Mechanical Drafters

Mechanical Drafters

Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Dependability * Integrity * Initiative * Cooperation * Innovation * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Develop detailed design drawings and specifications for mechanical equipment, dies, tools, and controls, using computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment. * Lay out and draw schematic, orthographic, or angle views to depict functional relationships of components, assemblies, systems, and machines. * Produce three-dimensional models, using computer-aided design (CAD) software.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

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