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Staff Mechanical Drafter

Pacific Biosciences
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Pacific Biosciences is seeking a disciplined mechanical drafter with experience documenting complex, high-volume cross-functional instrumentation. The DNA sequencing market that Pacific Biosciences is competing in requires continual development of novel concepts that must be well documented when transitioned to the manufacturing environment. The candidate will be responsible for creating and updating drawings to meet production requirements.  A detailed work ethic and commitment to solid documentation practices are a must. Candidates must be comfortable working closely with others and giving/receiving constructive drawing feedback.


  • Create and update toleranced mechanical drawings according to ANSI Y14.5M and internal requirements

  • Update existing mechanical drawings to the latest RoHS documentation callouts

  • Update cable drawings

  • Maintain and update BOMs

  • Help ensure system models are updated and accurate


All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Position Requirements:

  • Proficient in good documentation practices

  • Capable of operating autonomously and disciplined enough to follow established best practices and guidelines

  • Min associates degree in mechanical engineering or related field

  • 5+ years industry experience

  • Drafting experience using ASME Y14.5-2009

  • Proficiency in SolidWorks

  • Strong communication skills, including sharing and accepting ideas with many sources

  • Experience using Agile PLM and AutoCAD a plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.


Posted: 2020-07-24 Expires: 2020-08-23

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