Design Technician Job Description

Design Technician Job Description

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Design technician provides electrical equipment designs and layouts which meet client's Machine Drafting Standards on CAD based formats (AutoCAD 2017, AutoCAD Electrical 2017).

Design Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Works under general supervision and follows all safety precautions and procedures
Design and layout sprinkler systems using specialized CAD software packages that are based on the AutoCAD platform
Extracts engineering data from various sources and processes the data following well-defined methods or procedures (elementary algebra, geometry)
Will be responsible for troubleshooting high level control systems when required
Prepare preliminary and detailed design drawings, designs, plans and specifications
Design and reproduce maps and graphs
Review and analyze plans, legislation, and policies
Conduct occasional on-site field inspection for local municipal projects
Answer phone inquiries from our internal and external customers regarding system designs
Ability to independently source appropriate solutions to questions/concerns regarding system designs

Design Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Design Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NICET, III, II, NFPA, IV, IAM, ITIL, CAD, GED, RCDD

Education for Design Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the design technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Design, Associates, Engineering, Education, Drafting, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Construction, Computer

Skills for Design Technician

Desired skills for design technician include:

Material handling and storage systems
NFPA codes and standards
AutoCAD
Civil/BIM processes as they pertain to collaboration and coordination between disciplines
Advanced drafting practices and be familiar with CADD principles
Procedures
Caterpillar's engineering drawing practices
Microsoft Office Suite
AutoCAD and Microstation

Desired experience for design technician includes:

Understanding of support functions of screen print and embroidery operations, including inks, screens, threads, needles
EGIS Mapping Experience preferred
ArcMap Fiber Design systems experience preferred
Read and understand 2D and 3D drawings
Able to meet tight deadlines and able to work alone or with a team
Preference given to candidates local to the Spokane area

Design Technician Examples

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Design Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a design technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for design technician
  • Ensure document integrity, uniqueness, and compliance with internal and external procedures
  • Proactively provides guidance and direction to technicians by utilizing knowledge of standards, system, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and Company policies and procedures
  • Work with sales teams to review site plans and changes to the design from the original sale, compared to the final engineering design, working to effectively communicate changes and solutions to meet customer requests
  • Provide design support and understand process, protocols and technical aspects or a solar design, job flow and requirements as outlined by building departments and utility companies
  • Communicate with management to identify common issues and develop suitable and effective solutions to handle inquiries in a timely manner
  • Meet or exceed individual and team quotas and goals
  • Support with the design of Temporary Traffic Management arrangements in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice and legislation
  • Participation in the preliminary and detailed design of roads, bridge and highways in both rural and urban environment
  • Prepare CAD / Microstation Bridges drawings and assists with some general CAD office duties
  • May provide guidance to junior CAD Technicians
Qualifications for design technician
  • Preference given to candidates local to the Irvine area
  • Working knowledge of Microstation is essential
  • Post-secondary education in Civil Engineering Technology from an accredited college
  • Member with OACETT
  • Experience preparing preliminary and detailed highway or municipal infrastructure design and/or drawings
  • Experience working on municipal road/provincial highway design project teams
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a design technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for design technician
  • Create installation and architectural drawings depicting wiring schematics for venues
  • Ensure all assigned project tool design and tool fabrication efforts are met
  • Maintain and support tool tracking system (including build changes and updates), the design library and support software
  • Work closely with the district contracting teams to understand the contract with the customer, the scheduling of the design process, and the delivery needs of the installation crew
  • Perform engineering calculations with respect to strength of materials, speeds, horsepower, temperature, pressure, force, as related to tooling designs
  • Ability to solder SMT components and devices
  • Build prototype circuit boards from schematics
  • Ensure assemblies are properly handled and marked accordingly
  • Fill out daily logs and other paperwork as required
  • Perform other duties assigned by Design Engineers
Qualifications for design technician
  • Proficiency using Civil 3D is an asset
  • Experience conducting site inspections
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines and changing priorities
  • Coordinate piping layout & elevations with other trades
  • Rising Junior or Senior pursuing a Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Coursework in strength of materials and basic structural design
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Design Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a design technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design technician
  • Facilitate the implementation of shop safety policies and procedures
  • Operates and adjusts basic and moderately complex testing equipment
  • Creates and updates models, drawings, assemblies and processes as required
  • Recognizes and resolves routine process and equipment problems and refers more complex issues to higher levels
  • Presents data and necessary details of findings in standard formats
  • May train and review the work of new technicians to basic standards
  • Works with engineers to support daily manufacturing and assembly needs
  • Supports department needs and duties in KPI’s, order cell, product returns, DPS’s, and projects
  • Follow project test plans and provides input into testing processes
  • Completes test setups with guidance from engineers or other technicians
Qualifications for design technician
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering strongly preferred
  • Customer service experience, preferably in a call center environment
  • Ability to multitask with interruptions
  • Strong computer skills (Adobe Acrobat Professional, MS Office, Outlook and other Microsoft and related applications)
  • Familiarity with general office IT software
  • Relocation assistance not available for this position
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Design Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of design technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for design technician
  • Project management, quality assurance, process optimization and acquiring new clients and process partners
  • Develop project plans and schedules that meet specifications and requirements defined by the client
  • Develop new solutions, and build/extend a catalogue of standard solutions to design and construction problems and challenges
  • Ensure that all contributions are fully carried out compliant with company health, safety and environmental requirements and policy
  • Previous project management skills and capability
  • Gather and check APTD (Advanced Package Technology Development) documentation for correctness which includes technical risk assessment, package and material stack up, vendor design approval form, substrate and package drawings, bond diagram, process BKMs, and other items that are critical to function/quality
  • Enter product specification data into PDSS
  • Reviews project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables
  • Promote quality within project/group/section
  • Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistent deliverables
Qualifications for design technician
  • Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering, drafting, designing or related degree
  • Inventor or SolidWorks (Inventor Preferred)
  • Autodesk Revit MEP custom family creation and modification
  • Ability to come up with custom sheet metal and extruded designs while staying within manufacturing and procurement capabilities (R&D production design)
  • Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering, drafting, designing or related
  • Minimum of 1 year experience drawing in a warehouse or fulfillment center environment
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Design Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of design technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for design technician
  • Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development
  • People Management - Manage staff performance
  • Assemble printed circuit board electronics
  • Light weight mechanical assembly of motion stages comprising motors, bearings and encoders
  • Mechanical assembly of composite materials and sheet metal
  • Build and operate various test rigs
  • Perform Product functional testing
  • Maintain prototype parts stock
  • Mounting and wiring PCBs and other electronic components into test enclosures
  • Programming SW into electronics, assembly of PCBs, modification of wiring harnesses
Qualifications for design technician
  • Working on cleanroom product design team - Working closely with Engineers on the shop floor to design and draft mechanical products for cleanroom products that are used to provide clean air to surgical rooms at clients hospital clients - Handling multiple projects (basically designing small parts that will go into the larger final product)
  • Utilization of internally developed programs for getting data to various departments, including procurement support
  • Knowledge of Microsoft DAX M.R.P system is a plus
  • Self-motivated person who can quickly prioritize with minimal oversight
  • Inventor test will be administered during interview
  • Willingness to learn and cross train into other design roles as we have multiple product lines

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