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JOB TITLE:

Drafter

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Chicago Illinois United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Union Tank Car Company
Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc.
, a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.
Under close supervision, responsible for producing basic pattern designs, utilizing CAD tools.
Prepares detail drawings of products from sketches, using software tools.
Ensures that drawings incorporate all design features and maintain the product style.
Contributes design modifications to improve the quality and function of the product.
May be responsible for the administrative coordination of work done within the CAD area.
Learning role with 1 to 2 years of experience.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This position is responsible for creating detailed technical drawings with computer-aided design (CAD) software based on rough sketches, specifications and calculations from engineers.
Designs feature the relationship between various tank car mechanical parts and systems along with information about the materials to be used in production, as well as dimensions of the product being manufactured.
The drafter reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards.
Collaborates with design originators to resolve discrepancies between original drawings and final CAD designs.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Creates detailed drawings and models from verbal and written specifications that are obtained from the Layout Draftsman, Designer, Project Engineer or Chief Draftsman.
  • Researches and reviews drawing files and other sources such as manufacturers catalogs, customer specification sheets and Union Tank Car Design Manual.
  • Plans and prepares preliminary designs and specifications, working with both 3D and 2D design, ensuring adherence to company and industry standards.
    These designs are again reviewed and discussed with the engineering team to identify and implement any changes or additions to the current design and features.
  • Calculates and specifies dimensions, weight limitations and requirements in materials.
  • Resolves any potential issues and redesigns to improve functionality.
  • Develops 2D drawings by analyzing prototypes and 3D models.
  • Finalizes design by checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.
  • Ensures final design complies with regulations and quality standards.
  • Prepares and presents drawings for final review.
  • Maintains project drawing files, associated records and documentation.
  • Completes project responsibilities within scope, budget and schedule.
  • Provides timely technical assistance and solutions to the team.
  • Participates in and actively supports quality projects, activities and Responsible Care initiatives to ensure that the Company achieves its goals.
SKILLS/SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Ability to generate layout drawings from sketches and specifications.
  • Strong analytical skills and mathematical aptitude to solve calculations involving angles, weights, and costs.
  • Must be able to take directions and use them to deliver high-quality design.
  • Solid understanding of drafting principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time efficiently under strict deadlines.
The incumbent works to meet internal and external customer expectations at all times by fully applying oneself to the task involved, preventing errors, and developing and implementing personal quality improvement projects.
In addition, the incumbent is required to understand the Responsible Care Management System and actively participate in activities outlined therein.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associates degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Solid Edge or MicroStation software experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling tools.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Prepares clear, complete and accurate drawings according to specified dimensions for use by shop staff and various departments in the construction of tank cars and their components.
Ensures quality designs by complying with all UTC engineering practices and governing agency regulations.
Analyzes current techniques for possible improvements and works with others to propose ideas/changes that impact productivity, performance and cost savings.
Maintains an awareness of department, manual, trade association, governmental and Company scheduling requirements and advises personnel of procedural or systems changes required to ensure quality standards are maintained and schedules met.
Participates in and actively supports quality projects, activities and Responsible Care initiatives to ensure that the Company achieves its goals.
DISCLAIMER:
Please note the duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work.
They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.
Duties, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class.
If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to careers@marmon.
com, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

64200 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707363333-2ef4114bc7bea2a0c27a74ae9ab9fdf4

LOCATION:

Illinois United States

CITY:

Chicago

Job Origin:

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Union Tank Car Company
Come join a team where People make the difference! As a part of Marmon Holdings, Inc., a highly decentralized organization, we rely heavily on people with the aptitude, attitude, and entrepreneurial spirit to drive our success, and we're committed to attracting and retaining top talent.
Under close supervision, responsible for producing basic pattern designs, utilizing CAD tools. Prepares detail drawings of products from sketches, using software tools. Ensures that drawings incorporate all design features and maintain the product style. Contributes design modifications to improve the quality and function of the product. May be responsible for the administrative coordination of work done within the CAD area. Learning role with 1 to 2 years of experience.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This position is responsible for creating detailed technical drawings with computer-aided design (CAD) software based on rough sketches, specifications and calculations from engineers. Designs feature the relationship between various tank car mechanical parts and systems along with information about the materials to be used in production, as well as dimensions of the product being manufactured. The drafter reviews engineering drawings and designs to ensure adherence to established specifications and standards. Collaborates with design originators to resolve discrepancies between original drawings and final CAD designs.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Creates detailed drawings and models from verbal and written specifications that are obtained from the Layout Draftsman, Designer, Project Engineer or Chief Draftsman.
  • Researches and reviews drawing files and other sources such as manufacturers catalogs, customer specification sheets and Union Tank Car Design Manual.
  • Plans and prepares preliminary designs and specifications, working with both 3D and 2D design, ensuring adherence to company and industry standards. These designs are again reviewed and discussed with the engineering team to identify and implement any changes or additions to the current design and features.
  • Calculates and specifies dimensions, weight limitations and requirements in materials.
  • Resolves any potential issues and redesigns to improve functionality.
  • Develops 2D drawings by analyzing prototypes and 3D models.
  • Finalizes design by checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.
  • Ensures final design complies with regulations and quality standards.
  • Prepares and presents drawings for final review.
  • Maintains project drawing files, associated records and documentation.
  • Completes project responsibilities within scope, budget and schedule.
  • Provides timely technical assistance and solutions to the team.
  • Participates in and actively supports quality projects, activities and Responsible Care initiatives to ensure that the Company achieves its goals.
SKILLS/SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Ability to generate layout drawings from sketches and specifications.
  • Strong analytical skills and mathematical aptitude to solve calculations involving angles, weights, and costs.
  • Must be able to take directions and use them to deliver high-quality design.
  • Solid understanding of drafting principles, techniques and procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time efficiently under strict deadlines.
The incumbent works to meet internal and external customer expectations at all times by fully applying oneself to the task involved, preventing errors, and developing and implementing personal quality improvement projects. In addition, the incumbent is required to understand the Responsible Care Management System and actively participate in activities outlined therein.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associates degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Hands-on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software.
  • Solid Edge or MicroStation software experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling tools.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Prepares clear, complete and accurate drawings according to specified dimensions for use by shop staff and various departments in the construction of tank cars and their components. Ensures quality designs by complying with all UTC engineering practices and governing agency regulations. Analyzes current techniques for possible improvements and works with others to propose ideas/changes that impact productivity, performance and cost savings. Maintains an awareness of department, manual, trade association, governmental and Company scheduling requirements and advises personnel of procedural or systems changes required to ensure quality standards are maintained and schedules met. Participates in and actively supports quality projects, activities and Responsible Care initiatives to ensure that the Company achieves its goals.
DISCLAIMER:
Please note the duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work. Duties, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Following receipt of a conditional offer of employment, candidates will be required to complete additional job-related screening processes as permitted or required by applicable law.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to careers@marmon.com, and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

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