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Sr CAD Checker

TCOM L.P. Columbia Full-Time
$70,000.00 - $90,000.00 / year
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Job Summary:

Assess and check computer and manually generated documents, their associated parts structures and parts lists for veracity and conformity. Drawings range from detail to complicated assemblies. Other documents include, but are not limited to specifications, wire tabulations, schematics, and departmental procedures.

Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment — Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used. • Model and drafting of layout, parts and assemblies • Oversee checking process of all CAD drawings to assure the accuracy of the drawing content and recommendations pertaining to the suitableness of the design • Recommend to and collaborate with database administrator, supervisory and engineering personnel on the development of standard parts, procedures, processes, and tools • May occasionally be called upon to perform duties of designers and drafters of lower classification

Worker Characteristics:

Knowledge Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Experience Requirement:

Minimum of 10 years of design/drafting experience (including a minimum of 5 years as a CAD Checker) covering numerous engineering disciplines such as mechanical, electrical/electronic, civil and aeronautical. Must have a good working knowledge of manufacturing processes and the effect of design cost.

Experience working with CREO (PREO) and Windchill

Experience working with Solidworks and PDMWorks software is a plus

High school diploma or equivalent, in addition to some higher level technical schooling in the field of Computer Aided Design/Drafting or other related drafting experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties assigned. Must have a thorough mathematical background including algebra, plane and solid geometry, trigonometry and calculus. Must have a scientific background including chemistry, physics, and strength of materials.

Communication skills and appropriate to pass and receive information, ideas, and processes in both written and oral form.

Familiarity of and adherence to standards of design, drafting, dimensions and tolerating as described in MIL-T-3100, MIL-STD100, MIL-STD-12, and ANSI Y14.5M

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With operations in over 18 countries around the world, TCOM is the global authority in airborne persistent surveillance solutions. For over 40 years, TCOM innovations have defined the industry, and our pioneering achievements continue to revolutionize the design, manufacture and deployment of LTA systems. With corporate headquarters in Columbia, MD and manufacturing and testing facilities in Elizabeth City, NC, TCOM is the world’s only company solely devoted to the design, fabrication, installation and operation of persistent surveillance aerostat systems. Our complete platform solutions include numerous classes of aerostats that can each be equipped with a broad selection of proven payloads that are customizable for specific customer requirements.

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