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CAD Operator

Job Tracking ID:  85347-295226
Location:   Dallastown, PA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  November 19, 2019
Radford Job Code: 07351-07355
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Job Description:


Using design layouts, models and other information, create design drawings for use by manufacturing.



  • Support CAD Designers by creating working drawings for basic shelters and mechanical and electrical modifications including rack installations, ECU installations, entry panel installations, lighting, power distribution and other ancillary items. 
  • Understand customer Technical Data Package requirements for the program. 
  • Incorporate drawing changes. 
  • Follow all CAD standards and procedures used by Gichner Shelter Systems. 
  • Meet CAD schedules and budgets. 
  • Review drawings for completeness and accuracy. 
  • Follow configuration requirements for documentation control. 
  • Interface with other departments to support the project. 
  • Contribute to product improvement, standardization and department improvement projects.


Other Job Functions

  •  Other duties may be assigned.



 This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 

Experience and Skills:


Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

Ability to adhere to workplace rules.



High School Diploma or equivalent.

2 years technical training, or equivalent experience.

Proficient in 2D CAD.


Problem Solving         

Resolves some problems that are diversified and somewhat complex.


Requires judgment in the application or interpretation of standard practices to suit special or changing conditions. Fact finding and analysis is frequently required as information not always easily available.

Knows how to deal with most all issues that have been seen before within Gichner.

Can interact with Gichner sources throughout the company to address problems.


Decision Making/ Accountability

Requires judgment in coordinating analysis of diverse information, reviewing recommendations, making decisions in order to resolve problems.

Some tasks call for latitude and decision making requiring judgment in deviating from standard practice.



Office environment.

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).

Ability to lift  up to 10 pounds.

Ability to follow standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   2
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   Technical College
Starting Date :   ASAP