CAD Manager - Megapack
Palo Alto, CA 
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Job Description

The Role

Tesla designs the world's most advanced energy storage equipment and is seeking a highly skilled, motivated, and efficient CAD drafter and engineering documentation specialist to help the Energy Storage mechanical team generate world class documentation.


  • Drives engineering change action releases
  • Creates top level 2D assembly drawings and follows mechanical drawing standards under minimal supervision
  • Creates engineering Bill of Materials and other engineering documentation internally and for suppliers
  • Creates drawing packages for proper manufacturing and assembly of designs
  • Logs issues with CAD and PLM software and works with relevant teams to drive solutions
  • Creates drawings and models from written and verbal specifications from engineering team
  • Reviews drawings for completeness and accuracy
  • May assist in engineering prototype builds and component fabrication
  • Collaborates with other mechanical, systems, electrical, digital control, manufacturing test, industrial design, and test engineers to meet design and program needs


  • Associates or higher degree in Mechanical Engineering or Drafting
  • 5+ years of CAD and doc control experience within engineering
  • Proficiency with leading change actions through PLM systems like Enovia, Windchill
  • Experience with 3D modeling programs - Catia V5/V6 preferred
  • Experience creating 2Ds and documentation for assemblies and parts containing plastic, metal, connectors, insulators, wire harnesses, fasteners, electronic assemblies, enclosures, thermal systems, and other components
  • Deep understanding of drawing standards and GD&T
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment, with drive to meet and beat deadlines

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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