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Signalink, Inc., Madison, AL
The Drafter/Designer will work directly with the engineering teams to integrate hardware, software, and/or firmware on military platforms. This includes all aspects of Non-Recurring Engineering efforts leading to approved Technical Data Package development. The Drafter/Designer will be responsible for Computer-Aided Design (CAD) efforts utilizing a variety of design systems to create technical drawings to support engineering project efforts.
General duties for this position will consist of the 1) development of design data to support the procurement, fabrication and/or installation of components on DoD weapons systems, 2) creation of 2D/3D CAD data to support the design activities, 3) providing inputs to detailed airworthiness analyses (or other supporting analyses) of design data to ensure safe operations to personnel and equipment, and 4) conducting operational, maintenance, and/or logistics tasks as necessary to support overall project requirements.
This position requires the Drafter/Designer to participate in all aspects of a platform modification project, as an individual contributor, and in collaboration with other engineers, designers, analysts, software developers, and testers. Oral, written, and presentation communication skills are essential.
- Keeps up to date with the latest drawing standards to include ASME Y.14 and MIL-STD-31000
- Carries out preliminary and detailed design work including 3D modeling, simulation and design, and development of 2D CAD drawings
- Ensures design compliance with appropriate drafting standards and/or specifications
- Responsible for creation of 2D drawings based on input from engineering teams
- Responsible for part selection taking into consideration obsolescence, availability and cost
- Provides inputs to engineering teams to support design reviews
- Ensures design files and information are kept up to date, and stored in accordance with procedures
- Responsible for reporting progress of all assigned tasks to the project Engineering Lead
Experience with multiple Army aviation platforms and systems is highly desirable.
An associate’s degree in Drafting or Design from an accredited college or university is required. This position requires a minimum of 5 years of overall drafting or design experience with specific previous experience in current US Army or DoD aviation systems. A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for 2 years of work experience.
Applicants must currently hold a DoD security clearance at the secret level.
Work is performed primarily in an office or lab environment with adequate environmental (heating/cooling) control. The noise level in the work environment will be moderate due to noises associated with computer equipment, equipment racks, and environmental control systems. For some efforts, tactical equipment will be operated outdoors in field conditions to include weather extremes and on tactical generator power. Offsite work is performed primarily at Government locations in climate-controlled facilities but will occasionally require installation, inspection and setup of equipment outdoors.I,A1101_3632_0
Founded in 2005, Signalink is a certified Woman, Minority, and Veteran Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in Technical Services, Information Solutions and Systems Integration services within Federal markets.
AS9100D with ISO 9001:2015 certified with a commitment to excellence, Signalink provides the very best Information Engineering, Technical Solutions & Services and Operations support to our customers cost effectively and efficiently. We will accomplish everything we do in an ethical, honest and professional manner.
Signalink, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.