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CAD / Drafting Technician II

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Job ID: 197495
Location: EL PASO, TX, United States
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: CAD / Drafting Technician
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Drafter / Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technician in El Paso, TX. This position requires the candidate to be responsible for performing activities involving design software to create designs and detailed schematics used to manufacture products, bracketry, mounting solutions on military related platforms of various models, types and sizes. These detailed technical drawings incorporate the input of engineers, military analyst and customers that can specify dimensions, codes, materials, and production methods. These professionals may specialize in many areas including, mechanical and electrical drafting.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the collection of data and incorporate this information into drawings, schematics, 2 and 3D models and renderings.
  • Consult with engineers, military analyst and customers while preparing and presenting their drawings.
  • Create and incorporate mathematical models validating component specifications and reproduce their schematics for use within reference materials, fabrication and assembly drawings, conceptual renderings and various other documents in the technical design package (TDP).
  • ability to understand and execute work based on technical or engineering documentation, written or verbal instructions, installation instructions, one wire, top down,  electrical diagrams, one wire diagrams, hardware layouts and blue prints (TDPs).
  • Administrative duties include but not limited to  Limited Technical, Inspections, red line engineering documents, provide input for prototyping and After Action Reports
  • Interpretation and clarification of red lined designs from other engineers as well as analyzing and executing corrections of engineering drawings.
  • Work with external fabrication shops to provide technical expertise for brackets and custom metals


  • ABET-accredited (AA) Degree in related discipline and one (1) years related experience, Or, High School and three (3) years related experience with relevant certification.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Clearance Level: Secret
  • Must be able to obtain a U.S. Passport for traveling out of the U.S.
  • Professional certification in mechanical drafting preferred
  • Proficient in 3D parametric modeling and SolidWorks.
  • Experience with AutoCAD a plus
  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) a plus per MIL-STD-100G or equivalent ASME-Y14.100, ASME-Y14.24, ASME-Y14.35M & ASME-14.34M.
  • Work under strict deadlines to produce the required output according to set schedules.
  • Must have good communication skills, interface well with others and can brief military leadership at all levels
  • Requires a valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Able to plan and execute daily and weekly scheduled tasks
  • Able to keep work area clean and organized;
  • Excellent team player with organizational and time management skills;
  • Commitment to company values
  • Required Travel: Up to 25% or more when needed
  • Must be able to obtain a corporate travel expense credit card with no credit limitations due to financial constraints

  • Must have knowledge on industry standards for proper types of hardware and uses
  • Ability to use common measuring instruments for concept generation and prototype verification (calipers, measuring tape, protractor, etc.).
  • Able to turn concepts into technical drawings that will guide the creation of real solutions and elicit additional requirement from end user.

 Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Military background and Military vehicle and platform experience a plus.

  • Ability to work and be familiar in various work environments: office, field, assembly area, production area, warehouse area, military bases and test ranges.

  • Able to present ideas and designs in a professional manner to military and government customers, as required.

  • Familiarity with OSHA requirements

Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EH&S procedures

  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EH&S procedures

  • Attend required EH&S training

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described for this position must be met, in order to successfully perform the essential functions.  Reasonable accommodations may be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical demands: While performing duties of this job, an employee is typically required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; squat; climb; talk, see and hear. Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs. in weight to capture designs, measurements and dimensions on or around military platforms. Assist with lifts up to 50lbs as needed.  Repetition with activity. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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