CAD Specialist I

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


The CAD Specialist I position is responsible to support the Engineering department through mechanical drafting of redlines, assemblies, components, and test equipment of aerospace restraint systems. The CAD Specialist I coordinates with company personnel to ensure compliance with the regulations and customer requirements for aviation inflatable restraint systems.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Generate, modify, and review drawings
  • Develop and check design documentation
  • Generate, modify, and review specifications and documents
  • Complete engineering change orders
  • CAD design
  • Drawing packages
  • BOM part selections
  • Develop specifications
  • Adherence to ASME Y14.5 & AmSafe standards
  • Complete drafting tasks using AutoCAD and SolidWorks


  1. Problem solving/analysis
  2. Results driven
  3. Communication proficiency
  4. Time management and able to meet scheduled deadlines
  5. Technical capacity

Must demonstrate the following:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact positively with co-workers, and management in a team environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to multi-task and be a self-starter.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and ANSI5 Drafting Standards

Work Environment

This job operates in an office and manufacturing environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Position may require person to sit at a desk for up to 8 hours, constantly performing repetitive motions to use a personal computer and other office equipment, as well as walking around an office and industrial environments on a frequent basis.  Industrial environments are subject to changes in noise, temperature, etc.  Position is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee may lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the position may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employees may be required to wear a mask covering the mouth and nose while interacting with others according company guidelines.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is an hourly, full-time position.

Workdays are Monday through Friday. Start times may vary; however, all engineering employees are expected to be present during “core” hours defined as; between 9 AM and 3:30 PM.


No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  1. Associates degree, certificate, or technical training in design, drafting, CAD

Preferred Experience

  1. Familiarity with aerospace and FAA requirements

AmSafe is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment because of a person’s race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation, genetics, marital status, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran’s status, gender identity, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.  The attached job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.  AmSafe reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires.  This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  The employment relationship remains “at-will.” To conform to US export control regulations, applicant should be eligible for any required authorizations from the US Government.

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