Drawing and Design Engineer Job

Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

Company: PACCAR

The Drawing and Design Engineer provides computer-aided design (CAD) support to help supply test fixtures, prototypes, and a variety of other manufacturing support for the PACCAR Technical Center (PTC). They perform technical drawing reviews on all incoming drawings – and generate new drawings as needed – to ensure all PTC and departmental requirements are satisfied. This position will work directly with engineering and lab personnel to provide manufacturing expertise. They will frequently collaborate and innovate on design prototypes and other challenging requests and provide engineering design changes and/or recommendations where needed. This role requires independent judgement, exceptional attention to detail, and good time management skills under moderate-to-low supervision.


Job Functions / Responsibilities


•    Utilizes CAD software to produce 3D-models and technical drawings to facilitate creating test fixtures, prototypes, and a variety of other requested deliverables.
•    Reviews all incoming technical drawings for completeness and adherence to company and departmental procedures and communicates deficiencies as needed.
•    Supports engineering of jigs, fixtures, and other testing apparatus and prototypes. Requires working knowledge of parts, assemblies, manufacturing methods, material properties, and more.
•    Provides 3D-print lab with CAD support and engineering design work and may also provide additional assistance in daily 3D-printing operations.
•    Follows all company policies regarding drawing storage, retention, and documentation. Future potential for the local management of CAD data for the facility as a whole.



•    Proficient with CAD software – Creo (formerly Pro/Engineer) highly-preferred
•    Familiar with product lifecycle management (PLM) CAD data management software – Windchill PLM preferred
•    CNC/machining/fabricating knowledge and skills a plus
•    Moderate computer skills required (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
•    Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and imaginative according to shifting demands
•    Job is 10% active, 90% sedentary, with 98% indoors and 2% outdoors
•    Lift and carry up to 50 pounds


•    5+ years industry experience required
•    BS in Engineering field required

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.


Division Information

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

The PACCAR Technical Center is celebrating its 40th year of providing engineering excellence to the PACCAR truck, powertrain, and winch divisions through innovative product development and testing. Located in the beautiful Skagit Valley, about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington, PTC’s world-class engineering, simulation and validation facility is equipped with state-of-the-art product development and validation capabilities and staffed with industry leading experts in powertrain and vehicle development. The PACCAR Technical Center also partners with government agencies and academic institutions to evaluate future vehicle technologies.


PACCAR Benefits


As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:


401k with up to a 5% company match
Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time 
Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
Paid short-and long-term disability programs
Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability and E-Verify Employer. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Drawing and Design Engineer is $80,800 - $126,600 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

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