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Mechanical Designer / Drafter

Job Title
Mechanical Designer / Drafter
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St Paul,  MN 55110
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Mechanical Designer Drafter

Our client, in a northern St. Paul, MN suburb, provides custom designed specialty machines for a variety of industries including manufacturing, refrigeration, heating and cooling among others. This is an immediate opportunity for a designer/drafter who has strong SolidWorks experience. Ideal candidate works well independently and has the ability to draft and detail large hydraulic products from initial concept with minimal direction. Contract to hire or Direct hire position. Immediate start available.


  • Create and update multi-view detail drawings from sketches, layouts, marked up drawings, and written instructions using SolidWorks software         
  • Prepare detailed drawings including all necessary information regarding materials, processes, dimensions and tolerances for engineering and manufacturing purposes
  • Create parts lists, material cut lists and BOMs for purchasing and manufacturing
  • Provide technical assistance to manufacturing during construction
  • Maintain project files and documentation


  • Associate’s degree in Mechanical Drafting Engineering Technology or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • At least three years’ experience using SolidWorks
  • Competent in 3D part and 3D assembly design in SolidWorks
  • Advanced mechanical drafting skills
  • Working knowledge of the principles of Statics and Dynamics and the use of mathematical skills to calculate deflections
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics and the ability to properly size all machine components including: cylinders, clamps, motors, fasteners, actuators, regulators, flow controls, valves, fittings, etc.

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