Senior CAD Drafter

Houston, TX 77058

Posted: 05/10/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -052024-18898 State: Texas

Job Description

CAD Operator III

Salary: $45-$53/hr DOE

Location: Houston, TX

Industry: Defense/Industrial

Employment Type: Opportunity for Contract-to-Hire


  • HS Diploma or equivalent or 2 years of technical training and 5 years of related experience
  • Must have experience with SolidWorks, Draft site, and PDM.
  • Familiarity and experience with DoD and/or other federal agency drawing standards preferred.
  • Must be a US Citizen


  • Using Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software, prepares or edits complex drawing packages including multiple views, connection or wiring diagrams, assembly drawings, and elevations.
  • Drawings include complex design features that require considerable drafting skill to visualize and portray.
  • Assignments may require the use of mathematical formulas to compute such as weights, load capacities, dimensions, quantities of materials, etc.
  • Working from sketches and verbal information supplied by an engineer or designer, determines the most appropriate views, details or drawings and supplementary information needed to complete assignments.
  • Selects required information from precedents, manufacturers' catalogs, and technical guides.
  • Independently resolves most problems encountered. Supervisor or designer may suggest methods of approach or provide advice on unusually difficult problems.
  • Prepares a variety of drawings and sketches using multiple drafting techniques as required.
  • Prepares a variety of drawings using a mastery of terminal operator's layout drafting level of the command and data entry methods appropriate to the CAD system in use.
  • Performs assists tasks exercising judgment in the selection and use of appropriate drafting practices, procedures, and specifications.
  • All work is subject to specific checking and approval.
  • Answers questions of and gives assistance to less classified personnel.
  • Determines scales, views, and sections for orthographic and axonometric drawings relating to design and documentation requirements using appropriate processes.
  • Prepares drawings of electrical schematics and connection diagrams from rough sketches or design information using knowledge of the physical, functional, and fabrication requirements of the items and assemblies.
  • Develops layouts and drawings of complex items and assemblies within established weight and dimensional limits.
  • Prepares drafting time/cost requirement estimates.
  • Provides time/cost management of projects as required. Performs other related duties as required.



SRG Government Services is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

Keyword Searchstring: CAD, Drafter, CAD Operator, SolidWorks, PDM, Draftsite, DoD

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