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Part time
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Temporary Mechanical Drafter
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Geneva Aerospace | Simi Valley, CA
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Job Description

For nearly 50 years, Datron has been a trusted supplier of high performance, full motion antennas for commercial, scientific, and national security applications. At our 9-acre facility in Simi Valley, California, we have complete design, assembly and test capabilities for our large fixed antennas and satcom-on-the-move product lines. We focus on delivering efficient, customized solutions, and strive to provide customers with the highest level of service and responsiveness.

Our customer base includes the scientific and educational communities, foreign and domestic military services, governmental agencies, and the commercial market. Our experienced staff includes but is not limited to Engineering, Operations, Quality Assurance, and Program Management.

Our organization offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), at least 8 paid holidays each year, 3 weeks of paid personal time off, a 9/80 workweek (26 Fridays off a year!), educational assistance and support for leadership, technical growth and development.

The Mechanical Drafter will create details of fabrication and assembly drawings for manufacturing and assembly of the finished products. The primary area of expertise shall be the detailing of fabricated, welded, and machined parts for rotating mechanisms and packaging of electro-mechanical, electrical, and microwave components. This involves creating CAD generated detail drawings of various machine type parts, brackets and assemblies.

* This position reports to the Director Antenna Pedestal Design.
* Responsible for generating part lists and creating SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD drawings.
* Generates mechanical schematics diagrams from original sketches using AutoCAD
* Creates parts lists from in-house database and vendor datasheets. Selects parts based on general criteria.
* LI-AH1

Associates Degree or 5 years equivalent experience and HS Diploma/GED required. Must be fluent in the use of AutoCAD and SolidWorks with a minimum of 3 years of experience.

Knowledge of commercial as well military drawing practices and standards, such as ANSI Y14.5, DOD-STD-100, and Mil-D-1000, is preferred.

Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and possess experience in electronic chassis design, aluminum/steel component fabrication, rotating mechanisms design.

Must have the ability to work with a diverse group of engineers and must posses excellent communication skills.

For timely processing, please submit your application online at: http://www.l3t.com/careers/ Job #100112. To learn more about our company and technologies, visit our website at: http://www.l3t.com/datron/

L3 Datron is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Should you require a reasonable accommodation in applying for a position at L3 Datron, please call 805-584-1717.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.