CAD Drafter/Designer

Engineering Entry Level

Job Description: The CAD Designer/Drafter is responsible for creating CAD drawings to create the systems and products sold by Precision Valve Automation - PVA. This position creates the drawings used for building and detailing the machinery correctly, and within customer requirements, budget, and timeframe which ultimately impacts the revenue and long-term profitability of the company. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates electronic files, assembly documents, pneumatic schematics, fluid diagrams, frame assemblies, and detailed part drawings for print, machining, or other manufacturing operations within specified book date.
  • Partners with purchasing, inventory, and machine/fabrication shops to order parts for on time delivery and part parameter accuracy.
  • Generates engineering best drawing practices to ensure consistency.
  • Organizes CAD design models on the basic machinery.
  • Reviews naming convention to ensure consistency.
  • Cross checks team designs and drawings for each machine build.
  • Helps to create templates to impact documentation efficiency and accuracy.
  • Designs parts, as needed.
  • Helps develop drawings, diagrams, and schematics for patent application, as needed.
  • Maintains confidentiality of customer information 100% of the time.


  • Customer centric, committed to supporting the internal customer.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Self-starter who works independently and in a team environment.
  • Exhibits sound judgement; anticipates the implications and consequences of situations and takes appropriate action to be prepared for possible contingencies.
  • Maintains a calm, tactful demeanor when dealing with difficult situations.
  • Manages multiple projects and timelines with a sense of urgency and follow through.
  • Well organized, analytical, and detail oriented.
  • Follows direction with focused attention.
  • Exhibits initiative, willing to learn.
  • Strong computer and Excel skills.
  • Minimum three (3)+ years of CAD, required. SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or Pro-E preferred.
  • Associates degree or CAD certification, required. Work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Knowledge of industrial robots, machinery, electrical and fluid mechanics, electronics, and modeling/drawing software, preferred.
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