Mechanical Drafter

Schenectady, New York
06 Oct 2016
13 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Mechanical Drafter, you will be responsible for taking engineering input to create quality, on-time, world-class models & drawings for large scale power plant components.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Mechanical Drafter, you will:
• Create / maintain drawings, Bills of Materials, and CAD models / assemblies for large Power Generation Steam Turbine and/or Generator components
• Self-sufficient in the following to enable design completion:
- Retrieving design input information
- Executing design details per standard GE practice and documentation
- Issuing drawings, models, and Bill of Materials per documented GE processes
• Interface with drafting, engineering, and manufacturing to create high quality producible designs
• Help define / maintain and meet scheduled dates for design related activities, and provide early communication to alert management of issues
• Understand and follow GD&T principles and GE drawing standards
• Full knowledge of Bill of Material structures / principles
• Proficient in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system and change management methodology


• Technical Degree (Associates or Bachelors in Technology related field)
• Or, if no technical degree, 2 years minimum relevant working experience in design / drafting field

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

• Demonstrated mechanical design aptitude
• Experience in mechanical design applications and manufacturing processes
• Working knowledge of Bill of Materials systems and drafting tools / standards
• Experience with Unigraphics NX or CATIA CAD systems
• Working knowledge of Power Generation Steam Turbine and/or Generator Equipment
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Flexibility in handling a diverse and challenging workload
• Highly motivated & self-directing / self-starter
• Quality, customer satisfaction, schedule and cost mindset
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