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Jan 24, 2023

Seeking Structural Drafter - CAD

Weston and Associates LLC, is a leader in engineering, procuring, & constructing the world’s largest liquid & dry bulk storage systems. Additionally, we also specialize in metal fabrication and manufacturing, custom specialty products. Our team strives on providing our customers with top-quality products and services.

At this time we are seeking an experienced Structural Drafter - CAD that will report directly to the Engineering Manager.

The ideal candidate performs a variety of entry-level design/drafting activities group including preparing/updating installation drawings for projects, preparing assembly/manufacturing drawings, establishing guidelines and procedures for CAD data management, and managing workload distribution within the department. Other duties are to be performed as assigned.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare dimensional drawings, installation drawings and more complex drawings
  • Review blueprints, plans, specifications, and other customer documentation when design service is requested by the application engineer or project manager
  • Works with Director of Engineering and engineering team on guidelines for installation drawings which meet and exceed the customer’s requirements
  • Implement these requirements on drawings sent to the customer
  • Serve as an information source on planning and design of equipment
  • Maintain notes, design calculations and other documentation (like drawings, bill of materials, list of design parameters, and /performance guarantees) for future reference within a dedicated Project Management System and drawing database
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of third-party items and services data base
  • Review and modify information with supervision by the Director of Engineering and or Engineering team
  • Make data available to application engineers and project managers
  • Understand filing guidelines for drawings to maintain up to date revised drawings
  • Other duties as required relating to CAD database maintenance, PDM, etc




  • Associate degree or completion of a technical trade school in CAD, drafting or related field: or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Part modeling and detailing experience using Autodesk Inventor or Solid Works
  • Experience using AutoCAD 2D design software (desired)
  • Experience in equipment layout for industrial manufacturing projects (desired)

Skills/Specialized Knowledge/Abilities

  • Proficient in use of AutoCAD /ProE Creo Parametric software or other related software.
  • Excellent communications skills: interpersonal, listening, oral, and written, with an attention to detail.
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Hours of Operation
  • Monday - Friday - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday - Sunday - Closed