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Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technologist (Experienced)

Livermore, CA 94550

We are seeking a Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technologist to join our dynamic team.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Create and modify three-dimensional models and detailed drawings using sketches, layouts, or notes provided by engineering.
+ Design components or portions of systems and modifies existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.
+ Gather information, conduct studies, perform calculations, and prepare original rough layouts and sketches to present proposed designs; may consult with engineers to discuss and interpret design concepts and determine requirements of detailed working drawings. Uses Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to ensure fit form and function.
+ Utilize three-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) software to perform mass property calculations and tolerance and interference analyses.
+ Review work orders and procedural manuals and confer with design and manufacturing staff to resolve problems and modify design.


+ Associate's degree in Mechanical Design and Drafting or equivalent experience and five years of relevant experience
+ Experience using solid modeling application software to realize mechanical hardware
+ Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q Clearance


+ Understanding of fundamental design principles that apply to product design and manufacturing.
+ Experience using CREO solid modeling application software.
+ Understanding the fundamentals of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
+ Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
+ Excellent interpersonal skills.
+ Consistent track record of demonstrating initiative and getting results.
+ Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written.
+ Solid understanding of Microsoft Office Products

Department Description:

Sandias Design Engineering organization consists of twelve design departments who employ experts in CAD and product definition standards as they transform product concepts into innovative engineered solutions. Our mission is to (1) Partner with engineering customers to design concepts and model viable solutions, (2) Provide stewardship of product definition throughout its life cycle, and (3) Provide a positive work and learning environment in which staff can master skills, deliver optimal value, and achieve career goals.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

_World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2020-07-30 Expires: 2020-08-29

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technologist (Experienced)

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