Drafter III
Stennis Space Center, MS
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Drafter III

Drafter III


PAE is a leading provider of support for essential missions of the U.S. Government, its allied partners and international organizations. PAE’s portfolio includes capabilities in critical facility infrastructure, aviation, logistics, training, meteorological data collection platforms, range operations and national security solutions, to support complex missions for customers around the world.

PAE, in support of the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) out of Stennis Space Center (SSC), is currently seeking a Drafter III reporting into the Engineering Manager. The Drafter III in support of the engineering department will have a critical role in both maintaining and developing platforms that provide real time, high quality weather and climate observations used in public safety products such as marine and tropical storm forecasts and tsunami warnings.


Prepare detailed working diagrams of buoy systems, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.
Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.
Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with engineers.
Perform drafting work requiring knowledge and skill in drafting methods, procedures and techniques.
Prepare drawings of equipment from sketches, redlined prints or prototypes.
Create appropriate templates and other tools needed to assist Drafters and Engineers efficiently close projects.
Follow NDBC’s established drafting guidelines, which require attention to detail.
Provide training and assistance to junior Drafters and Engineers.
Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

Good organizational and planning skills
Good communication skills
Ability to pay close attention to detail
Ability to work independently but follow specific detailed instructions
Ability to interface with various levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team- oriented environment

Associates Degree Drafting
6 years of experience in electronic and mechanical design, drafting and preparation of production and as-built drawings
Experience using 3D solid modeling tools such as AutoCAD Inventor.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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