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CAD Designer/Drafter [FLD]

Company: Kee Safety
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description:FlexDecks, Inc. is a pioneer and leader in the design and manufacture of innovative, modular maintenance platforms for the most technologically advanced military aircrafts in the world. The Engineering and Design department plays a major role in every step of the production process including sales, design, fabrication, assembly and installation. As a CAD Designer/Drafter, this position will be responsible for creating and maintaining mechanical models and drawings to support production and engineering. This support will include preparation of GA models, custom designed components, dimensional drawings, sales drawings, bill of material data creation/management, photo realistic renderings, and part/assembly model editing.Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:The duties will include, but are not limited to the following:With engineering assistance, create designs, models and manufacturing drawings using SolidWorks. Editing of assembly and part features/data.Evaluate machinery used in production and apply that knowledge to designs and drawings.Apply unique design techniques and SolidWorks methods including configurations, design tables, rendering and camera techniques, tab & slot plate design, and much more.Clearly communicate with all departments including fabrication, assembly, sales, and the machine shop.Demonstrate strong team skills and complete tasks in a timely manner ensuring accuracy, completeness, attention to detail. Required Skills/Qualifications:Must be proficient in SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD modeling and drawing creation software.Familiar with basic fastener hardware and applications.General welding, metal, machining, and fabrication knowledge.Must have good verbal and written communication skills to convey technical ideas, concepts, and details.Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite programs including Word, Power Point, and OutlookMust be proficient in Microsoft Excel including familiarity with cell equations and tables.Excellent organization skills.Familiar with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).Beneficial Skills/QualificationsExperience with SolidWorks design tables and PhotoView 360.Experience with SolidWorks PDM.Experience in a machine shop environment including vertical milling machines, plasma or water jet cutting tables, shears, break pressesExperience in a welding/fabrication environment.Familiarity with welding symbols and AWS D1.2 Structural Aluminum Welding Code.Familiar with 3D printing and/or injection molding.Education and ExperienceHigh School DiplomaAssociate's degree or completion of a technical trade school or certification in CAD drafting, design or related field with GPA of 3.0 or above. Qualified candidates will have 1-3 years of relevant CAD modeling/drafting experience in SolidWorks.Work Environment & Physical Demands:Position, though usually within the confines of an enclosed office building, requires work in an open fabrication shop. Temperatures, as well as humidity, fluctuate in accordance with the season. At any time entrance to the fabrication shop is required, Personal Protection Equipment is required, including but not limited to Hearing, Eye Protection, Hard Hat and Safety ShoesWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit & stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; walking, ascend/descend stairs; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.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.Additional Information:Must have reliable transportation to and from workMust be able to pass drug/alcohol and background screensFlexDecks, Inc. offers a casual, dynamic and fast paced work environment.FlexDecks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital or veteran status, place of national origin or other categories protected by law.PM20 Requirements: PI206749002

Keywords: Kee Safety, Houston , CAD Designer/Drafter [FLD], Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Houston, Texas

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