1 Jul 2016

Internship Drafting Technician Internship–RFA Engineering

RFA Engineering – Posted by AngelaRapid City, South Dakota, United States

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Drafting Technician Internship–RFA Engineering

Drafting Technician Internship–RFA Engineering

RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is an engineering service provider dedicated to delivering our clients with timely and relevant support on an as-needed basis. RFA Engineering provides quality engineering services to over 200 companies. Our employees use state of the art computers with CAD and analysis software allowing us to work interactively with our clients and function as an extension of the client’s engineering staff.

We work in all areas of mechanical design, including off-highway mobile equipment and mechanical power transmission, consumer, recreational, industrial, medical products and one-of-a-kind special manufacturing machines. Projects include new product design and development, redesign of existing products, cost reduction, problem-solving, concept and analysis.

Drafting Technician

We are seeking several Drafting Technicians to work at our client’s facility in Rapid City, SD. The selected candidates will support our clients with the documentation of off-highway equipment using Pro/E (CREO) software. The Drafting Technician Internship is meant to be a paid developmental position approximately 3-6 months in length which may lead to a full-time Drafting Technician role within RFA Engineering or with our client. It is an exciting opportunity for an entry level drafting student to start their career in a structured, fast paced, learning environment.


Drafting Technician Internship–RFA Engineering



-Currently enrolled in an AAS program in Computer Aided Drafting.
-Students can be expected to work an average of 15-25 hours/week during the school year and 40hrs/week during the summer.
-Ability to provide a high attention to detail.
-Functional understanding of GD&T
-Should possess a strong customer focus with the ability to communicate effectively with team members and clients both verbally and written.
-Previous experience with solid modeling software is required; experience with Pro/Engineer software a plus.


Areas of Job Training

-Become comfortable with various functions of CREO software
-Modeling of sheet metal, weldments, hydraulic hoses and castings
-Print Reading and Interpretation
-Engineering Drawing Notice Creation and Change
-TeamCenter 8 & iPEM 8 (CAD file manager)
-Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Fundamentals and Application
-Information Security Awareness
-Electronic Communication

How to Apply


About RFA Engineering

RFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is engineering of off highway equipment including agricultural and construction equipment, engine and drive train development, consumer, recreational, industrial, and special machines.

RFA Engineering is domestically owned and operated exclusively by engineers who have spent their careers in the industry. Our engineering staff is located both at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.

Why work for RFA Engineering in Rapid City? RFA offers a stable work environment which is not subject to seasonal downturns or layoffs. In addition to competitive compensation, RFA provides full time employees with a generous benefit package.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Veteran Friendly

Affirmative Action Employer

Job Categories: 2D CAD, 3D CAD, Brainstorming, casting, Creo, Drafter, Mechanical Design, Other, Product Design, Product Development, ProE, sheetmetal, Solid Modeling, and Teamcenter. Job Types: Internship and Part-Time. Job Tags: creo internship, creo internship south dakota, drafting internship, drafting technician internship, engineering internship, mechanical design internship, mechanical design internship south dakota, product design internship, product design internship south dakota, product development internship, product development internship south dakota, proE internship, proE internship south dakota, solid modeling internship, and solid modeling internship south dakota. Salary: BOE.

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