1 Dec 2016

Full-Time SENIOR DESIGNER Mechanical Structural Designer Creo

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Mechanical/Structural Designer  Creo


Position Description: SENIOR DESIGNER will provide 2D and 3D design and drafting of mechanical and/or structural systems associated with advanced test facilities, primarily for the automotive and aerospace industries.

Summary: The Jacobs Technology, Inc., Engineering and Projects Group, provides technical and managerial leadership in the design, construction, and commissioning of advanced test systems and facilities for a variety of clients around the world. Our clients are in the automotive, aerospace, aero-propulsion, and other advanced technology markets and represent both the private and government segments.
Jacobs is seeking a Senior Designer with approximately 20 years of experience in the design and drafting of complex mechanical or structural systems. The successful candidate will work in a project team environment to develop custom designs to satisfy customer requirements. Typical projects include wind tunnels, rocket and jet engine test stands, automotive test cells, and other unique test facility systems.

Works under administrative direction of lead engineers. Directly communicates with all engineering disciplines to resolve many technical and administrative problems without the assistance of others and/or to identify engineering and drafting problems for resolution by higher management.
Leads a drafting team and provides technical direction of other drafting and design personnel in preparation of drawing packages for a project. This may involve CAD/CAE utilized for the completion of projects.
Provides technical guidance to assigned team of designers and drafters; develops work plans for specifics projects, suggests assignments; reviews work in progress; coordinates work with project management; assists with specific assigned administrative task.
Performs creative design from general concepts, basic and independent engineering analysis, liaison, and field monitoring.
Performs complex drafting assignments with general instructions and working from furnished or self-generated computations and sketches.
Evaluates functional feasibility of designs and their conformance to specifications; uses company and/or client drafting standards and specifications and engineering computations and sketches to assess the accuracy and acceptability of drawings prepared by other drafters, or designers. Instructs originators in the correction of noted deficiencies and certifies completeness of final drawing packages.
Prepares sketches to be drawn by others; maintain drafting standards and suggest new standards or changes to existing standards; assists in developing training plans and programs for the training of new and less experienced drafting personnel.
May operate CAD equipment, and train employees on the use of CAD equipment.
Perform other related duties as required.



Provides drafting team leadership on major projects of considerable scope/complexity or specific discipline, or specialty leadership for general design, drafting, and CAD support. Provides skills for layout and assembly of complete drawing packages for large projects and for accomplishing the drawing checking functions.
Works to accomplish project-level drafting tasks on schedule and within budget by solving problems as they arise or by coordinating the solution of problems with engineering and management. Developing procedures for improving drafting work processes and assisting inexperienced drafters in developing their drafting skills. To clearly communicate and interact effectively with other team member and management,
Requires an advanced understanding of all drafting practices and procedures plus the ability to perform and apply a variety of mathematical calculations and a thorough working knowledge of shop and field erection/assembly processes in the mechanical process, machine design, or structural areas.
Must have demonstrated good leadership, organization, planning, communication, and problem solving capability.
Requires certification of two (2) years training from a vocational school or two (2) years college with courses relevant to drafting or engineering principles plus a minimum of eight (8) years experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the progressive experience. Must have working knowledge of CAE/CAD systems.
Good familiarity with AutoCad 2D is required.
Ability to develop 3D models in AutoCAD 3D, Inventor, Creo, or equivalent software is highly desired.

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position
Must be able to sit at a desk for long periods of time (90%)
Must be able to work at a computer for long periods of time (90%)
Occasional site visits and travel may require lifting, climbing, crawling in an outdoor environment (10%)
Special clothing/equipment and other PPE may be required during site visits (10%)
Must be able to lift 50 lbs


Must take and pass a pre-employment drug and background test.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law. To view the DOL’s Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, please click here.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Tullahoma

About Jacobs
At approximately $13 Billion in revenues, Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services, including all aspects of architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. We serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. Our global network includes approximately 66,000 employees in more than 250 offices in more than 30 countries, with operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa, and Asia.

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Job Categories: 2D CAD, 3D CAD, Auto CAD, Creo, Engineering, Manufacturing, Mechanical Design, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Mold Design, ProE, and Structural Engineer. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: 2d, 3D CAD, Creo, Industrial Design, ProE, senior, Senior Mechanical Engineer, and Structural Design Engineer. Salary: BOE. Job expires in Endless.

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