Mechanical Drafters:

Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $50,810.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,252
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Design mechanical or production-related tools, fixtures, or devices
Design industrial or manufacturing machinery or equipment
Design electro-mechanical equipment or systems
Design control systems
Draw design, letter, or line graphics or illustrations
Draw subject or item sketches

Getting Information

Read detailed electronic design specifications
Read operating, service, or repair manuals related to mapping, drafting, or surveying equipment
Review architectural, mapping, or drafting related codes and specifications
Interpret mapping, drafting, or surveying information from schematics or technical drawings
Review engineering data or reports

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