Cygnus, Inc.
    P.O. Box 466
    122 Emerald Industrial Park
    Ponderay, ID 83852
    Fax 208.263.9217
    An ITAR Registered Company

CAD Planning Technician

Cygnus, Inc. strives to provide long term, gainful employment in an environment where we believe in promoting from within and encouraging employee growth.

Full Job Description

Cygnus has an opening in its Engineering/Manufacturing Planning Department to develop detailed manufacturing/fabrication plans for their aerospace sheet metal and machine parts and assemblies. This entails writing step by step work order instructions to fabricate and assemble an array of complex small to medium size parts and assemblies, along with developing CAD and solid model plots to fully define all part features and dimensions.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write detailed work order instructions for manufacturing plans.
  • Use and read various blueprints, mylars, cad plots, specifications and other engineering documents.
  • Conceptualize objects in a three dimensional reference plane.
  • Extract all pertinent drawing views, notes, parts and materials.
  • Check all associated specifications for requirements.
  • Generate solid model geometry and / or CAD plots, using commercial software to fully define all necessary features and dimensions.
  • Position requires Specialized Education/Experience/ Skills and/or Knowledge:

  • High School education or equivalent with reasonable math skills
  • Handwriting must be clear and legible.
  • Computer skills: Must be computer code literate, able to manipulate data, use various programs, understand software systems and procedures.
  • Able to read, follow and understand blue prints, cad plots, solid model geometry and various customer specification requirements.
  • Accurate with attention to detail.
  • Able to read, comprehend and follow detailed instructions.
  • Able to troubleshoot and communicate will with others.
  • Regular attendance as scheduled.
  • This is a full- time day shift position working 6am - 2:30pm or 7am - 3:30pm M-F

    Benefits package available after 3 months: Medical, Dental, Optical, PPTO, 401K and life insurance.

    Salary: Depending on Capabilities and Experience; Equal Opportunity Employer.