Computer – Aided Design (CAD) Modeler - Dahlgren, VA in Dahlgren, VA at RCS Corporation

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

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Job Description

Job ID: #16878

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a CAD Modeler located in Dahlgren, VA. This is a Direct Hire permanent position. 

Who We Are
RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

Job Summary:

Our Client is seeking an mid level 3D computer-aided design (CAD) Modeler whose core function will be to generate and maintain 3-dimensional CAD models of U.S. Navy ships and other structures. The position will be located at Dahlgren, VA.

  • This individual will be a member of the team including mid-level and senior CAD and engineering personnel responsible for providing 3D CAD support to naval topside design efforts.
  • CAD models will be used by Integrated Topside Design (ITD), Total Ship Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (TSE3), and Computational Electromagnetics (CEM) teams to design effective and efficient ship topside features (optimize equipment usage, minimize physical and electronic interference, ensure/enhance maintenance capabilities) and predict/resolve any topside mechanical interference  issues.
  • Autodesk Inventor experience and proficiency is mandatory. 
  • Experience in Solid Works, or CREO/Pro-E is a plus. 
  • The tasks performed require demonstrated proficiency in 3-D parametric  CAD software use and CAD design standards. 
  • Duties require interaction in an office environment plus minimal travel to on-site surveys on U.S. Navy ships or other potentially remote sites.
  • The candidate will be responsible for importing existing CAD models into Autodesk Inventor, creating new models in Inventor, and making updates to existing models in Inventor.
  • The candidate will be expected to interact with ITD personnel to provide visual impacts of locations for antennas and other systems on ships, through updated drawings and model-based views of new and existing locations.
  • The candidate will be responsible for maintaining/developing schedules to meet the needs of ITD team requesting CAD modeling services.
  • Candidate must review and provide input for the management of Navy ship topside design standards, that the candidate will be expected to employee during the development of the 3D CAD models

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • At least five (5) years of experience performing parametric modeling, based on technical drawings or other sources, and using one or more of the following: Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, Catia, or CREO/Pro-E with software versions later than 2013. 
  • The preferred CAD experience/knowledge set is Autodesk Inventor.
  • Either hold or eligible to obtain secret level clearance
  • Ability to provide CAD support to non-CAD topside engineers
  • Strong communication and analytical skills required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • CAD skill assessment may be required at interview
  • Must be a US Citizen to be considered.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.


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