Sr CAD Designer/Drafter - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Do you enjoy creating drawings and models using CREO Parametric (Pro/Engineer)?

Do you have a strong knowledge of drafting standards?

Are you an expert CAD user?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, we would like to speak with you!

The Mechanical Subsystems Directorate is seeking a senior level Designer/Drafter in the Mechanical Design Integrity Department. The candidate will perform a wide variety of tasks in support of the engineering and manufacturing organizations. They will develop solutions to a variety of complex problems using established precedents and policies for guidance. The work is performed without appreciable direction either individually, in a team environment, or in a supervisory capacity. The senior level Designer/Drafter will use Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems to prepare mechanical design layouts, detail and assembly drawings and models (including but not limited to packaging, mechanisms, and castings) and related documentation in conformance to appropriate program and/or military specifications.

Note: This position can be Salary Grade G08 (Sr Tech Support Engineer I) or Salary Grade G09 (Sr Tech Support Engineer II) based upon the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, leadership, experience and responsibility requirements of the position.

Required Skills:
Four (4) years of mechanical design experience may include areas such as electrical/mechanical packaging, harnessing, structures, cabling, surfacing and mechanisms

Candidate will have a complete understanding of basic principles, theories and concepts for creation and preparation of engineering design documentation

Candidate will have a full knowledge of industry practices and standards used in drafting, modeling and design development/revision

Candidate will be able to identify and correct design, model, or drawing errors/omissions/deficiencies and recommend corrective actions or improvements

Technical knowledge sufficient to perform complex tasks such as preparation of all types of detail drawings, large assemblies, castings or other performs, interface drawings, various layouts for design concepts, and many other high level tasks

Technical knowledge using documentation specifications such as MIL-STD-31000, Y14.5M, ASME Y14.24 and ASME Y14.100

Candidate will have the ability to apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Advanced experience of CREO Parametric (Pro/Engineer) solid modeling CAD tool and considerable knowledge of Windchill data management (PDM) tool

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Required Education:
Bachelor Degree in Computer Aided Design, Engineering Technology, Information Technology

Desired Skills:
Knowledge of Raytheon Drafting Standards, Mechanical Engineering Process for documentation preparation

Demonstrated leadership skills

Effective oral and written communication skills / good communicator

Ability to work effectively in a team environment or independently

Working knowledge of RMS processes and procedures

Experience with machine shop tools

Existing DoD Secret clearance

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.