Career Opportunities

Mechanical Designer/Drafter

We are looking for a Mechanical Designer/Drafter who can deliver complete and accurate drawings for sales presentation, customer approval, shop fabrication and installation in a timely manner. The Mechanical Designer/Drafter will work with the engineering, sales and shop staffs to develop innovative and cost effective solutions in the tree nut processing industry. The successful candidate for this position will be able to take, with assistance, a project from the conceptual stage through to completion.


Generate CAD drawings for equipment and facilities
Develop bills of material for purchasing
Specify buy-out components for equipment such as gear reducers, motors, etc.
Communicate with fabricators to develop design consistent with shop capability
Manage time to ensure scheduled completion of projects
Identify potential product improvements or deficiencies
Develop and maintain CAD drawings for standards
Take field measurements for drawing purposes which may include riding in aerial lifts
Communicate with installation personnel to provide information and/or solutions


Strong knowledge of CAD/CAM software and drafting procedures. AutoCAD 2d & 3d required, Inventor or Solidworks a plus
Mechanically adept
Sheet metal layout
Familiar with metal fabrication
Excellent prioritization and project development skills

Education/Experience (any or all)

Associates degree in Mechanical Design Technology (MET) or related field
Technical/Trade school certification
Previous experience in a similar position, preferably in the same industry


Please contact Rebecca S. Volk  if you are interested.