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CAD Drafter

Oakland, NJ
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Job Description

Amerlux, a pioneer in the lighting industry for over 35 years, is seeking a CAD Drafter to join our Engineering team in Oakland, NJ. 

The CAD Drafter / CAD Assistant, is a part of the Exterior Lighting Engineering Team in a fast-paced and growing global Lighting industry. The position will be responsible for working on Exterior lighting projects along with working on mechanical construction of exterior products and submittal sheets for quotations. The position reports directly to the Director of Point Source and works closely with the Senior Design Engineer as well as other members of the Engineering team. The CAD Drafter will execute assigned Exterior Lighting projects from concept to production including new and existing standard product development. 

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Ability to produce detailed, professional quality drawings to specifications.  2D & 3D Part Drawings; submittal and standard product drawings.
  • Product Documentation, including: Bills of Material Structure; working with Engineering Administrator to develop models in Oracle ERP system; assembly documentation; installation sheets and help generate specification data sheet; work closely with all departments on the projects.
  • Work with Manufacturing throughout development process to facilitate smooth transfer of newproducts into production. Create detailed assembly documentation utilizing input from manufacturing while adhering to performance criteria.
  • Complete value engineering assignments as requested.
  • The job may offer the opportunity to advance into Design concept development from design brief, variant data form or project specification, including prototype development.
  • Other duties as deemed priority and appropriate by the Company and management.


Skills & Requirements

Minimum Skills & Experiences:

  • CAD Certificate (2 semesters) or Associates degree CAD Drafter.
  • CAD Certificate.
  • Computer Aided Design Assistant (2 semesters).
  • Fluent in CAD software, AutoCAD : Autodesk Inventor 3D is a plus/ Solidworks,
  • Lightighting/lighting controls knowledge a plus.
  • Ability to visualize 3Dimensional parts and translate to 2D CAD.
  • Good communication skills required - effective interaction/collaboration with resources, vendors, partners, and designers locally and other global locations.
  • Effectively use and manage personal time while juggling various priorities.
  • Attention to detail and a focus on completing work accurately.
  • Understanding of light sources, drivers, LED lighting components and architectural construction is a plus.
  • Basic understanding electrical wiring and able to read wiring diagrams is a plus.

Amerlux provides a competitive starting salary, full benefits including health, dental, vision, prescription drug, 401k with match, life, AD&D, short term disability, vacation, sick and holidays.  

Please submit your resume for consideration.

Amerlux is proud to manufacture in the USA.