Nicole Walden

Chattanooga, TN CAD Designer Position available

Blog Post created by Nicole Walden on Mar 2, 2015

There is an open position at Astec for a Drafter/Designer.


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Job DescriptionResponsible for the design drafting of asphalt plant equipment and related components to ensure that equipment is properly manufactured.


*Receives work assignments from Engineer and uses computer aided drafting programs to prepare detailed equipment drawings.
*Ensures that drawings and bills of material are accurate and contain all information required by production.
*Meets Astec, Inc. drafting standards.
*Ensures that drawings and bills of material are complete according to schedule.
*Contributes ideas for new designs or improving existing designs.
*Updates drawings and implements design changes as required.
*Works with Manufacturing Department representatives and others to ensure drawings are understood.
*Occasionally required to travel to a customer’s plant site to measure for the installation of new equipment or troubleshoot problems with existing equipment.
*Follows company policies and procedures at all times.
*Follows proper safety rules and procedures at all times.
*Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications*Technical education and/or applicable experience in drafting required.
*Must have a thorough understanding of drafting standards, dimensioning and tolerances, and projections and 3-dimensional layout.
*Training and/or experience in using SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD software required.
*Experience in designing hot mix asphalt equipment is preferred.
*Knowledge of Windows-based programs is required.
*Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail are required.
*Must be able to work satisfactorily as a team member.
*An Associate Degree in Drafting and Design, Engineering or equivalent is preferred.