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Drafter CAD Operator II

Job ID: 2116580
Location: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is in need of a Drafter / CAD Operator II for one of our teams on our MRAP & Other Tactical Vehicle C4ISR program in North Charleston, SC.


The Drafter / CAD Operator II will be responsible for providing design and drafting support to complete large complex assembly models and drawings. 

Candidate will be an integral part of the team creating/updating Technical Data Packages (TDPs); being familiar with ASME standards, Technical Data Packages, and military drawing standards desired. The Drafter / CAD Operator will coordinate frequently with the drafting team lead for current assignments, as well as coordinating with the project engineer(s), to meet the customer demands. The candidate will be required to occasionally travel, locally, to the customer's facility where the vehicles are located to work with the engineers and technicians to develop prototype mounting solutions. Efforts will be focused toward GFE and custom fabrication integration for military C4ISR systems.


  • Candidate will provide drafting support to complete large complex parts, assemblies, and 2D drawings. Efforts will be focused toward GFE and custom metalwork/fabrication integration for military C4I systems.
  • Drafting and documentation of equipment racks, equipment mounting kits, and equipment subassemblies.
  • Working with project engineers and technicians to ensure all data is properly documented that is required to build the various assemblies and parts.
  • Candidate will be required to create detailed drawings/designs using SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software and AutoCAD 2D for Technical Data Packages (TDP).
  • Candidate will create/modify solid models and assemblies and maintain configuration management of engineering drawings.
  • Candidate must be able to understand and create drawings based on the Engineering Drawing Standards Guide (EDSG) as well as MIL-STD-31000.
  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of moderately complex tasks and uses tools to include calipers, gage tools, tape measures and other mechanical devices to aid in design, development, verification, and validation of the prototype fabrications.
  • Candidate will be utilizing various sources to gather and store electornic data. Sources may include, servers, an advanced Configuration Management (CM) tool called “Windchill PDMLink” by PTC for storage and workflows of tasking to maintain CM, and possibly Aras Innovator.



  • High school education or equivalent (GED) and four (4) years related experience; OR Associates degree in related discipline and two (2) years related experience.
  • Two (2) years minimum experience designing with SolidWorks, or similar 3D modeling software, and AutoCAD.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance.


  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-31000, Department of Defense (DoD) and industry documentation standards for Engineering and Design.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical drawing creation and review.
  • Strong technical, interpersonal, written, and verbal skills.
  • Candidate must have the ability to operate effectively in a team environment and able to take direction and constructive criticism.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


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.

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