Mechanical Drafter

 Montgomery, IL

job summary:

A Mechanical Drafter is needed for a world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives in the Montgomery, IL area. The main function of a mechanical drafter is to prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

location: Montgomery, Illinois

job type: Contract

salary: $27.45 - 40.89 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Located at Montgomery, IL supporting cab systems development for LWL/WDC's
  • Cab Competitive Update (CU) Leadership & Execution
  • Cab Maintenance BIQ issue resolution & management
  • DSN requests/questions incl cab replacements
  • Supplier deviations
  • Factory issues/deviations
  • Commercial questions/requests
  • Product Safety & Compliance questions/requests
  • CAD model requests from suppliers
  • Component obsolescence
  • Other design changes requested outside of CU & NPI
  • Monitoring quarterly/monthly product cost

Typical Day:

  • On a weekly basis, review priority of list of competitive update & maintenance projects with team leader
  • Attend current production meetings led by machine leaders to report on status of cab CU projects and any maintenance projects
  • Manage & assign maintenance requests including those in list of responsibilities above
  • Assist DSN analysts with any new questions/requests received from dealers
  • Review & approve supplier deviation requests as they come in

Education Requirement:

Bachelor's degree in engineering required (Mechanical Engineering preferred) with 3-5 years' experience OR High School/GED with 10+ years of experience.

Technical Skills Required:

  • 3-5 years' experience with designing and releasing processes highly preferred. Knowledge of cabs and cab systems
  • Conceive multiple design solutions & conduct tabletop design reviews with stakeholders
  • Creo (Pro/E) Teamcenter Engineering required
  • Teamcenter Visualization required
  • Geometric Tolerancing (preferred)

Soft Skills Required:

  • Clearly communicate status of design issues & projects.
  • Collaborate with members of various machine & cab teams in design projects.
  • Take initiative in handling day-to-day maintenance needs while consulting and learning from experienced members of the cab team.


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors


  • Creo
  • AutoCAD

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