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Job Tracking ID:  85347-295231
Location:   Dallastown, PA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  November 20, 2019
Radford Job Code: 08121-08125
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Job Description:



Create cost effective design layouts, models and drawings that meet all customer requirements.




  • Create layouts, models and drawings to support production. 
  • Provide support to Engineers for design of basic shelters and mechanical and electrical modifications including rack installations, ECU installations, entry panel installations, lighting, power distribution and other ancillary items. 
  • Attend job kick-off meetings and participate in design reviews with customers as required. 
  • Review and understand customer specifications and Statements of Work, including Technical Data Package requirements for the program.
  • Follow all CAD standards and procedures used by Gichner Shelter Systems.  
  • Meet CAD schedules and budgets. 
  • Provide support to CAD Operators. 
  • Review drawings for design. 
  • Follow configuration requirements for documentation control. 
  • Interface with other departments to support the project. 
  • Contribute to product improvement, standardization and department improvement projects. 
  • Assist in providing CAD estimates as required.


Other Job Functions

  • Address problems that can be resolved by applying standard procedures or established practice.
  • Develop solutions to routine technical problems of limited scope.
  • Fact-finding and analysis is limited, as informaiton is readily available.
  • Can interact with Gichner sources to address problems
  • Decisions have an impact primarily on quality, accuracy & usefulness of results
  • Acts according to assignments from manager
  • May participate in giving advice, guidance, and direction to CAD Operators as required.



 This position does not require 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



2 years technical training, or equivalent experience.

0 to 1 year experience in CAD design

Basic machining skills.

Good mechanical skills.

CAD experience



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:   3
Years of Experience:   At least 1 Year
Level of Education:   Technical College
Starting Date :   ASAP