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Auto CAD Solidworks Drafter Tech Writer

Riverside, CA · Transportation/Logistics




Complete Coach Works is the largest U.S. bus remanufacturing retrofit company with over 30 years of dedicated service to the transportation industry. Located on a fifteen acre facility in Riverside CA as well as our new Alameda CA facility, featuring state of the art equipment and employing over 200 technicians and staff, Complete Coach Works performs emission retrofits, CNG conversions, bus remanufacturing, wheelchair lift installations and accident and fire damage repair. Complete Coach Works is the exclusive U.S. integrator of the Navistar MAXXFORCE transit engine and has also developed the first long range all electric battery powered transit bus, branded the ZEPS bus for its Zero Emission Propulsion System the bus features a range of up to 150 miles on a single charge.

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JOB TITLE: Drafter / Technical Writer


Department: Research and Development - ZEPS (Zero Emission Propulsion Systems)

Essential Responsibilities
The Drafter, under the direction of the Lead Drafter, is responsible for creating or modifying CAD drawings, components, and assemblies using reverse engineering of fabricated parts.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Utilize basic mechanical engineering skills as found in ANSI 14.5 (dimensioning and tolerancing)
  • Utilize basic measuring tools such as measuring tape, calipers and micrometers, etc.
  • Reverse engineer small structures and weldments in a fabrication shop environment
  • Able to identify sizes of structural steel used in weldments
  • Able to make sketches of assemblies and weldments
  • Create Model drawings from hand sketches and measurements taken as stated above in CAD format using Solidworks
  • Able to perform incoming inspections of engineered parts and assemblies
  • Be familiar with and follow established document control and filing procedures
  • Ability to interact well with supervisors and peers
  • Create drawings or Electrical Schematics using Solidworks
  • Create Customer Manuals using Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Photo Shop, InDesign and Adobe Reader
  • Work along with the Engineers to develop work procedures for electrical components made in the department.

Required Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of vehicles component and electrical components
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a CAD Drafter/ Designer within the manufacturing industry
  • Intermediate level skills in InDesign and Solid works or equivalent certifications
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, courtesy, and professionalism under pressure
  • Ability to be self-motivated meeting strict deadlines and achieving goals
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision while working in a team-oriented environment
  • CSWA recommended

Must be able to:

  • Spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers. The Drafter may also have to do some light lifting of supplies and materials from time to time.
  • Carry, pull and push up to 50 pounds of dead weight
  • Climb up and down a ladder
  • Sit, stand stoop, kneel, squat, crouch and or crawl
  • Twist or turn in confined spaces


After your introductory period is completed, all full-time employees of D/T Carson Enterprises, Inc., will be offered excellent benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental / Vision
  • Long and Short Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Benefits w a Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • ESOP
  • Growth potential

Application Process
You may apply for a position with D/T Carson Enterprises using one of the following methods:

Option 1: Apply directly online: http://completecoach.catsone.com/careers/

Option 2: Schedule your interview directly with our corporate recruiter via phone or email

  • 800-300-3751 / recruiting@completecoach.com

Option 3: We also accept walk in’s Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM on site at:

  • 1863 Service Court, Riverside, CA 92507

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. If you require a reasonable accommodation to a known disability, are a qualified applicant or employee and if it will not impose an, “undue hardship” on the operation of the business, please notify a member of the Human Resources staff and a reasonable accommodation will be made.

We are drug free workplace that conducts pre-employment physicals and drug screenings. We are regulated by the department of transportation and will be conducting random drug testing at regular intervals.

D/T Carson Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right to amend or alter this job description at any time at the discretion of the company.

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