Jacobs Electrical Drafter/CAD Operator in Hampton, Virginia

Electrical Drafter/CAD Operator


Jacobs has partnered with NASA to support space flight programs for more than 40 years. While the majority of work is directly in support of LaRC, other industry partners and Government agencies may be supported at remote sites as directed by the Contracting Officer (CO). The Center Maintenance, Operations, and Engineering (CMOE) contract comprises of three major categories of work – operations, maintenance, and engineering (OME). A brief description of each category is: Maintenance – Research and institutional facility maintenance includes, but not limited to, preventive maintenance, trouble calls, repairs, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Facility Condition Assessment (FCA), and maintenance/operation of central utilities (e.g., electrical power distribution, potable water, storm water drainage)

  • Operations – Facilities Operations support includes, but not limited to, wind tunnels, laboratories, and test stands testing, instrumentation calibration/repair; plant and utilities (e.g., high pressure air, Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) and Steam Plant); technology development and administration, including, but not limited to, Facility Automation Systems (FAS) and Data Acquisition Systems (DAS)

  • Engineering – Facility engineering includes, but not limited to, engineering studies, design, construction, construction management, configuration management, tactical engineering, pressure system recertification, project management/planning support.


Correctly interprets redlinesto develop updated configuration control drawings, including wiring diagramsand control schematics. Works with other configuration control staffmembers and facility personnel to complete processing of drawingsthrough electronic configuration management system. Work mayoccasionally include working from sketches and verbal information suppliedby an engineer or designer, and determining the most appropriate views, detaildrawings, and supplementary information needed to complete.


U.S. Citizenship required. Requires knowledge in the used of drafting instruments and equipment, and in the application of drafting principles (descriptive geometry, freehand lettering, dimensioning, layout, detail, etc..) and general working knowledge of shop and field erection processes associated with mechanical/structural, electrical or architectural design.

Requires vocational school training certification or one (1) year of college with courses relevant to drafting or engineering principles, plus three (3) years relevant experience. Education may be substituted for the required experience. Working knowledge in the application of drafting principles, CAD equipment, and AutoCAD software, knowledge of Revit a plus.

Essential Functions:

Work Environment

Office environment. (85%) Test/Industrial Environment – May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities. Travel between various facilities/test operations is required and may bring exposure to loud noise and potentially hazardous equipment operation. (15%)

Physical Requirements:

The ability to enter into confined spaces, crawl into or onto various assemblies while maintaining a clear vision of safety. Potential exposure to high noise levels, hazardous chemicals, propellants and the like. Appropriate PPE and training will be provided for all conditions. Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 35 lbs.

Equipment and Machines:

Standard office equipment - PC, telephone, fax, copier, etc.

Hardware platforms – Microsoft PC and OS

Software: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)


Regular attendance mandatory (100%)

Overtime/work outside normal schedule required (<20%). Travel required (<5%).

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Hampton

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: AER00008U