Draftsperson in Dakota Dunes, SD at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/19/2018

Career Snapshot

Career Description

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for supporting engineers in various stages of project development. Engineering support duties include but are not limited to design, drafting and detailing structural, mechanical, HVAC and electrical projects. Maintaining communication with project engineers and efficient organization of project/drafting documents is vital to project success. Throughout the project travel may be required to project sites to document field conditions and design/detail equipment and/or structural components as prescribed by the project engineer. The Draftsperson is responsible for producing and maintaining accurate drawings adhering to company, OSHA and USDA standards to clearly explain project requirements to various engineering disciplines according to departmental drafting standards. Upon project completion travel to the completed project site to complete as-built drawings may be required. In addition to project duties the Draftsperson will maintain and continue to develop knowledge of industry specific practices as well as OSHA/USDA regulations applicable to relevant engineering disciplines. Draftspersons must continue developing ability in and knowledge ofbut not limited to AutoCAD and Autodesk REVIT through department assigned training as well as independent research and study.


Education: Minimum Associate degree in CADD (AutoCAD, Revit, or other BIM software preferred) or equivalent experience.

Experience: Preferred 2 years work in CADD in food processing or construction industry.

Computer Skills: CADD skills with AutoCAD, Revit and/or other BIM software preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft office helpful(Excel, Word, Outlook).

Communication Skills: Ability to maintain consistent, detailed verbal and written communications.

Special Skills: Capable of working on many small projects and/or multiple portions of large projects while requiring limited supervision. Ability to organize work load to complete projects on time and budget.

Job Requirements

This is a Management Non-Exempt position which means that it is a management position that is paid hourly.

This position does not offer reimbursement for interview expenses and/or relocation assistance.