KOAM ENGINEERING Jr. Designer/Drafter in Gig Harbor, Washington
Position: Jr. Designer/Drafter Location: Gig Harbor, WA Job Id: 2021-27 # of Openings: 2 Koam Engineering Systems, Inc. (KES Inc.) is an employee owned small business specializing in technology innovation and systems integration by combining innovative products and reliable engineering services. Headquartered in San Diego, California with an office in Gig Harbor, WA, KES provides services globally in systems engineering & technical assistance, requirements analysis, software design & development, systems integration & testing, independent verification & validation, and operational & logistic support. Position SummaryThe Jr. Designer/Drafter will be physically measuring shipboard components and generate full-scale computer-aided drawings, schematics and/or technical diagrams of shipboard mechanical, structural and electrical systems in accordance with applicable requirements.Responsibilities:Develop CAD models of ship compartments for use in the development of ship modification drawingsAssist with routine shipcheck activities, documenting existing ship structure, equipment and rack internals, ventilation and pipingResponsible for physically measuring and documenting equipment sizes, locations and orientations and generating full-scale electronic depictions of equipment layouts as well as any interfacing systems (structure, mechanical, power, network)Assist engineers in documenting boundaries for system alterations onboard shipDevelop removal and installation drawings as instructedDevelop equipment arrangement drawings and system diagramsCorrectly develop plan, section and elevation views for drawings to adequately capture detailsBack fix/modify drawings as requested by lead engineer(s)Develop a list of equipment for all removal and installation drawings as instructedProvide support in the development of work-flow process efficiencyIn addition to computer drafting, some manual drafting may be requiredOther duties as assignedExperience:Familiar of basic engineering design principles and able to solve problems in real time.Possess strong spatial visualization abilitiesProficient with Microsoft Suite including ExcelAbility to work independently as well as in a team environment Strong computer and communication skillsQualifications and Educational Requirements:Technical certificate or a 2-year technical degree in computer drafting or related disciplineHigh School diploma or equivalentThis position requires a U.S. Government granted personnel security clearance at the Secret level. Individual must be able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance eligibility for employmentMust be able to travel up to 20% or as neededMust be able to climb ladders, work in cramped shipboard spaces and lift up to 50-poundsU.S. Citizenship is requiredPreferredExisting U.S. Government security clearance at the Secret levelCompetence with 3D Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) desiredBasic computer programming skills including LISP and VBASince 1995, KES continues to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of a growing small business that focuses on the needs of its customers and employees and serves to provide a rewarding and challenging career. KES offers a competitive salary and full range of benefits. KES, Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Apply for this Position Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.