• Mechanical Technician/Drafter

    Requisition ID
    Experience Level
    Agriculture & Construction
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA ( Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.  To  learn more about Topcon career opportunities go to


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    Provide mechanical tech/drafting services, build and test prototype hardware to support the machine control engineering efforts in Livermore.




    Create 2D mechanical engineering drawings (30% of time).  Prepare red-lined drawings for proposed changes.  Review engineering drawings for accuracy and prepare for ECO processing.  Perform installations of machine control systems and evaluate machine performance.  Create content for installation manuals.  Build, test, and evaluate prototype hardware.  Participate and actively contribute to engineering brainstorming and problem solving efforts.


    Education & Experience

    AS mechanical engineering or drafting.
    3 to 5 years experience preferred, but will consider new graduates with demonstrated aptitude.


    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

    2D CAD software such as AutoCAD.
    3D CAD modeling, Solidworks preferred
    Common shop hand tools.
    Some experience with mill, lathe, and welding preferred.
    Basic understanding of mechanical fabrication processes, castings, coatings, and materials.
    Basic understanding of hydraulic systems, and electronics preferred.




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