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CAD Technician at Williams Furnace Company

Colton, CA • Engineering


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Company Profile

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning product manufacturing; distribution primarily in the United States with some Canadian presence.


Company Summary

Managed through the Riverbend Industries portfolio, Williams designs, markets, and manufactures quality heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products for residential and business applications. Beginning with gas furnaces in the early, 1900s, Williams has grown to lead the gravity wall furnace market. The company acquired Hydro-Aire/LANCO, a major manufacturer of fan coils and air handlers, in 1986. As a result, Williams now offers more fan coil sizes and configurations than any other HVAC company in all of the United States; the product line was expanded in 1996 to include room heaters.


Position Summary

The CAD Technician works with the mechanical engineers, other engineers, technicians, and manufacturing to provide engineering documents for finished products, packaging, assemblies, components, and fixtures.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead by example with a Safety First mindset in every task
  • Provide design and drafting support for mechanical and electrical design layout for new and revised products utilizing a variety of design software packages
  • Create detailed drawings from sketches, outside design layouts
  • Create component specifications as required
  • Respond to daily requests for drawings/diagrams, documents, presentations, and reports
  • Conduct mechanical inspections as needed using applicable tools, machines, visual, etc.
  • ERP (JDE) Part number and data entry
  • Must perform all work in accordance with all safety procedures
  • Regular attendance is essential
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required





Education, Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum
  • 2- year associate degree or successful trade school completion in CAD or related designing software
  • 3+ years of experience in CAD design for a manufacturing facility
  • Preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in SolidWorks or AutoCAD


Skills & Characteristics

  • Working knowledge of PC’s and web hosted applications
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and a team player
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Satisfactorily meeting job performance expectations for current position


Competency Statements

  • Accountability & Dependability – Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight
  • Adaptability & Flexibility – Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities
  • Attention to Detail – Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks
  • Creative & Innovative Thinking – Develops fresh ideas that provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges
  • Listening – Understands and learns from what others say
  • Problem Solving – Resolves difficult or complicated challenges
  • Results Focus & Initiative – Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them. Gets the job done
  • Safety Focus – Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards, and practices
  • Teamwork – Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables



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