Draft detailed drawings of machineries and mechanical devices.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Mechanical Drafters do?
Drafts detailed drawings of machinery and mechanical devices, indicating dimensions and tolerances, fasteners and joining requirements, and other engineering data: Reviews rough sketches and engineering specifications received from engineer or architect. Drafts multiple-view assembly, subassembly, and layout drawings as required for manufacture and repair of machines and equipment. Performs other duties as described under DRAFTER Master Title.
Should I be a Mechanical Drafter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
Also known as:
Computer Draftsman Mechanical
How to become a Mechanical Drafter
Most Mechanical Drafters have a Bachelor's degree or an Associate's degree.
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