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Sr. Designer

Requisition ID:  45351
Business Unit:  Energy & Equipment Orange County (3210)

Irvine, CA, United States, 92606

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Provide finished drawings in connection with design assignments and make necessary calculations to complete the drawings with minimum supervision.

This position reports to a Group Leader or Section head and coordinates with Designers or Engineers involved in the same project. There are no subordinates reporting to this position.

Specific responsibilities include minor layouts, product design and some tolerance analysis; knowledge of the company’s engineering design practices and drafting procedures is required.

The incumbent performs drafting work of the more difficult nature, from basic layouts, sketches, and other information furnished by designers. He must demonstrate the ability to perform original design work, including some 3D modeling,  of complex parts/products, which involves the design of production parts and assemblies and/or tools or equipment developed as a company product or manufactured for a customer. Must be able to recognize the relationship of one part to another including the relationship of various parts to the complete unit; having completed a product design, the Designer/Drafter Sr. will be required to make supporting drawings to clarify detail or layout of that design. Produces finished drawings and designs as described above with little technical direction; utilizes computer aided design equipment and PDM tools as required; guides and assists less experienced drafters; and performs other departmental duties as assigned.


Job Core Responsibilities

Performs original drafting work, including some 3D modeling, on complex parts/product line.

Makes finished drawings in connection with design assignments with minimum supervision.

Provide technical support to project supervision, other engineering groups, other departments, vendors, and customers.

Effectively utilize computer aided design equipment and applicable product data management tools (PDM) as required.

Acts on technical information for the preparation of documentation.

Advises supervision of unrealistic or impossible technical requirements for a given proposal or contract.



Job Specifications

Technical Requirements


Associate Degree in Engineering or Drafting Technology, or two years college level training in engineering, including mechanical drawing, or the equivalent, however acquired. A Bachelors’ in Engineering Technology is desirable. Must have a working knowledge of engineering mathematics, strength of materials and manufacturing processes.

Minimum of six (6) year drafting including design experience with an Associate degree. No experience required with a Bachelors’ in Engineering Technology. Must be familiar with government specifications, and accepted industrial drawing standards. Shop experience would be helpful.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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