Solidworks Designer

Greensboro, North Carolina | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/26/2017 Job ID: 5651 Labor Category: SolidWorks Designer Pay Rate: 50000

Engineering Technician (Solidworks Designer)

Engineering  Technician- Trench Safety
The Engineering Technician possesses technical knowledge and skills related to the field of engineering. This position is responsible for assisting Engineers in design work by producing computer-aided drawings and other production documents.

Provide technical support to the Engineering Department when creating shoring, shielding, and other structural support systems for site-specific trench and excavation projects. Produce computer-aided shoring design plans and other technical drawings for assigned projects:

  • Assist Engineers with the analysis of structural support systems and the production of engineering drawings and design calculations;
  • Draft site-specific conceptual  drawings when  required for project bids;
  • Draft shoring plans & revisions to shoring plans for site-specific design projects;
  • Draft shop drawings & details for equipment fabrication and/or modifications;
  • Maintain drawing catalog for all engineering designs that are produced.
  • Communicate with salespeople and operations personnel on design projects regarding shoring options and equipment availability.
  • Act as a liaison between Engineer and branch personnel to help gather necessary project information.
  • Assist Engineer to determine best design solutions.
  • Associate Degree in  Engineering  Technology  or  High School Diploma with related experience required
  • SolidWorks Experience is a must
  • Familiarity  with  basic engineering design concepts using structural steel
  • Ability to connect drawings into assemblies
  • Familiarity  with  basic graphical design concepts
  • Minimum  1  year  of  experience in  an engineering,  construction,  or  similar  work environment.
  • Basic understanding of computer operations and  familiarity  with  drafting concepts.
  • Must be able to effectively work independently, as well as within a team environment.
  • Must be able to prioritize work and effectively manage time and multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work with Engineers to conceptually plan and graphically depict shoring system design

  • SolidWorks Experience
  • Intelligence and ability to communicate well with a team
  • Critical thinker able to pick up a process mid way through a project/ability to handle curveballs in design/production
  • From a fast paced environment
  • 2 year degree preferred


  • Knowledgeable of the OSHA Excavation Standard 1926 Subpart P. and related standards;
  • SWX Certification

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