• Early Career Technical Designer

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Engineering Center of Excellence
    Job ID
  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for creating detail and assembly drawings to assist with the development and definition of launch, and space vehicle, as well as structures and systems. This is an entry-level position for applicants that are recent trade school graduates with 0 to 3 years' experience.  This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.




    • Prepare / evolve design layouts, create and maintain detail part and assembly drawings using CAD and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) tools.
    • Review engineering drawing and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.
    • Support engineering teams in the development with mechanical layout and detail design and drawing for structural, mechanical, fluids and electronic detail parts and assemblies.
    • Application of relevant company (design, drafting, parts) techniques to plan, lay-out, and maintain data depicting engineering designs (detail, assembly and installation drawings or datasets).
    • Implementation of engineering and manufacturing best practices to achieve a balanced approach to cost, schedule and performance requirements.


    • 2 year AS degree in Computer Aided Drafting or Mechanical Engineering Technology.
    • Knowledge of designing/drafting for aerospace, automotive, marine or applicable structures, mechanical systems , fluid system or electrical systems.
    • Bias to learn.
    • Mechanical design and integration skills using Creo or CATIA software.
    • Experience managing large CAD assemblies and associated drawings.
    • Familiar with existing applicable drafting standards.
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


    • Bias for design for manufacturing and assembly.
    • Hands on product development interest.
    • Experience using Creo CAD tools.
    • Experience managing large CAD assemblies and associated drawings.
    • Experience using Windchill PLM configuration control tools.


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