Prepare detailed working diagrams of machinery and mechanical devices, including dimensions, fastening methods, and other engineering information.
CAD Designer (Computer Aided Design Designer), CAD Designer (Computer-Aided Design Designer), CAD Drafter (Computer-Aided Design Drafter), CAD Operator (Computer Aided Design Operator), CAD Operator (Computer-Aided Design Operator), CAD Technician (Computer Aided Design Technician), CAM Specialist (Computer Aided Manufacturing Specialist), Design Drafter, Design Technician, Detail Drafter, Drafter, Drafting Technician, Installation Drafter, Mechanical Designer, Mechanical Drafter, Piping Designer, Product Designer, Project Designer, Tool Design Drafter, Tool Designer
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