Wabtec Corporation

Hibbing, MN


Position summary

ake yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

We are the doers. The leaders. The makers. Our teams are hungry to make history, acting with integrity to relentlessly improve people's lives. It's time to stop dreaming about the future; let's build it together.

If you are interested in joining our Talent Community, please share your resume with us. When a position that matches your qualifications becomes available it's that much easier to connect!

Drafter Requisition

Who will you be working with?

At L&M Radiator, Inc., the things we make are helping to keep America's lights on. If you want to join a team that plays a vital role in our energy economy, we have an opportunity for you!

L&M Radiator, Inc. has been a leading worldwide manufacturer of customized and carefully crafted heat exchangers for Mining, Construction, Oil, Gas and heavy-duty equipment industries. We are seeking motivated individuals to join our Design Team at our headquarters facility, located in beautiful northern Minnesota. This position reports to the Drafting Supervisor, work shift is Monday-Friday 8a-5p, overtime when needed.

How will you make a difference?

As a member of the Drafting and Design Team, you will be responsible for designing and revising engineering drawings/models, bills of materials or layouts that comply with drafting design standards and meet the requirements outlined in Drawing Requests or Engineering Change Orders. The ideal candidate will be self-driven, focused, detail oriented, and enjoy working in an active department. Our Engineering Department values teamwork and are driven by innovation and creative designs that our designers make. By collaborating with internal customers, our drafters and designers ensure each print is ready for production.

What do we want to know about you?

2-year degree in mechanical drafting with SolidWorks experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

3-5 years of experience with detail drawings for sheet metal assemblies and weldments.

Knowledge of Epicor or similar ERP system.

Experience in Lean Manufacturing, 5S, or Six Sigma.

What will your typical day look like?

  • Review drawing requests and ECOs and associated information, analyze, design, and retrieve information to complete drawings/models, layout, or design.

  • Coordinate with requester to discuss project scope and time schedule or receive and discuss project with supervisor.

  • Be familiar with drafting standards and review design for compliance.

  • Use SolidWorks/SmarTeam software to develop layouts, models/drawings and designs that meet engineering specifications.

  • Prepare preliminary drawings and work with requester for approval and/or modifications.

  • Utilize alpha search, SmarTeam, and Epicor to find existing drawings or examples.

  • Prepare buyout material lists when required by Drawing Request.

  • Prepare detailed scale drawing upon approval of preliminary drawings.

  • Complete data input forms for each product as required and check to ensure accuracy of other drafter's forms.

  • Sketch and identify cooling products from customers or units in the field.

  • Calculate dimensions, weights, capacities, or qualities using SolidWorks capabilities.

  • Assist with customer service, research, and documentation as directed by supervisor.

  • Report equipment problems to supervisor.

  • Inventory supplies and materials and forwards requests to the drafting clerk.

  • Assist with plotting/filing and other drafting tasks when necessary or to fill in during absences.

  • Work occasional overtime or weekends to complete a project, if required.

  • Perform related work or other job duties as required by supervisor.

  • Perform work in a safe manner and follow all safety guidelines and procedure.

  • Domestic and international travel required and could include weekend travel, depending on the project.

What about the physical demands of the job?

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time at workstation.

  • Long duration of computer screen time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required for Entry Level:

  • Regular and reliable attendance.

  • Knowledge in engineering drafting principles, practices, methods, and equipment required.

  • Skill in preparing and interpreting detailed drawings, graphs, charts, and specifications.

  • Must be detail orientated, have mechanical aptitude and strong initiative.

  • Ability to communicate, in English, effectively and clearly by both written and verbal means.

  • Understand and interpret complex and technical information.

  • Demonstrate maturity, intelligence, cooperation, and discretion.

  • Work effectively with fellow employees and independently.

  • Dependability under both supervised and unsupervised conditions.

  • Experience using SolidWorks with 3-D design.

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug and background test.

Relocation assistance may be provided if eligibility requirements are met.

Wabtec will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the U.S. for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen and fitness for duty test.

Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles...people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.