Mechanical Designer in Cary, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Cary, NC
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $25.0 - $35.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


ACCOUNTABLE TO: Manager of Drafting & Design Department

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Providing CAD and technical assistance as directed to the project teams


•         Strong computer and AutoCAD skills

•         Understands use of generic details and their applications

•         Accuracy, quality, completeness and adherence to the schedule can be independently maintained

•        Willing to work overtime on an as needed basis


The Designer I position works under occasional supervision to prepare finished drawings from very complex sketches, notes, layouts, details, and verbal instruction.  Responsibilities include:

•         Drafting of mechanical equipment from a work point diagram

•         Drafting of drive assemblies

•         Able to perform algebraic and geometric calculation

•         Able to check for design fit, interference, and function

•         Layout of steel arrangements

•         Develop limited client interaction skills

•         Basic Microsoft Excel and Word skills

•         Can perform assignments quickly and accurately

•         Well developed analytical and problem solving skills

•         Can fully and accurately check all work preformed

•         Learn and works in accordance to Mid-South Engineering policies and procedures


The Designer I will be a team player, will maintain a cordial and cooperative attitude in the department and in the company and perform all other related work, as assigned or as apparent.


The work hours for this position will range from 40 hours to 55 hours per week, depending on workload.  Overtime will be required when the workload is heavy.


This position will require a minimum amount of travel.  Travel will be to current job sites and will usually be 1 to 2-day trips.  These trips will be to assist lead coordinators and project engineers and will also be used for educational purposes.