Structural Drafter/Designer

Cornelius, North Carolina

The Structural Drafter/Designer works in a multidisciplinary team that designs, modifies and value-engineers the various features and solutions used in our aquatic play landscapes. He/she is responsible for the technical drawings related to product development/modification. This is a great opportunity to undertake a versatile and rewarding role within a forward-thinking organization.


  • Gain a clear understanding of the functionality of the product design in order to translate into technical reality
  • Create, modify or review fabrication and installation drawings
  • Produce bills of materials for manufacturing
  • Verify the tolerance and dimension of materials used
  • Write product specifications and operation manuals
  • Archive drawings in documentation repository
  • Communicate pertinent technical products changes to all concerned parties
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and material limits
  • Perform other related duties as required

Competencies and skills required

  • Strong technical competence in order to understand and, if needed, challenge designs that are not technically feasible
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Ability to perform moderately complex calculations
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible and able to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to manage time and priorities and work at a fast pace
  • Team player
  • Good communicator

Experience and Training

  • 3-5 year's business experience;
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • College degree in computer assisted design or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of Autocad and Solidworks

We wish to thank all those who have applied but we will communicate only with those candidates selected for interviews.

Vortex is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.