Design Draftsman II

Lisi Aerospace Torrance, CA

Develop and modify detailed scales and manufacturing drawings using CAD hardware and software from sketches, layouts, existing CAD files or notes provided by engineering.


Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation for disabilities may be made for one or more of the following:

* Contribute design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product.

* Checks drawing plots versus the project input for correctness and conformance to standards.

* Designs, draws, and develops tooling and fixtures with the use of Auto-CAD and Solid Works.

* Works with engineers regarding model accuracy, design, drafting standards and ECN/DCR documentation.

* May work with system management including file maintenance, backup and storage.

* Assist and works with engineers to make prototypes and implementation of new concepts.

* Support Engineering and Manufacturing departments.

* Follow all 5S department procedures which include but are not limited to; keeping floors clean of oil and debris, returning tools to proper locations, organize part pans, and performs other housekeeping duties.

* Attends all required job related training (internal and external).

* All employees are responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Aerospace, and HSE Procedures.

* All employees are responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements, and safe operating procedures at all times.

* All employees are required to bring any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management’s attention immediately.

* Continually seek opportunities to improve our HSE performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results.

* Able to recognize cosmetic non-conformances based on Company specifications such as; burrs, galling, cracked edges, slug marks, dimensional changes in production parts and initiate action to prevent non-conformance such as stopping the machine and notifying Supervisor.

* Other duties may be assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

* Analytical – Collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; understands work flows and procedures.

* Technical Skills –Able to clearly share expertise and transfer technical knowledge to others; Knowledge of mechanical drafting standards and practices, dimensioning and tolerance. General understanding of Mechanical Engineering and design principles.

* Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens intently to others and seeks clarification; Provides clear and pleasant responses to inquiries regardless of the situation.

* Written Communication – Writes technical documents clearly and accurately. Transfers technical data into meaningful written documents that can be understood by all levels of the organization.

* Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.

* Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Aligns work with strategic goals.

* Cost Consciousness – Works within the direction of the department’s resources; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.

* Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

* Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.

* Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibility.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Position is entry level. Candidate must be a quick learner.

Education and/or Experience

* Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school preferred.

* 3-5 years of design drafting experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of the following application software: Database; AutoCAD; Internet; Solid Works; Micro Station; Spreadsheet and Word Processing.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals. Ability to write routine reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commission, proportions. Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Certificates, licenses, registrations

Evidence of “US person” is required under ITAR


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, and to speak or listen. The employee is frequently required to sit and requires eye-hand coordination, repetitive hand movement and manual dexterity use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand for extended periods of time and walk. The employee must occasionally bend, reach to shoulder level and lift, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. Hearing level within normal/average range.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to moderate.

Safety and Environmental

The responsibilities of the position include compliance with company and governmental safety, environmental and hazardous materials regulations and procedures. Employee will be required to wear personal safety equipment such as safety glasses, hearing protection, or proper footwear PPE in specified areas.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.