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Senior Mechanical Designer / Drafter @ Zodiac Pool Systems

Question asked by Michael Galvin on Jan 26, 2017
Latest reply on May 7, 2017 by Kranthi Kumar Guduru

Zodiac is the leading provider of premium, innovative pool and spa products and is committed to designing and producing the most energy efficient, earth-friendly pool products and systems available. We strive to create the perfect pool experience and designs and produces the equipment that makes the pool work.


Zodiac is going through a major strategy shift with a focus on Smart Pool Products, from physical pool equipment to connected, smart equipment, we are simplifying pool ownership for our customers and enabling our service technician partners.



We currently have a full time opening for a Senior Mechanical Designer / Drafter in our Vista, California headquarters.


The ideal candidate will be a Mechanical Designer/Drafter with strong drafting skills utilizing SolidWorks. Most of the project work will be on new products with a smaller amount focused on updating and modifying existing products.



  • Creation of 2D drawings from 3D models or parts in SolidWorks using common drafting standards.
  • Update and modify 2D drawings based on changes required by engineering team.
  • Properly maintain drawing system integrity in product data management system.
  • Work well independently to complete groups of drawing projects with good documentation and organization.
  • Coordinate/collaborate with engineers to create new and/or modify existing technical drawings that communicate engineering ideas, designs, and information in support of engineering functions.
  • Must be able to generate complex surfaces, detail and assembly drawings in SolidWorks.
  • Capable of making and checking detail and layout drawings.



  • 6 years working design / drafting experience with consumer based products, with respect to plastic injection molded components and sheet metal design.
  • Experience with drafting standards including ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Mechanical design and drafting experience with SolidWorks.


If you meet the requirements above and would like to apply for this position, please visit


Zodiac Pools is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and dedicated to a diverse work force. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.