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Immediate contract hire: SW-3D Mechanical designer/draftsperson in Ventura County, So Cal

Question asked by Sandra Crawford on Mar 19, 2013
Latest reply on Mar 20, 2013 by Louis Liu

We are an entrepreneurial and dynamic design company located in Ventura County, So. California with over 22 years in our industry.

The person we are seeking would have the below qualifications:


SolidWorks Mechanical Designer /Drafter Skills and Qualifications:

  • Design mechanical components in SolidWorks 3D CAD system
  • Detail 2D drawings
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks current revision including models, assemblies, drawings and part families
  • Utilize the MRP system
  • Assist the Project Engineer(s) / Technical Team in creating a product from reference drawings, manage product data, share designs  with clients, and with external partners.
  • Works hand-in-hand with the manufacturing / fabricating team to create the final product
  • Assist in testing of the product to ensure adherence to specifications
  • Monitors the design for potential improvements and manufacturability constraints
  • Work directly with vendors and outside suppliers on component design and specification


Min. Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD package
  • Associate's Degree in CAD or equivalent experience
  • Mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Superior communication (phone, face to face and presentation formats)
  • Ability to work within a cross functional team is essential
  • Aptitude to leverage the technical resources of our vendors and suppliers
  • Detail oriented, independent thinking, self-starting, motivated
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly
  • Understanding of manufacturing constraints
  • Recognize schedule limitations and exhibit a willingness to meet critical deadlines


Please send resume to Sandra at:

Looking forward to hearing from you.