CAD Detailer

Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Chattanooga
Category:  Engineering


Tennessee Rand, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is a full service automation integrator. We provide engineering, machining, and integrated robotic systems with core competencies in advanced welding system design, high-quality weld fixtures, robotic integration, process automation, and ongoing service and support.

Req. ID: 22465 


PURPOSE: Mechanical CAD Technician position for the generation of 2-D detail drawings and documentation of integrated tooling and equipment.




•     Prepares and maintains detailed design drawings, schematics or specifications typically using computer-aided design software
•     Works closely with design originators (e.g., engineers, designers) to resolve design details or discrepancies or to prepare drawings of unusual, complex or original designs which require a high degree of precision using computer-aided drafting (CAD) or computer-aided engineering (CAE) equipment
•     Creates, modifies and controls detailed two- and three-dimensional parts and assembly drawings from engineers' and technicians' sketches, plans and written and verbal instructions
•     Follows established drafting standards and procedures

  • Verify quantities and accuracy of detailing prints released
  • Thoroughly check all detailing work for accuracy before release
  • Follow general detailing and documentation methods





  • High school diploma/GED, Associates degree in design/drafting engineering technology or related field and/or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of mechanical detailing experience
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with AutoCAD,  Creo,  Solidworks, or any 3D modeling package preferred
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft office applications


Internal Job Related:

  • Average ability to detail tooling and simple equipment and verify quantities and completeness of releases
  • Average ability to support machine shop as needed with drawings and assembly information
  • Average 3-d parametric modeling capability in Creo/Solidworks software
  • Average knowledge of Tennessee Rand equipment build standards and the QA ISO 9001 program including QP-01.03 Control of Drawings QP-04.01D Engineering Processes, Work Instructions WI-21 (Assembly Practices) and WI-22 (Mechanical Design and Development Process)
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the job functions
  • Works under general supervision of CAD supervisor
  • Good proficiency required in 2-D detailing in Creo, Solidworks, and AutoCAD
  • Relies on very limited general instructions and supervision to perform the job functions
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgement to accomplish goals
  • Ability to manage the CAD department in the absence of the CAD supervisor



 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.

The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required frequently to work from ladders and scaffolds. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


 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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.




Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Engineering 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Country/Region:  US
State:  TN
City:  Chattanooga
Category:  Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Welding, Machinist, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Technology