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Designer (Mechanical-CAD)

Title:  Designer (Mechanical-CAD) Date Posted:  09/12/2012
Division:  APS Engineering Support Date Re-posted:  
Requisition:  319858 AES Minimum:  32.64
Employment Category:  Temporary Pay Cycle:  Hourly
Shift:  8:30 - 5:00 Grade:  Union
Hours:  40  
Job Description
  Basic Purpose
  Under the direction of the group leader and the responsible engineer/scientist, creates drawings, checks drawings and drawing packages, uses CAD techniques to develop concept design packages which fulfill established design requirements. This includes (but is not limited to) design layout drawings, supporting calculations/documentation, material selection, welding, piping, etc., symbol usage, drawing tolerance determinations, methods of fabrication, complex assembly drawings, and effective use of GD&T to convey the design intent. Uses the above to efficiently estimate the time and cost to complete related fabrication drawings. Assists the responsible engineer/scientist in making bid/fabrication drawing packages that relay the design requirements to the vendors. Uses the benefit of 3-D experience to investigate design changes and possible improvements via viewing angle, perspective, cross sectioning and interference investigation. Must be able to work with limited supervision and frequently leads the work of other design and drafting personnel.
  Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Approximately 10 years diversified experience in producing mechanical (machine) designs for unique mechanical equipment or equivalent. This includes checking and preparation of original design layouts, handbook calculations, and complete fabrication drawings for 1) electro-mechanical equipment; 2) equipment support structures; 3) piping and support systems; and 4) special purpose machines such as accelerators. At least 3-5 years experience with a full function CAD system such as Pro/E or AutoCAD is required. Three dimensional (3-D) solid CAD design experience is a must, Pro/E experience preferred. Some knowledge of vacuum, magnet, and radio-frequency technologies is desirable. Use of personal computing type software helpful. (Excel, Word, etc.)
Argonne National Laboratory is currently seeking to fill 4 designer term positions. If your knowledge, skills, and qualifications meet our position's requirements, please apply. Please note: You need to apply only once as all applicants will be considered for one of the 4 openings.

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