CAD Technician

Department: Engineering Department Salary: DOE APPLY NOW BACK TO OPENINGS

Availability: ASAP

No Testing Required

PAL-CON, Ltd. repairs, services, refurbishes, manufactures, removes, and installs gas turbine regenerators for the natural gas and electric utility industries. Regenerators are built and installed for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another. The CAD TECH will be required to perform a variety of duties from moderately difficult to complex to aid in the timely, efficient, and accurate design of products manufactured/fabricated to specifications necessary to meet our clients’ needs.

The CAD TECH will be required to produce two-dimensional fabrication drawings of metal components, structural assemblies and piping as well as revise existing drawings. He/she should be able to work from engineering sketches or layouts with minimal supervision. The CAD TECH should be familiar with proper dimensioning and tolerance standards. He/she may assist with or be responsible for the creation, review, and/or modification of prints and BOMs for projects. He/she may be required to interpret verbal instructions and translate them into useable shop fabrication drawings. He/she may be required to perform on-site inspections with a qualified engineer or principal to document existing conditions and determine the necessary modifications required to successfully complete the project.

The CAD TECH must have above average communication and interpersonal skill, be able to work independently, follow written and verbal instructions without deviation, be able to prioritize, be highly detail oriented, take and retain detailed notes and accurate records, be reliable and flexible, and be able to change his/her focus at a moment’s notice. He /she will be expected to become familiar with the materials used and components manufactured at PAL-CON, Ltd. He/she must be able to work with all levels of personnel within PAL-CON, Ltd., its vendors, and its clients.

The CAD TECH may be required to sit or stand for lengthy periods of time. He/she must be able to operate standard office equipment, be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and be proficient with Outlook or Google email. He/she must have experience with AutoCAD.

The CAD TECH’s dedication to the success of PAL-CON, Ltd. is necessary as is his/her ability to keep all matters relating to PAL-CON, Ltd. in strict confidence is mandatory. Two years’ experience in a manufacturing setting is preferred as well as previous AutoCAD experience. He/she must possess a valid state’s driver’s license and appropriate insurance. He/she will be required to follow the proper chain of command.

The CAD TECH’s rate of pay is negotiable based upon his/her experience. PAL-CON, Ltd. offers competitive wages and benefits. The standard work hours are 7:00 AM until 5:30 PM, Monday through Thursday; however, as production requirements change, this position’s hours will vary as well. This position is subject to a 90-day introductory period. Candidates are encouraged to apply in person at 12425 N US Highway 377, Stephenville, Texas, or online at

A completed application is required for consideration.