Dafting Engineer - Process / Submittal

Listing #475482 Listed on: 09/06
Details - Offering Employment
Listing Type:Offering Employment (Full time)
Location:Emmaus, PA
Name:George Joseph Reitz [Contact]
Company:American Millwork & Cabinetry

Engineers are responsible for design/drafting activities including preparing/updating detailed digital drawings for projects, preparing assembly/manufacturing drawings and managing CAD data to guide the production and installation of projects as required by the client.

Engineers coordinate the collection of data and incorporate this information into drawings and schematics. The Engineer is the critical link between design and practical application by translating critical design concepts into workable plans for tangible, buildable architectural/millwork end-products.


• Creates shop drawings in either/both 2- and 3-dimensional form using AutoCAD and related specialized cabinet software such as Cabinet Vision and Optimizing Software
• Reads and interprets architectural drawings/bid documents
• Creates detailed design documentation
• Prepares bills of material, cut lists, G code for machinery and packing lists
• Analyzes, designs and builds business/technical solutions that achieve the client’s goal
• Researches materials and aids in the selection of materials for the products
• Produces final design specifications
• Identifies need and builds prototype specifications when needed
• Identifies and recommends unique requirements or materials that may require prototype processing before full production
• Maintains good communication with client to ensure drawings meet and/or exceed expectations
• Recommends sequencing of work in conjunction with Project Manager and Production Manager
• Revises and updates existing drawings reflecting design changes, in collaboration with the Project Manager to ensure consistent documentation of the project
• Manages multiple projects simultaneously
• Provides information throughout the various proposal, engineering and construction phases to the project teams with regard to all aspects of engineering
• Provides technical expertise to the project execution team
• Supports the Project Manager in discussion of technical details with the Production Manager and/or client
• Maintains notes, design calculations and other documentation (like drawings, bill of materials, list of design parameters, and performance guarantees) for reference throughout the project in Crows Nest and other related software being used
• Develops innovative ideas and alternatives to be cost competitive where possible
• Participates in hand-off meetings to ensure team has a complete understanding of project, production schedule and installation requirements

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Secondary education degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
• Three years of experience with AutoCAD and associated tools; Cabinet Vision experience not a perquisite but beneficial. Willing to train.
• Three years of experience in reading and interpreting architectural plans and specifications to produce shop drawing accurately and efficiently.
• Experience in commercial millwork and casework detailing and drafting, including AWI industry standards.
• Thorough understanding of how woodworking technology works, CNC, Edge banding, doweling, clamps, etc.
• Thorough understanding of how to use woodworking software to control project variables, materials management, libraries, custom products, adjusting for any custom tooling, nesting, reporting, labeling, etc.

What We Offer:

• Three (3) Sick / Personal Days
• One (1) week paid vacation to start
• 401K 6 % match
• Medical benefits (company picks costs up lion share of the individual)
• Great working environment

Hiring Company Description:

• AMC is a Mid-Atlantic based, custom production millwork manufacturer.
• American Millwork & Cabinetry is a long time member in good standing as an AWI Manufacturer of commercial architectural wood work and custom cabinetry.
• AMC is located near Allentown, PA. AMC has continued to grow in spite of the economy. There are wonderful opportunities for advancement for those have heart and want more out of life.
• Check out our web sites www.amcmillwork.com – www.americaseus.com
• Send your resume to greitz@amcmillwork.com

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