Technical Illustrator in Irvine, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Irvine, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $51.0 - $51.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Technical Illustrator

Short description /

target of this role:

 The Technical Illustrator (CATIA Composer) is responsible for interpreting engineering CAD designs and specifications to compose 3 dimensional assembly documentation using CATIA and 3DVIA Composer for engineering and manufacturing facilities.  Strong understanding of automobile components and their functions along with a solid knowledge of CATIA Composer, CAD systems and technical illustration experience essential.


  • Create 3DVIA Composer views using existing CAD data;
  • Create, populate, and maintain Composer .smg files in Smarteam;
  • Identify automotive parts/assemblies and their respective modules;
  • Communicate with engineers and manufacturing personnel to assure accuracy of the 3D Composer documents;
  • Quickly and accurately correct, edit, and/or update created 3D Composer documents;
  • Occasionally provide instruction to other personnel on using CATIA Composer;
  • May be required to create, revise, or edit existing 2D paper assembly documents using illustration software;
  • Prepare accurate, comprehensive, and aesthetically pleasing 3 Dimensional Assembly Documents (3D-AD) that meet the requirements of both engineering and manufacturing.
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing to maintain an accurate account of revisions, changes, and history of the 3D-AD.
  • Help develop, improve, and maintain consistency of the look and feel of the 3D-AD.
  • Support timing requests for 3D-AD by personnel and overall program timing plans.
  • Attend pertained engineering/manufacturing related meetings that may affect the content of the 3D-AD.

Required Qualifications:  (include minimum Education and Experience requirements and any required / specialized skill sets)

  • 3DVIA Certification or 5+ years of 3DVIA experience required; Undergraduate Degree in a related subject, such as a BSME preferred.
  • 3DVIA Composer and CATIA knowledge/skills as well as SmarTeam knowledge/skills essential;
  • Adobe Illustrator and/or Corel Draw illustration software required.
  • Basic knowledge of automotive components and technologies, along with familiarity with various manufacturing processes.