Electrical CAD Designer / Drafter III
Norwich, CT 
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Job Title / Level
Electrical CAD Designer / Drafter III
Clearance Required?
Norwich, CT 06360 US (Primary)
% Travel
0 - 10%
Job Description

LOOKING FOR: A self-driven, Senior level candidate with the ability to obtain Secret clearance to join our AMERICAN SYSTEMS Engineering Services team as an ElectricalCAD Designer/Drafter III in Norwich, CT.

As an Electrical CAD Designer/Drafter III you will:

  • Provide support to electrical engineers.
  • Work in a dynamic environment with amazing learning and growth potential.
  • Provide insight to the ins and outs of drafting and designing in a professional environment.
  • Obtain your secret clearance and work with submarines.
  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan! (ESOP)
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.

A week in the life of an Electrical CAD Designer/Drafter III:

  • Prepare drawings of unusual complexity or original designs that require a high degree of precision and drafting knowledge.
  • Ensure that the problems in manufacture, assembly, installation and operation are resolved by the produced set of drawings.
  • Independently exercise judgement in selecting and interpreting data based on knowledge of the design requirements.
  • Working at a level that involves more advanced design/drafting assignments and knowledge.
  • Help and provide support to junior level designer/drafters
  • Review and design electrical schematics for submarine components


Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!

Company Awards:

  • Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021
  • Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021
  • Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021

Veteran Hiring Awards:

  • U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
  • BEST FOR VETS by Military Times
  • TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANY by MilitaryFriendly.com

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Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma, GED or Technical school Degree in Drafting
  • Any type of CADD certification
  • Ability to obtain a secret clearance

Seven (7) to 10 (10) years of experience in:

  • Generating 3D models and 2D drawings using AutoCAD and Inventor Software.
  • Working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.
  • Providing great customer service skills.
  • Demonstrating leadership of junior level Drafter/Designers
EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
7 to 10 years
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