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Drafter/CAD Operator III

PAE • John C. Stennis Space Center, MS

Posted 22 days ago

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Drafter/CAD Operator III

Drafter/CAD Operator III 

Purpose of the Position                                                                                                                                         

  • Perform assigned drafting / CAD duties.

 Company Conformance Statement                                                                                                                                   In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

    Employees are required to:

  • Comply with all applicable safety- and health-related rules, regulations, and procedures;
  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely;
  • Assist supervisors and managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions; and
  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

 Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                                                                          

  • Performs drafting work manually or using a computer, requiring knowledge and skill in drafting methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Prepares drawings of structures, facilities, land profiles, water systems, mechanical and electrical equipment, pipelines, duct systems, and similar equipment, systems, and assemblies.
  • Drawings are used to communicate engineering ideas, design, and information.
  • Uses recognized systems of symbols, legends, shadings, and lines having specific meanings in drawings.
  • Prepares complete sets of complex drawings or computer models that include multiple views, detail drawings, and assembly drawings
  • Assignments regularly require the use of mathematical formulas to draw land contours or to compute weights, center of gravity, load capacities, dimensions, quantities of material, etc.
  • Works from sketches and verbal information supplied by an engineer, architect, or designer to determine the most appropriate views, detail drawings, and supplementary information needed to complete assignments.


  • AEE Technology Degree plus 2 years’ experience or minimum 5 years’ experience equivalent.
  • Has general knowledge of MicroStation 5.0 or higher software
  • Has general knowledge of manual drafting expertise, personal computer operations, and construction practices.
  • Auto CAD certified and trained.

 Working Conditions                                                                                                                                              

  • Physical effort involving able average standing, sitting, walking or detail work.

    Occasional risk of injury due to hazards.

 Physical Requirements                                                                                                                                          

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Dexterity to operate office equipment as required by the position.

 Special Knowledge and Skills                                                                                                                                          

  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Good Communication skills
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction
  • Ability to work with computers
  • Ability to work independently but follow specific detailed instructions
  • Ability to interface with various levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team- oriented environment

 Other Requirements                                                                                                                                          

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain required NASA badge.
  • Must be able to provide a certified Birth Certificate (with state seal), Passport, or INS Citizenship documents on date of hire (candidate will be sent home if this paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire).
  • Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner.
  • Must have, and maintain, a valid driver’s license.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster

Job ID: R0017364
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