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CAD Drafter/Designer

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Job Number:
649126
Job Category:
Machinery / Assembly / Tactical Vehicles
Location:
ALBUQUERQUE, NM US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret
Description:
Looking for work-life balance?  Leidos offers generous leave and accommodating flex-time to help you juggle your personal and professional life. If this is something you are looking for and you have a background in CAD drafting and designing then we have a job for you!
 
We are looking for a CAD Drafter / Designer to work at Kirtland, AFB, NM in laboratory and field settings assisting senior engineering staff in designing, generating and reviewing CAD models to furnish a comprehensive assembly for review by Leidos primary research physicists and engineers. Yes we get to go outside now and then!!! If you are enthusiastic and enjoy working in a vibrant and challenging research environment then read the rest of the job to see if this could be your next career move. 
 
Would you get excited doing these?
- Preparing complete production detail drawings (lays outs/sketches/flow charts/diagrams/schematics, etc.), documentation and reports
- Providing support to engineers on technical projects and collects, maintains, organizes, compiles, and manipulates data to improve quality of product and/or manufacturing operations. 
- Creating, building, assembling, modifying and/or repairing prototype assemblies.  
- Performing mathematical calculations per engineering specifications. Undertakes analyses of data where guidelines are provided.  
- Recommending alternative solutions to problems and obstacles.

Qualifications:
If your answer above is yes. Then read further to ensure you have what we are looking for.
- AAS degree or Certificate in Engineering Drafting or equivalent work experience.
- Proficient with SolidWorks
- Working knowledge of Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Systems
- Ability to obtain a Secret government security clearance within 6 months of hire
- Ability to understand and abide by government safety rules and regulations
- Ability to handle unusual and seldom occurring job events with minimal assistance
- Willingness to support several different Leidos customers for both short and long term assignments 
- Possess excellent written and oral communication skills 
- Competency with standard desktop computer software
- Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings
- Experience with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repair
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration
- Active DOD or DOE clearance
- Experience with manual and CNC machining equipment (mill, lathe, etc.)
- Experience with vacuum/pneumatic systems and controls
- Experience working with hazardous chemicals and gases
- Experience with oscilloscopes, multi-meters, high voltage power supplies, and control systems
- Experience with high voltage
 
ASG/SPO
External Referral Eligible

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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