• Mechanical Designer/Drafter

    Posted: 03/26/2024

    Full Job Description

    PURVIS Systems is a technology solutions partner that develops, implements and maintains mission-critical solutions for federal and local governments. We’ve been committed to sustainable growth since our inception in 1973, striving for continual improvement without ever losing sight of our core values: transparency, integrity, and teamwork. We provide the tools and path for each employee to be successful – and in return, ask you to play a pivotal role in helping your peers and clients be successful, providing top-notch teamwork and service. Peace of Mind at PURVIS Systems means knowing your work provides immeasurable value to our team, our partners and our clients.

    PURVIS has an immediate full-time position open for a Mechanical Designer/Drafter who is proficient with AutoCAD. Candidate will be a member of the engineering design/drafting team and will provide technical support to a variety of U.S. Navy projects.

    The day-to-day responsibilities of this role include:

    • Support U.S Navy submarine system designs, drawings, and technical data packages.
    • Mechanical foundation design, typically for commercial off-the-shelf equipment
    • Develop and maintain 3D models utilizing Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks.
    • Develop and maintain 2D drawings utilizing AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.
    • Analysis of documentation for equipment installed within data packages
    • Review of government furnished information (GFI) and engineering drawing redlines to incorporate into drawing packages as required.
    • Revise, update and maintain mechanical drawing packages using AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.
    • Ensure designs/drawings comply with standard drafting practices, as well as specific U.S. Navy standards and practices, including ASME Y14.5.


    • 1 - 4 years professional experience in mechanical system design and/or U.S. Navy submarine design.
    • Ability to review engineering drawings and understand required changes.
    • Ability to work closely with Subject Matter Experts and U.S. Navy military and civilian personnel.
    • Ability to travel to U.S. Navy bases to perform ship checks onboard U.S. Navy submarines
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD required.
    • Proficiency with Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks required.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel and Word preferred.
    • Technical school or Associates degree in an engineering discipline is a plus.
    • Knowledge of existing submarine systems, Military Specifications, and previous defense industry is a plus.

    Candidate must be able to obtain a government security clearance to the level of SECRET.

    The PURVIS Team values the health and financial security of every employee. This is why we have chosen to offer all full‐time employees a comprehensive package of group benefit programs with enrollment options intended to offer flexibility – in both plan selection and level of coverage to maximize the value of your benefits as cost effective and affordable without compromising quality.

    PURVIS values the diversity of our team. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    Interested parties may apply here.

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