Drafter

UT - Orem

Posting Date

02/09/2023

Report to

Operations Manager

FLSA Status

Exempt

Get ready to grow with us!

 

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Drafter to join our Geneva Pipe & Precast team in Orem, UT.

 

What do our jobs offer?

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Generous 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Up to $5,000 per year Company Scholarship Program for Dependents
  • Optional Additional Life, AD&D and STD Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

 

Our Values:

  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.

 

 

ABOUT THE JOB:

Provides routine drafting support, prepares various drawings and schematics derived from a variety of specifications, layouts, blueprints and sketches. Utilizes established techniques, standards and tools like computer aided drafting software to prepare technical drawings. Coordinates and consults with engineers, project leads, sales, or designers to complete projects.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Create standardized products drawings for existing product lines of precast concrete products.
  • Assist as needed to work with drafting and engineering team on projects
  • Communicate with sales staff and management to complete projects based on deadlines
  • Work with the production team to create accurate drawings and details
  • Use computer assisted drafting software like AutoCad and SolidWorks
  • Measure forms and products in the production manufacturing areas and take those measurements to create accurate drawings

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • There are no supervisory responsibilities in this position.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and written, and have basic communication skills; interpersonal, written, and verbal, for dealing with all levels and associates, and reading instruction and parts manuals.
  • Experience using Solid Works 3D is highly regarded
  • Skilled in use of Auto CAD would be helpful
  • Must be able to read blue prints
  • Working knowledge of ASMe, ASTM and AWS specs
  • Familiar with coatings/paints
  • Must be able to read a tape measure with extreme accuracy
  • Must have above average computer skills
  • Need to be able to work on several projects and keep work organized

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, additional technical education and/or training is preferred.
  • College drafting courses would be preferred.
  • 2 years of drafting experience preferred.

 

Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment 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.

Project timelines and work volume / deadlines may often require working outside of standard office hours, weekend, or evening work.

Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position.

 

Physical Activity

Over 2/3 of the time:

  • Standing/Sit: Remaining upright in a stationary position, particularly for sustained periods.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling to type.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Walking: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularity for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Communicating: Expressing or exchanging ideas and information accurately, in written or diagram form.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers such as moving a mouse and typing.

Up to 2/3 of the time:

  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward downward or outward.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm to operate a mouse, phone, computer, and other office machines.

Less than 1/3 of the time:

  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Kneeling/Crouching: Position self to look under or around equipment or areas of production
  • Stooping: Positions self to lift items off the floor.
  • Reaching: Grabbing things from a distance above or from the side.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects from position to position.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 

Visual Acuity

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

 

Vision Requirements:

Over 2/3 of the time the worker is required to have:

  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
  • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

Up to 2/3 of time the worker is required to have:

  • Distance vision (clear feet at 20 feet or more)
  • Ability to adjust visual focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

 

Weather Conditions

  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions throughout their day: activities occur inside the office environment and outside in production or the yards.

 

Noise Levels

Over 2/3 of the time:

  • Moderate noise to loud noise when in production
  • Quiet conditions when working in the office

Personal Protective Equipment is required when in the Plant, Yard or Construction Areas:

  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Steel-toed Boots
  • Hearing Protection
  • Reflective Vest

 

 

Sounds Like You?

Click the link below to apply online.