Drafter (ShipConstructor Exp) - 28614 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

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Job Description



Under immediate supervision, carries out design assignments of a routine nature with limited latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment. Prepares sketches or completes detail and layout drawings utilizing ShipConstructor Software from verbal or written instructions on product or plant equipment. Participates in the development of original designs or adaptations requiring specialized experience.

Duties and Responsibilities          

Prepares design drawings in ShipConstructor Software to assist in developing ideas generated by engineers.

Draws structural, mechanical, or electrical features of related structures and equipment utilizing ShipConstructor Software. 

Reviews literature, standards and current practices relevant to the solution of assigned projects.

Prepares working plans and detailed drawings from sketches and notes received from Engineers and/or other Designers utilizing ShipConstructor Software.

Calculates and lays out dimensions, angles, curvature of parts, materials to be used, and relationship of various parts to the entire structure.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

High school degree and 0 to 2 years related experience.

Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by 
market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Related experience interpreting design requirements and preparing design alternatives.

Knowledge of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and/or traditional drafting methods, specifically ShipConstructor Software.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Diversity Statement


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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