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Electro/Mechanical Design Drafter

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 2, 2022
Reference Code: 18149
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) SMC group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a technical career as a Project Engineer.
Idaho National Lab (INL) will change the world's energy future & secure our infrastructure! Join us - innovate the future!
Our team works an on-site 4x10 schedule located at our SMC facility with every Friday off!
Responsibilities Include:
  • Perform as a member of an integrated engineering project team to apply electrical and mechanical design skills and techniques using CAD software.
  • Facilitates the development of design drawings and specifications as needed to support continuous growth and improvement of the Specific Manufacturing Capability (SMC) project.
  • Create and revise technical drawings to support the modification of systems, structures, and components (SSC's) that enable SMC to fulfill its manufacturing mission for the United States Army.
  • Work within the design process from preparation of conceptual designs to as-building of as installed work. The work load is demanding, fast paced, and will provide a variety of design challenges in a constantly evolving basis.
  • Apply sound engineering principles, concepts and theories to assigned work scopes.
  • Work is checked by checker and design process reviews. May mediate design review meetings to support complex assignments or projects.
  • Act as a liaison with other departments coordinating review and approval of design outputs.
  • Knowledge of 2D and 3D drafting/design software Pro Engineer, AutoCAD Solidworks, or CIMCAD.
  • Basic knowledge of nationally recognized standards for drafting and specification convention/interpretation such as ANSI Y14.5.
  • Requires experience in the practical application of configuration management aspects of construction vs. operational documentation
Minimum Requirements:
  • Level 2 - High School + 1 year of related experience.
  • Level 3 - High School + 2 years related experience.
  • Associate of Applied Science in Design Drafting or vocational certificate and no additional experience.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "L" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience with CREO (Pro Engineer) products is preferred.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade: 170/180
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: This is a testing designated position; you will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of your employment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.

INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
COVID Safety Protocols:
As a condition of employment, INL will inquire about COVID vaccination status and expects candidate compliance with all required COVID safety protocols, including mask-wearing as applicable.
INL has implemented a required vaccination policy effective immediately requiring all new hires must be vaccinated against COVID - 19 as a condition of employment, unless exempt under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, or other applicable state or federal law. In accordance with INL's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview


About this Employer‍

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.