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Design Drafter

  • ID: 510503
  • Posted: 6/17/2022
  • Location: North Tonawanda, NY
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is looking for a Design Drafter for a client located in North Tonawanda, NY.  As a Design Drafter, you will be responsible for the proper execution and timely completion of key assigned design, take-off and drafting on projects and accounts to meet customer and company expectations on the design stage of the sales cycle in the project . 

Pay: $22-24 an hour. This is a Direct Hire position.

Customer Expectations:
The Drafter must execute the following:
  1. Know and understand all Terms & Conditions of each project.
  2. Know and understand all expressed and implied commitments, all customer expectations, and design schedules. 
  3. Become the 'Design Focal Point' throughout the fulfillment of the project or account if called upon to do so, including, scheduled communications on take-off, delivery & installation. The 
  4. Communicate with installers an on-site 'Readiness Review' prior to installation and communicate specific details of the project with the guidance of a project manager.
  5. Communicate with the customer a 'Project Close-Out' with written acceptance and approval for payment (Optional Upon Written Request) if necessary.
Project & Account Execution:
The (DD) Design - Drafter will:
  1. Participate in key elements of the project or assigned account, determined and executed by the (PM) Project Manager and the (DS) Drafting Supervisor. 
  2. Review and understand the project or account scope assigned as energy survey details, submittal details, CAD drawings, field photos and project or account information flow as well as all terms and conditions of the project or account. 
  3. Meet targeted objectives. 
  4. Follow the Filemaker® schedule on planned completion dates on take-off and design. 
  5. Monitor activity and review variances in planned to actual performance, based on the given schedule. 
Organization & Leadership Responsibilities:
The (DD) Design - Drafter must:
  1. Know, understand and demonstrate support of 'The Company Design Manual', it's standards, principles & processes. 
  2. Understand and support compliance to company administrative policies and procedures. 
  3. Engage with all customers, employing professionalism, representing the company and unconditionally maintain clear ethics in all actions and interactions with customers and sub-contractors.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience in the use of AutoCAD/Solid Works and a working knowledge of mechanical systems.
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience in flat pattern layout.
  • Computer software skills in MS Office. 
  • 'Hand Mechanical Drawing Skills' for obtaining field take-off information.
  • Construction site experience is a plus.
  • Be willing to travel throughout the U.S. and Canada. 
  • Have a valid driver's license

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • A preferred two-year college degree in an engineering technology design (Industrial or Mechanical Engineering Technology, Associates in Applied Science, A.A.S.).

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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