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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/10/2018

Sr. Design Checking Specialist

Sterling Heights, USA


Job Description

The Senior Design Checking Specialist will examine engineering CAD models, drawings and documentation for accuracy, completeness, and sound design to prescribed standards and contractual requirements. Duties include but are not limited the following:

  1. Interprets applicable drawing standard requirements and assesses the quality of the technical backup data. Investigates errors and recommends solutions.

  2. Provides direction in the correction of errors in calculations, dimensions, and design specifications.

  3. Collaborates with program managers, engineers, drafters and designers.

  4. Exercises authority to reject incorrect documentation in terms of technical content, standards, and specifications.

  5. Support Drafting/Drawing Standards and reference manual revisions.



  • Should have a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience; plus, a minimum of 8 years of design experience plus 4 years as a checker; or 5 years as an engineer and 2 years as a checker.

  • Requires 3D CADD modeling and drafting experience.

  • Strong knowledge of products and functional or technical area; good knowledge of engineering principles and practices in area of expertise.

  • Should have a thorough understanding of applicable ASME and MIL standards including but not limited to MIL-STD-31000, ASME Y14.2-2014, ANSI Y14.5, ASME Y14.24, ASME Y14.35 and ASME Y14.41

  • Skilled in the application and understanding of GD&T (ASME Y14.5M), broadly equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Experience with the validation of tolerance stacks including impact of GD&T.

  • Familiarity with common manufacturing practices and capabilities, experience supporting build events, both prototype, and production.

  • Good communication skills, common sense, and the patience to explain drawing changes, standards requirements and represent documentation requirements at meetings etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with direct supervisors.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in organizing and executing checking work while being sensitive to schedule.

  • Able to perform other tasks, duties or special projects as assigned by direct supervisor or Department Manager.

  • A proven track record of complying with company policies and procedures.

  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative. Good problem solving and organizational skills The ability to effectively check to and enforce strict compliance to the BAE System Model and Drawing SOP's and Guidelines.

  • Up-to-date knowledge with the latest available engineering technology in the technical field.

  • As required, knowledgeable of complete manufacturing processes related to the assigned product or functional area. Ability to identify, define, interpret, and solve engineering problems involving conflicting design/contractual/policy or technical requirements across functional areas and with difficult coordination requirements.

  • Ability to assist in the preparation of technical reports, papers, and presentations and deliver them in written and oral form to customers, industry leaders, and senior management.

  • Ability to assist in the development of new and creative technical solutions to complex engineering problems.

  • Preferably possess technical knowledge and familiarity with relevant military and commercial design standards.


Company Description
At Amtec, we care about you and your career. Since 1959, we have changed the lives of thousands of people for the better - people just like you. It is our goal to help you find meaningful work by matching your character, competence, and culture with an organization that truly values what you have to offer. Whether you want a contract assignment, a temp-to-perm job, or a regular full-time position, we are here to be your partner throughout your whole career.

Role: Sr. Design Checking Specialist
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Location: Sterling Heights,

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