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Actalent Mechanical Designer - Alexis, IL in Burlington, Iowa

This role is in Alexis, IL



• Drawings and/or solid models for new and existing products (fire protection equipment/vehicles/machines)

• Dimensional drawings

• Exploded isometric drawings

• Design configuration (DC) drawings

• Matrix parts lists, basic specifications, and data sheets

• Engineering data base records

Will be making edits to existing designs for custom production of off-the-shelf products with certain custom applications.

Will create manufacturing 2D prints for new models.

CAD Responsibilities:

• Interpreting project briefs and meeting with inside sales engineers, to ensure all blueprints and technical drawings are completed to specifications.

• Producing rough sketches and using CAD software to prepare detailed drawings, plans, and blueprints.

• Updating software, drawings, and other documents.

• Remaining professional when feedback is delivered, and implementing any changes to drafts as soon as possible.

• Communicating potential design issues to inside sales engineers.

• Conducting research when required.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


• Associate Degree in Drafting and Design

• Mechanical / Automotive background preferred


• Thorough knowledge of drafting standards.

• Thorough knowledge of engineering CAD systems.

• SolidWorks experience a plus

This role is in Alexis, IL

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.