CAD Designer

MicroAire   Charlottesville, VA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on November 23, 2021

Come join MicroAire!

We are seeking a CAD Designer to join our sustaining team, supporting product life cycle changes to components and processes.

Do you have an associate degree or equivalent in mechanical design with expertise in SolidWorks?

Would you enjoy being the point person for model and drawing changes to support ongoing operations and product/process improvements?

If yes, this could be the job for you!


Under the direction of engineering and in support of both New Product Development and Sustaining Engineering, develops CAD part models, assemblies, and drawings using SolidWorks. This includes generating and maintaining product documentation in compliance with company guidelines and procedures.


Participates and makes recommendations regarding departmental quarterly plans and performs all essential duties and responsibilities within the company’s mission, vision and values.

Creates and updates detailed drawings working from engineering sketches and layouts. These drawings will include components, tooling, fixtures, marketing materials, transfer of 2D to 3D, and any other items which require a 2-D or 3-D model or drawing.

Creates and updates manufacturing and testing procedures.

Submits document or drawing changes through the Document Control process for approval. Makes any updates needed to assist in the release of documents and drawings.

Works closely with the project teams to develop concepts of both assembly and piece part drawings associated with a project. Assists in the coordination of the transfer of the projects to production. Achieves the project directed milestones and goals.

Generates and maintains product documentation in compliance with all company guidelines and procedures.

Performs other related duties and activities as required.  


Education: A.S. or equivalent experience.

Experience: Two (2) years minimum experience in engineering and manufacturing drafting environment.


Strong attention to detail required. Accuracy of drawings is critical.

Proficiency in layout drafting.

Proficiency in both 2D and 3D drafting.

Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to translate conceptual sketches into meaningful drawings.


MicroAire is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of powered surgical instruments, Customer Centric and driven for success, MicroAire is a team dedicated to enhancing quality of life: for surgery for life. 

MicroAire is located in beautiful Charlottesville Va. Home of University of Virginia and two large hospitals, Charlottesville is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America. We offer an excellent benefits package and compensation commensurate with experience. For more information (EOE). 


3590 Grand Forks Boulevard
Charlottesville , VA