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Job #: R-00027386
Location: Natick, MA
Category: Engineering Drafting
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos currently has an opening for a Design/Drafter to work at the US Army Natick Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, MA. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain Mechanical, Electrical and Textile Technical Data Packages (TDPs) that comply with Military and Commercial specifications (MIL-STD-100 and ANSI Y14).
  • Review components for ease of manufacture, form, fit and function relative to overall assemblies and manufacturing practices.
  • Resolve design issues in customer product lines as identified by in-house evaluations, solicitations and manufacturers.
  • Revise and/or redesign functional and non-functional piece parts relative to customer products.
  • Evaluate old designs and make comparable commercial equivalent recommendations for part replacements.
  • Assess, write and incorporate Drawing Revisions (DR’s) and Engineering Change Proposals (ECP’s) for existing DoD customer equipment.
  • Provide support to updating the Government Controlled database.

Basic Qualifications

BS degree and 2-4 years experience.

Proficient at Solidworks, Microsoft Office

Proficient at AutoCad

Solid modeling, produce drawings from the models

Must have solid background in producing production level drawings (ANSI Y14.100)

Be capable of taking fabricated part and produce model and drawings of the part

Must have understanding of dimensioning and tolerancing (ANSI Y14.5)

Some travel may be required

Experience in mechanical, electrical and textile design drafting.

Familiar with Department of Defense (DoD) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) drafting standards and practices.

Strong attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

Preferable the candidate will have experience working with Army drawings

Knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) drafting standards and practices.

Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple actions at any given time

Excellent analytical and technical skills

Ability to work independently as well as with others in a team

Min of 5 years design/drafting experience

Excellent communication skills

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Engineering Drafting


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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