• CAD Draftsman II

    Location US-NV-Hawthorne
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Operations - All Open Positions
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The position of CAD Draftsman II, with SOC LLC, A Day and Zimmermann Company, is located at the Hawthorne Army Depot, near the modest, west central Nevada, “High-desert, mountain-side”, community of Hawthorne. Interested applicants are invited to search on-line sites for additional information regarding the renowned Hawthorne Army Depot. (Note: SOC Nevada LLC typically does not deploy personnel overseas.)

    Diversity, Inclusion, & Equal Opportunity Employer

    We are committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company.  Our collective strength is rooted in over 110 years of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made.


    Federal and State Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status.  Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws.


    If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process for any job you see posted on this or another website, please email us at reasonableaccomodation@dayzim.com


    Hawthorne Army Depot, known as “The Largest ammunition storage facility in the world,” is centrally located near the modest community of Hawthorne, Nevada, at the base of 11,000 ft. Mt. Grant and at the south end of large and historical Walker Lake on Highway 95. We are located within a comfortable 1 to 2 hour drive of numerous communities and cities, located in Northern Nevada and Northern California, including South Lake Tahoe, Reno/Sparks, Carson City, Fernley and Sparks, all of which offer abundant opportunities and access to high quality shopping, recreation, health care, education and entertainment.

    HWAD, is also located near the East Gate to Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, Heavenly and Mt. Rose ski resorts, and a comfortable 4 -5 hour drive North West of Las Vegas , NV. For our outdoor enthusiasts, there are abundant opportunities nearby for hiking, biking, fishing, camping, ATV/UTV and other sports.  

    Interested applicants with questions are encouraged to contact the SOC Human Resources office at 775-945-7582, Monday through-Thursday, 6:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PST).



    Prepares and updates electronic drawings and maintains library and files of drawings, plans, schematics for Engineers, Planners, and Customers. Incorporates new information about utilities, buildings, and infrastructure, to ensure correct data is available in visual format, both electronically and on paper.


    Working closely with design originators or independently, prepares preliminary and final scale drawings for projects that may include new features and nonstandard design characteristics. Prepare detail drawings with drawings for complex and intricate systems and equipment, such as tools, fixtures, mechanical valve and gear assemblies, hydraulic pumps, electrical switch gear, circuitry, and distribution systems


    Develop complete layouts with supporting detail drawings of buildings, structures, systems, or equipment for which standard precedents are not applicable. Performs unusually difficult assignments requiring considerable initiative, resourcefulness, and drafting expertise.


    Compute quantity of materials, load capacities, etc., using prescribed source data, standard formulas and manuals. Prepare project cost estimates and provide project justifications. Work with internal and external customers to satisfy requirements


    Must be able to operate computer devices for engineering purposes, such as CAD/CAM or similar commercially available or proprietary systems. Solid Works and BIS Systems are also desired.


    Uphold company values (Safety, Diversity, Integrity and Success).   Perform other duties of the same or lower level of difficulty as assigned. May be assigned occasional duties of a higher level of difficulty than those listed above. Maintain high ethical standards, overall values of the business, and the Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct to include cooperating during Company investigations; Responsible for reporting potential real environmental concerns to the Environmental Service.


    Education:  High school graduate or equivalent. Certifiable technical training in the field of Electronic or CAD drafting required.


    Experience:  Four (4) years experience as a Drafter. Formal education or a combination of education and experience may be substituted, as appropriate.


    Certifications:  Must be able to obtain and maintain all certifications as required by SOC's Master Training Plan.


    Licenses/Registrations:  Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid State of Nevada drivers license unless physically unqualified to obtain such a license. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of government security clearance as well as a clearance though the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms


    Other: Must be able to work in a constant state of alertness in a safe manner. Perform safety sensitive duties.

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