CAD Drafter / Designer

Job position / title
CAD Drafter / Designer

Name of business / employer
Bellingham Marine

Job description / duties
Location: Bellingham, WA
Come join our team at Bellingham Marine Engineering: We’re a growing office that values hard work, competence and initiative. We’re looking for individuals who are excited about being the best at what they do and enjoy exploring the boundaries of what’s possible. We provide our employees with competitive compensation, advancement opportunities, a comprehensive benefit program and a healthy work / life balance. Our goal is to empower our employees with the resources and incentives to enjoy success on and off the job.
The Company: Bellingham Marine is the industry leader in the design and construction of floating marinas and associated marine structures. Over the last 60 years, we have a strong history of innovation including the first commercially produced floating concrete marina docks, the first floating golf green and most recently one of the first curved, post-tensioned concrete floating docks. We value our role as the quality and innovation leaders in our industry. We have production plants around the world and much of the engineering for our products is developed in our engineering office in Bellingham, WA.
The Position: Support the engineering and design of marina/dock construction projects by preparing clear, complete and accurate plans and detail drawings from rough or detailed sketches/notes. Assist with evaluation and tracking of contracts and bid specifications, including organization of documents. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the engineering department and requires coordination with other drafting departments in the manufacturing divisions of BMI. Successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory administrative background screen as part of the onboarding process.
The Location: We’re located in beautiful Bellingham, WA, with easy access to the natural wonders of the Salish Sea as well as the Cascade Mountains and the numerous rivers. From sailing or sea kayaking to skiing, snowboarding or mountain biking, there are endless outdoor activities within easy reach. Bellingham is located between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C. and hosts Western Washington University as well as many entrepreneurial start-ups. This makes for a vibrant community that values our quality of life, with year-round recreation, excellent schools, short commutes, and established arts and entertainment venues.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Work as part of a team to prepare construction and fabrication drawings in accordance with company standards.
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with Engineers, other Designers, and Project Managers to resolve design issues, develop fabrication methods, and issue construction documents.
• Read and interpret contract drawings and specifications to determine project requirements and to establish where potential conflicts may adversely impact the project.
• Perform standardized calculations under direction from the Engineering group.
• Complete drawing/project responsibilities within scope, budget and schedule; review drawings for completeness and accuracy.
• Utilize knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials, and other physical sciences to improve the design and construction process.
• Other duties as assigned.
BMI offers a competitive wage and benefits package; wage is dependent upon experience.
To Apply:
Applicants must go on line and complete the BMI Employment Application form to be considered for this position.
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Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.
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Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and drafting experience. Certification in AutoCAD.

Application deadline / closing date

Salary / rate of pay

Days and hours of employment
Full time

Person or department to contact
Katy Henderson

Business address
1323 Lincoln Street #102

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