Mechanical CAD Designer / Drafter II
Norwich, CT 
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Job Title / Level
Mechanical CAD Designer / Drafter II
Clearance Required?
Norwich, CT 06360 US (Primary)
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0 - 10%
Job Description

LOOKING FOR: A self-driven, mid-level candidate with the ability to obtain Secret clearance to join our AMERICAN SYSTEMS Engineering Services team as a Mechanical CAD Designer/Drafter II in Norwich, CT.

As a Mechanical CAD Designer/Drafter II you will:

  • Provide support to mechanical/electrical engineers.
  • Work in a dynamic environment with amazing learning and growth potential.
  • Learn the ins and outs of drafting and designing in a professional environment.
  • Obtain your secret clearance and work with submarines.
  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan! (ESOP)
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.

A week in the life of an Mechanical CAD Designer/Drafter II:

  • Preparing working plans and detailed drawings of submarine systems
  • Complete mechanical or electrical drawings of moderately complex components and assemblies.
  • Assembling notes and communicating with mechanical and electrical engineering teams to complete rough or detailed sketches for manufacturing purposes.
  • Working with computerized equipment AutoCAD
  • Making engineering computations and adjustments in drawings.
  • Reviewing and checking dimensions of work, materials and quantities used.
  • Review and design electrical schematics for submarine components

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

Company Awards:

* Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021
* Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021
* Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021

Veteran Hiring Awards:

* U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
* BEST FOR VETS by Military Times


Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma, GED or Technical school Degree in Drafting
  • Any type of CADD certification
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance

Three (3) to Five (5) years of experience in:

  • AutoCAD, Solidworks or any other comparable designing software
  • Working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
  • Providing great customer service skills
  • Will accept technical certification credit for military experience, where possible
EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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