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CAD Drafting Intern

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Job ID: 2307323
Location: ALBUQUERQUE, NM, United States
Date Posted: Jun 13, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: CAD / Drafting Technician
Schedule: Casual (includes On Call and Temporary)
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a part-time entry level CAD designer/drafter to support the engineering, development, integration and sustainment of numerous state-of-the-art satellite ground systems. The CAD designer/drafter will work closely with other drafters, the Chief Engineer and senior systems engineers and support Satellite Ground System needs. The selected candidate will be part of a knowledgeable research, design, development, test, and evaluation team producing drawing packages per ANSI standards and MIL-STD-31000B and will provide assistance to create, update and maintain drawing packages.

 Successful candidate will:

  • Create and modify detailed drawings using standard computer aided design (CAD) digitizing techniques and skills from sketches, layouts or notes provided by engineering.
  • Digitize, edit, and revise engineering drawings of components, parts, circuits, structures and/or assemblies.
  • Check drawing plots versus the project input for correctness and conformance to standards.
  • Collaborate with engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and ECN/ECR documentation.
  • May require engineering computations, mathematical calculations, determines scales, and prepares or revises specifications.
  • Receive close supervision involving detailed instructions and constant checking on work performance.


Required Qualifications:

  • Associate‚Äôs degree in related discipline or High School diploma.
  • Willingness to quickly learn the AutoCAD and Cameo software, self-taught with support from other drafters/designers.
  • Moderate understanding of general job aspects and some understanding of the detailed aspects of the job.
  • Applies job skills and company policies to complete a wide range of tasks. 

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD
  • Familiarity with Visio
  • Familiarity with Cameo
  • Ability to ensure the correct level of detail for design, prototype and production
  • Must be proficient in basic computer software, such as Microsoft Office products
  • US Citizenship required

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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