CAD Drafter - Hillsboro, OR

Hillsboro, OR, US, 97003

Hydro International



Job ID:  490811



Hydro International, a CRH Company, is a leading global provider of advanced products, services and expertise to help municipal, industrial and construction customers to improve their water management processes, increase operational performance and reduce environmental impact. With over 40 years of experience and a reputation for engineering excellence, businesses, and public bodies all over the world rely on our products, services and integrated solutions to reduce flood risk, improve water treatment and protect the environment from water pollution. We have a network of over 80 distribution partners and serve customers in more than 40 countries. As part of CRH Infrastructure Products, we are leading the water management industry with innovative, sustainable solutions and a safety-first mindset.


Position Summary


The primary responsibility for the CAD Drafter role is to create complete and accurate detailing deliverables (3D CAD, 2D drawings, models, shop details, BOMs, etc.) while maintaining high quality and on-time delivery in support of customer specific requirements for water and wastewater treatment projects.

This role requires demonstrated understanding of metal fabricated products and standards, drafting processes, and detailing tools including AutoCAD and Inventor while providing focus on product accuracy, on time delivery and added customer value for the Hydro Americas Wastewater (AWW) business unit.


Key Duties


  • Incorporate department feedback to create parametric models and drawings of various AWW products that will be used for project proposals, submittals, fabrication drawings, assembly instructions, shipping guidance and other product related documentation

  • Work with the Product Development team to facilitate the creation of new parts library based models

  • Attend regular department meetings

  • Address limitations of technologies and materials involved in the CAD process

  • Understand and follow company established standard procedures for file structure and standard drawing procedures for projects

  • Create, organize, update, and maintain drawing and document libraries

  • Promote consistent drawing practices among project engineers, designers, and drafters

  • Review/check/approve design packages before release to organization

  • Interface with applications, project and product engineers to create product models and associated component drawings

  • Interface and communicate effectively with component fabricators and vendors including periodic site visits to their facilities

  • To perform duties in accordance with all relevant legislation, in particular the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  • Other duties which the company may reasonably require the individual to undertake

  • Pursue ongoing education in the field

Competence & Qualifications


  • 2-year technical degree or certificate of completion from an accredited designer / drafter course (or equivalent) with 2+ years of relevant modeling experience

  • Proficiency using AutoCAD is critical in this role

  • Mastery of GD&T for drawing generation

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing / fabrication processes is an advantage

Skills and Attributes


  • Adeptness with parametric 3D modelling in Inventor (preferred) or Solid Works

  • Experience utilizing i-Logic, Vault and parts library to standardize and automate product models

  • Understanding of dimensioning and detailing practices for mechanical and fabrication drawings

  • Experience with creating and reviewing technical specifications

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Basic competency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Self-motivated, accurate and accountable

  • Responsiveness and flexibility; easily adapt to changing priorities

  • Proven ability to work within a team environment and multi-task

Physical & Other Requirements


  • Valid Driver’s License   

  • US citizenship or ability to work in the US

  • Ability to work for extended periods at a desk/computer


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Feb 23, 2024

Job Segment: Water Treatment, Wastewater, CAD, Drafting, AutoCAD, Engineering