Design Drafter

  • Position Scope:

    Create comprehensive design packages for production of standard configure to order product and engineer to order product.

    Major Responsibilities:

    • Develop cost effective designs which best comply with shop fabrication methods and capability and meet product management and engineering criteria, which satisfy the demands of the project scope of work.
    • Communicate with SEMCO sales department to obtain any required information for accurate general arrangement drawings which meets the customers requirements
    • Provide technical support for manufacturing to ensure the intent of the design is accurately represented by the manufactured product.
    • Interpret plans, submittals, order write ups and purchasing requisitions to reach conclusions and decisions which represent Semco’s best interest. Resolve any discrepancies in specifications, submittals, order write ups and purchasing documentation. This will entail use of product knowledge and in depth communication with the Design Drafting supervisor, engineering and the sales force to make the best determination possible.





    Major Tasks:

    • Create and detail general arrangement drawings of systems and wheels for customer approval utilizing current CAD and auxiliary software.
    • Develop assembly and part drawings for fabrication of systems and wheels utilizing current CAD software and standard drafting procedures.
    • Develop bills of material for assemblies and for input into ERP software.
    • Establish specification for purchased components utilized on standard product.
    • Develop prototype concepts and designs for new systems, wheels, parts and assemblies.
    • Create document package for fabrication of systems, panels and wheels.
    • Prepare purchase requisitions for special products and materials required to complete fabrication of job.
    • Maintain drawing files.
    • Revise standard drawings for implementation of engineering change notices.
    • Investigate customer complaints pertaining to systems and wheels.
    • Provide CAD support to marketing, sales, product development and engineering departments.
    • Prepare and submit approval drawings for panel enclosures. Drawings are produced utilizing current CAD software.











    Description of Authority:

    • All tasks listed above to be performed under regular guidance and instruction from the Design Drafting Supervisor.
    • To make decisions in the best interest of Semco.



    Major Organization Interfaces/Interactions:

    • Production Planning
    • Engineering
    • Sales
    • Scheduling
    • Manufacturing





    Position Qualifications:

    • Proficiency with AutoCAD program.
    • Experience using Inventor
    • Ability to read drawings and prints.
    • Basic knowledge of SEMCO product and manufacturing processes.
    • Personal computer skills required to utilize Windows, Notes.
    • High school diploma
    • High school or technical school training in drafting technology or equivalent experience.







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