Mechanical Autocad Drafter / Junior Designer (contract)


  1. Automotive
  2. Mechanical
  3. Contract
  4. South Carolina
LJ - 970084

Job Title: Mechanical Autocad Drafter / Junior Designer (contract)

Software Used: AutoCAD (2D/3D), Autodesk Revit

Location: Summerville, SC location 75% of the time, Ladson, SC location 25% of the time

Status of Hire: 12 month contract, could go longer, could eventually go direct

Hours: Mon-Fri 8a-4:30pm with OT as needed

Travel: back and forth between 2 local facilities (Summerville, Ladson)

Pay: $20-22/hr depending on experience

Skill Level: 0-2 years’ experience, entry level, junior role


Job Summary:

Responsible for maintaining and updating the primary CAD file for the facilities. This is to include the operational equipment, the plant infrastructure, office locations, warehouse items, and any other relevant information. They will coordinate across the different project and operational teams to ensure all parties are working with the proper documents. They will be responsible for revision and document control of the facility layouts.


Essential Functions:

Control and manage the complete facility layouts for 2 North American facilities and any offsite locations

Demonstrate a strong understanding of design and CAD fundamentals

Model the requested systems in 2D CAD software

Use their knowledge of CAD principles, engineering & OSHA standards and relevant experience to create,   update and maintain drawings

Drawings will include; building systems and infrastructure, manufacturing equipment, warehouse & storage,  tool & fabrication shop, aisles & walkways, office & common areas, security and IT wiring, and external site needs

Manage and coordinate meetings with cross functional teams to get their inputs

Work through conflicts with functional groups and follow the escalation path when required


Specific Skills:

Ability to use 2D CAD software (Autocad, Autodesk Revit)

Capable of interpreting drawings

Must exhibit strong self-reliance and assertiveness

Display high sense of organization and distinctive organizational skill

Must be able to use MS Office software effectively,

High level of interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills

Project management skills a plus

Ability to read, write, and speak German a plus

International business and experience a plus

SAP R/3 working knowledge


Required Education and Experience

Must have minimum Mechanical/Industrial Drafting or CAD certificate plus 1 year on-the-job experience OR Associates degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or equivalent in a technical related field 

Must have 1+ year experience in plant layout / industrial plant floor design (this is not a product design position) using either Autocad or Autodesk Revit



**Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer, regardless of authorization or visa transfer

**Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, background check, and respirator test/physical to be eligible for hire

**Local candidates only at this time

**This is a contract opportunity at this time

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