CAD Designer II

Job Details

Position Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $27.68 – $27.68 Hourly

Travel Percentage: None

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Engineering



In this role, the CAD Designer II will be responsible for creating and revising specific engineering projects. This includes but is not limited to, engineering legacy drawing / model conversions, redlines, and as-builts; which may require shop measurement take-offs. Responsible for mechanical equipment design from concept through the development of final layouts. Reviews, interprets and supports the development of specifications, develops concept sketches, develops final layouts and Bills of Material, supports manufacturing and build of equipment, and resolves mechanical commissioning issues. Meet established deadlines, goals, and assist in generating professional and comprehensive technical design packages using Computer Aided Design software’s. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, to perform essential job functions.


  • Executes equipment design, feasibility studies, preparation of specifications, and technical documentation.
  • Carries out engineering solutions and designs in compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer requirements and project specifications.
  • Applies design standards and generic design patterns.
  • Develops and designs mechanical solutions for equipment of different kinds that provides specified and required functionality and cost effectiveness.
  • Review and interpret mechanical specifications.
  • Develop concept sketches for mechanical devices related to assembly systems.
  • Develop design/layout of cost unit & cost unit element.
  • Present/review design with others including customer.
  • Create details drawings and check drawings for proper detailing.
  • Create all necessary deliverables for engineering to Production Control
  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.


  • May work with engineers, engineering technicians, or industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Required Education, Experience & Certification
  • Associate of Applied Science or equivalent.
  • Solidworks Training Certificate or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with 3D Solid Modeling
  • SolidWorks 2020 to present (preferred)
  • Experience with Solidworks Routing Systems
  • Able to interpret and create models from P&ID’s
  • Working knowledge of Document Control / ERP systems
  • AutoCAD 2014 / DraftSight 2020 or greater
  • Familiar with ANSI/ASME Y14.5 drafting standards

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years pressure vessel experience.
  • Background in transport systems
  • ASME Section VIII, Div.1 Pressure Vessel code.
  • NAV ERP system experience
  • EPDM Vault
  • Routing Environment experience


  • Collaboration Skills
  • Ethical Conduct & Practice
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and time management skills
  • SolidWorks, Solid Edge, or Inventor
  • Self- motivated and highly organized
  • Good mechanical aptitude and knowledge


Sitting for long periods of time. Walking, standing, continually required to talk and hear, must have mobility in bending, and squatting, must be able to walk on feet, must be able to climb a latter, PC work. Must be able to lift up-to 50 lbs.


Plant and office environment. High volumes of PC work. Work is performed primarily in a controlled temperature environment, but not limited to outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions. Manufacturing shop floor, noise, extreme temperatures both high and low in the work, Monday through Friday, weekends, and holidays as required.


  • Report safety hazards.
  • Immediately report incidents involving illness, injury or property damage.
  • Wear appropriate PPE as instructed.
  • Comply with all safety policies, procedures and rules.
  • Participation in safety meetings and training.
  • Be aware of personal safety as well as that of team members to promote a safe work environment.


This is a full-time position. Work schedule is Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” work hours of 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and must work 40 hours each week to maintain full time status.


No regular travel is expected for this position. Intermittent trips may be required; not expected to exceed 10%.


Eligibility to work in the U.S. with the appropriate work authorization documentation.


Taylor-Wharton America is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to the dynamic nature of the business.