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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

CAD Drafter

Brainerd, USA


Job Description

 Kramer Solutions LLC is adding a drafter position to support its work with a Class I Railroad in Brainerd, MN.

The ideal candidate for this position will have several years of experience as a mechanic in an industrial setting with strong knowledge of general mechanical engineering requirements, 12V/24V electrical systems, and also hydraulic systems before they became a drafter. They will also have a thorough understanding of 2D AutoCAD drafting along with the ability to transition to Solid Works 3D software to support CNC machines and other functions where 3D is required. The ideal candidate is the type of person that works on all of their own vehicles and equipment as they have the mechanical know how to work on them.


- Draft 2D structural, mechanical parts, electrical, and hydraulic schematics of railroad equipment.

- Draft structural and mechanical parts in Solid Works or equivalent 3D software to support CNC machines and other functions as needed.

-Work with Railroad Union members to accurately draft structural, electrical, and hydraulic systems that are being worked on.

-Work from remote office (home office is ok) and travel to Brainerd, MN at least 3 times weekly possibly up to 4

-Report to Manager weekly.

-Coordinate with Railroad Management and working personnel in a respectful and responsive way.


Basic Qualifications:

-Understand basic elements of engineering, 12V/24V electrical systems and hydraulic systems.

-Associates Degree or Certificate in CAD

-Self driven and able to work independently while meeting deadlines

-Ability to consistently demonstrate accuracy, thoroughness and dependability.

-Has strong verbal and written communication skills, and customer service skills


Preferred Qualifications

-5+ years as an industrial mechanic

-Strong mechanical knowledge

-Strong electrical knowledge

-Strong hydraulic knowledge

-5+ years working with AutoCAD 2D and Solid Works or equivalent 3D systems

-Previous experience managing customer accounts


Hours: -7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. M-F

-Weekend and Holiday work may be required to meet customer expectations



This position will work mainly from a remote office. Applicants must be able to travel to Brainerd, MN at least 3 times weekly and possibly up to 4 as required.


Pay and Benefits:

-This salaried position’s pay will be based on experience and competency of the successful applicant. Benefits will be negotiated to fit the needs of the successful applicant. Benefits able to be offered will include health, dental, vision & life insurance, retirement savings with 401k along with earned vacation or other benefits required by applicable law.


This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Successful applicants will be required to pass a drug/alcohol pre-employment test as well as pass a background check.

Kramer Solutions LLC is a recently formed company founded on a combined 35 years of Railroad employment and contracting along with over 20 years of industrial mechanical work.

Please reply to this add with your Cover Letter, Resume, and if possible representative drawings you have done showing structural, electrical, and hydraulic systems.

Role: CAD Drafter
Job Type:
Location: Brainerd,

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