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Jacobs Hardware Drafter in Severn, Maryland

Hardware Drafter


We are seeking a Drafter to join our rapidly growinghigh-performance team. Our division is a subset of the company, comprised ofengineers of various disciplines organized into product development teams. Thisatmosphere provides the perfect opportunity to demonstrate your expertise onthe most challenging problems while also expanding your skills and advancingyour career.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who enjoysa challenging and dynamic environment. You will be working with Mechanical, Manufacturing and Electricalengineers to document hardware designs and configurations of complex electronicsystems.

-Under limited supervision prepare engineering ormanufacturing documentation from notes, verbal instructions sketches, andmodels.

-Potential documentation types that will be developed mayinclude detailed part drawings, mechanical assembly drawings, cable assemblydrawings, electrical assembly drawings, component layouts, schematics,interconnect lists, parts breakdown, printed circuit board assembly drawingsand wire lists.

-May take measurements or make observations of shop andfield installations, make routine engineering computations, preparespecifications and source control documentation, make adjustments in drawingsand specifications, and/or prepare material lists and engineering changeorders.


-Minimum One-year detailed drafting experience, preferablyin the high technology industry with emphasis on electro-mechanicaldrawing. Associate’s degree inmechanical, microelectronic, or manufacturing engineering with focus onmechanical design.

-3D Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) experience, especiallySOLIDWORKS

-Must have a general knowledge of the mechanical andelectro-mechanical fields of design and be thoroughly familiar with recommendeddesign/drafting standards.

-Must have good interpersonal and team-oriented skills.

-Ability to generate mechanical assembly drawings and billsof materials.

-Ability to generate detailed fabrication drawings formachined components, sheet metal, PCBs and cable assemblies.

-Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

-Experience with SOLIDWORKS PDM and configuration management

-Familiarity with GD&T per ASME Y14.5.

-Familiarization with cable design to supporting cabledrawings.

-Experience preparing schematics, logic diagrams and blockdiagrams.

-Experience translating designs between ECAD and MCADdomains while maintaining configuration control

This position may require the ability to obtain and maintaina security clearance. Clearanceprocessing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for aU.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:

- U.S. Citizenship (Required)

- Favorable Criminal History Check

- Education Verification

- Abuse/Illegal Drug Use

- Credit Check - Subject Interview

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .

Job Aerospace

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Severn-20356-SEV1

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: RAP000038