Engineering Drafter
Des Moines, WA 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description


Job Description:

The NISC IV program at Leidos is seeking an Engineering Drafter to work in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Service Center in Des Moines, WA.

The Engineering Drafter will provide Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) support to the FAA Seattle Terminal Engineering Center for various Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) and Terminal Radar Approach Control Facilities (TRACON) installation and upgrade projects, and other National Airspace System (NAS) modernization projects.

Specific duties for this position include:

  • Provide Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) support using MicroStation, AutoCAD and MasterSpec in conformance with FAA standards.
  • Prepare new CADD drawings and facility documentation, and revise existing CADD drawings and facility documentation.
  • Update engineering drawings to incorporate "redline" comments, and reflect "as built" conditions.
  • Assist with archiving documentation of site surveys.
  • Assist in preserving existing drawings and documentation by scanning, digitization, and rasterization.
  • Assist in the electronic conversion of legacy drawings.

We are seeking a talented and energetic candidate to work with the best and brightest employees around the country in creating innovative all-encompassing solutions for our programs. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, enjoy flexible work arrangements, and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth.

Please Note: Must be able to work onsite in Des Moines, WA (once temporary Pandemic remote work is over or when asked to return to the office).

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 + years of prior relevant experience OR Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience OR Associates Degree in CAD OR relevant years of experience may be considered/accepted in lieu of degree. Note: Candidates with less experience may be considered.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD).
  • Experience in architectural design, detailing, and construction documents.
  • Ability to obtain and/or Maintain Public Trust security clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with FAA and the National Airspace System (NAS).

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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the "" by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

Pay Range:


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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