CAD Operator

Fort Lawn, South Carolina | Contract

Post Date: 08/22/2017 Job ID: 5718 Labor Category: Other Area(s) Pay Rate: 20

CAD Operator

TriMech Services is an engineering resource provider specializing in the placement of qualified technical candidates for both temporary and direct hire opportunities.  TriMech Services offers a unique approach to matching the specialized skillsets of our candidates to the engineering specific industry.



Trimech is looking for a SolidWorks technician with proficiency in Computer Aided Design software, preferably SolidWorks and AutoCAD. AutoCAD experience is a must. Generate 3-Dimensional Models, General Arrangement drawings, detail drawings from 2D AutoCAD assemblies are also necessary. Familiar with machine design and a capability of interpreting existing detail drawings to develop SolidWorks models of that product. Passion for document control of electronic and hardcopy files. Motivated, self-starter with affinity for organization, time management and attention to detail. Must be comfortable with becoming the prototypical CAD Jockey as there is plenty of drawings on backlog.

  • Have understanding of 2D drawing in AutoCAD
  • Ability to comprehend BOM’ s and Machine Design assemblies
  • Must be proficient with Routing and Circuit Works
  • Handle all aspects of design drafter work.
  • Assist drafting, manufacturing, quality, and planning as required to ensure production is completed in a timely manner.
  • Design product to meet all requirements.
  • Generating detail drawings in support of existing 2D drawings
  • Ability to follow work flows and file management
  • Must be able to work in local office

  • 2 years experience in drafting or design role
  • experience working with small assemblies and machine design
  • experience with updating drawings – AutoCAD to SolidWorks
  • taking existing circuit board drawings and taking them into SolidWorks via Circuit Works
  • knowledge of how to archive drawings and then bring them back up
  • experience with file management or ERP – PDM and work flows
  • SolidWorks is a must

Top 5 Must Haves
  • Knowledge of Solidworks Machine Design
  • Understanding of Routing and ability to import circuit boards with Circuit Works
  • Familiarity with bringing drawings from AutoCAD to SolidWorks
  • Data/file management and ERP experience – PDM acceptable as well
  • Complacency with sitting at desk and produce drawing after drawing (CAD Jockey)

Nice to have
  • SWX certification
  • Experience with Sheet metal or structural steel


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