• Designer II

    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/17/2019 12:08 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associates Degree in Engineering or the equivalent combination of education with 6 years of experience.


    Due to the nature of work performed at our facilities, US citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    Hiring Requirements

    • 12+ years of related work experience is preferred;
    • Demonstrates ability to work independently in the development of original designs of a complex nature requiring specialized knowledge and skill;
    • Demonstrates proficiency and the ability to mentor others with PTC Creo and AutoCAD;
    • Knowledgeable in Cadra, Mentor Graphics, CHS software packages, Pro-Cable, Pro-Sheet Metal, Compare Tool and/or Checklist;
    • Demonstrates proficiency and the ability to mentor others in the use of proper drawing formatting;
    • Demonstrates proficiency with complex GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing) and the ability to mentor others in the development of this skill;
    • Demonstrates ability to take direction, work effectively in a team environment;
    • Ability to adjust with ease to changing priorities, task and assignments.

    Position Summary


    Working in collaboration with an Engineer and under minimal supervision, performs design assignments of a moderately complex to complex nature. Participates in the development of original designs or adaptations of existing designs requiring specialized experience.


    Position Objectives, Responsibilities and Duties

    • Work independently or in collaboration with an Engineer to originate or conceptualize moderately complex designs or design elements in 2 and 3 dimensional form;
    • Completes conceptual model handed off by engineering;
    • Prepare and provide multiple design options for consideration;
    • Establish own work priorities to ensure the achievement of specified objectives;
    • Performs complex Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, stack-ups and profiling;
    • Participates in model reviews;
    • Perform checking function on large assemblies and complex parts to ensure the integrity, fit and function of each model and drawing;
    • May delegate work and provide direction to Draftspersons and Designers in the layout of complex drawings or models;
    • Provide support to manufacturing and vendors relative to design and functionality concerns;
    • Proficient at the application of project specific documentation standards in multiple programs.
    • Duties shall include Modeler, Checker, Model Reviewer/Checker.


    • Approachability: Listens; allows adequate time for interactions; creates a supportive communication environment;
    • Personal Accountability: Accepts responsibility for own actions, including failure. Embraces experience as learning opportunities and not chances to blame;
    • Adaptability: Flexible style; receptive to change. Possesses the ability to change or adapt priorities, focus and perspective as necessary. Adjusts with ease.
    • Process Orientation: Uses the necessary steps to ensure successful completion of tasks within the work environment. Demonstrates compliance with existing processes and standards; identifies opportunities and offers suggestions for potential process improvement.
    • Detail Orientation: Consistently demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness in all aspects of work.

    Physical & Environmental Requirements

    • Ability to perform sedentary work more than 50% of the time.
    • Ability to perform computer based work of a close and exacting nature over 70% of the time.
    • Visual acuity:   Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less, ability to adjust eye to bring objects into sharp focus, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to differentiate between all colors in the standard color spectrum.  Three dimensional vision and ability to judge distances and special relationships over 70% of the time. 

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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