineering personnel.
  • Prepare sketches or complete detail and layout drawings from verbal or written instructions for complex products or equipment.
  • Design & development of component part drawings to support general machine design of equipment.
  • Input B.O.M. s into PDM and business systems.

  • Experience in designing machined and fabricated assemblies, including knowledge of machining practice and fabrication techniques (welding, forming, etc.) for a variety of materials
  • Thorough knowledge of equipment assembly procedures as it applies to the development of assembly drawings.
  • Understanding of the construction and use of indented bills of material and their relationship to upper level assembly drawings.
  • General understanding of equipment system controls.
  • Minimum of 3 years Solidworks 3D modeling and 2D CAD drafting software as part of design process.
  • Solidworks Simulation and FEA experience are very desirable.
  • Must be able to design machine components from concepts laid out by more senior people
  • Knowledge of materials, and strength/sizing calculations is required AS degree in Mechanical Engineering or CAD is desirable, but not required with demonstrated design capability. "

  • SolidWorks 2011 or higher
  • MS Office PDM (Product Data Management) experience preferred
  • AS degree in Mechanical Engineering or CAD is desirable but not required SolidWorks experience is a MUST.