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SolidWorks Designer/Draftsperson: Level I

Full – Time Position

Job Description:
Based in Albuquerque New Mexico, Thunder Scientific Corp. (TSC), the world's leading manufacturer of NIST-proven, two-pressure humidity calibration systems, has a prospective opening for an experienced SolidWorks Designer/Draftsperson: Level I. At TSC, you will play a crucial role in supporting our engineering and design team. Your responsibilities will include creating and revising detailed technical drawings and 3D models using SolidWorks, ensuring that all designs meet industry, customer-specific, and in-house standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and modify 3D models and technical drawings using SolidWorks.
  • Revise and update existing drawings as required.
  • Read, interpret, and implement ISO, ANSI, and ASME standards, as well as customer-specific requirements.
  • Ensure all designs comply with industry standards and company specifications.
  • Be familiar with and participate in the Engineering Change Order (ECO) process.
  • Assist in the development of design documentation and technical reports.
  • Maintain organized records of design files and documentation.
  • Collaborate with engineers and other team members to develop design solutions.
  • Assist other departments and perform additional tasks as instructed.
  • Ensure documentation accuracy in collaboration with engineers and other team members.
  • Participate in design reviews and provide feedback on improvements.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in mechanical design, drafting, or a related field.
  • Proven proficiency in SolidWorks as outlined in the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam.
  • Knowledgeable in creating both small and large assemblies.
  • Working knowledge of configuration management principles.
  • Computer proficient – MS Office 365 Suite
  • Familiarity with Engineering Change Order (ECO) process.
  • Strong understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing processes.
  • Broad knowledge of technology and ability to assess its implications on business strategy.
  • Strong interest in product design and development.
  • Commitment to company values and mission.
  • Motivated team member who readily accepts and completes tasks in a timely manner.
  • Technical capability required of a draftsperson in a manufacturing environment.
  • Effective problem solving and analysis skills
  • Familiarity with iterative prototyping and design process.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in creating technical drawings.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to interpret & convey technical information clearly.
  • Well-organized, strong communicator, and team centered focus.
  • Friendly, proactive personal style.
  • Must be drug and alcohol free.
Beneficial Skills:
  • Experience with GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).
  • Experience with SolidWorks Routing.
  • Experience with SolidWorks PDM or any other product data management software.
  • Technical Writing skills, including creation of Work Instructions.
Physical Challenges:
  • Must have ability to operate hardware and software supporting the drafting needs of TSC.
  • Consistent sitting for many hours at one time (50%+ of normal shift)
  • Occasional requirement to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
Salary and Benefits:
  • Thunder Scientific Corp. offers industry-competitive salary based on experience.
  • Competitive benefits including insurance (health, dental, vision, and life), short/long-term disability coverage, vacation/sick leave time, tuition assistance, profit sharing, and 401K.
  • A collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • The chance to work on exciting and challenging projects.

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