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Mechanical Designer / Drafter

Watertown, SD, US

Job ID: 252 

Location: US-SD Watertown HR 

Department: [[department]] 



Terex Utilities is a truck equipment final stage manufacturer of digger derricks, aerial devices and associated equipment for the utility industrymunicipals, telecommunications, tree and electrical contractor markets.


This position will be assigned to the Strategic Sourcing Implementation team located in Watertown, South Dakota.  The Drafter will be working in a team environment with other members to establish efficient methods and processes, assist with new or improved components and product designs; review, verify and validate designs/drawings and update work instructions and bills of material associated with implementing new suppliers/parts directly related to the Terex Strategic Sourcing Initiative. 




  • Create detail drawings based upon specific instructions to support new, existing products, and/or to facilitate product assembly.
  • Complete Engineering Change Order (ECO) header sheets for release to document control
  • Complete Engineering Change Notice (ECN) for release to document control
  • Participate and investigate changes by utilizing Material Requirements Planning (MRP) to determine if other drawings require similar changes.
  • Maintains and refines customer requirements during the design process.
  • Represents the company within an assigned territory, either in person or by telephone, to provide detailed information directly to customers with regards to Terex standards while meeting customer requirements.
  • Displays or demonstrates products and services in a professional manner.
  • Collaborates with sales, internal teams and management to assure customer satisfaction throughout the design and building process.
  • Create or revise detail and assembly drawings based upon sketches, marked-up prints or general instructions.
  • Resolve engineering problems that develop during the manufacture, test, or use of the product.
  • Review and act on Engineering change requests received from customers or manufacturing.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • 2 years of vocational education in mechanical drafting including CAD instruction blue print reading ; in lieu of educational requirement, candidates with at least 3 years mechanical drafting experience may be considered


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in relevant discipline or 2 year degree from a technical trade school
  • Autocad
  • 3D Modeling with Solidworks
  • Knowledgeable in 3D design software, flow, and workings
  • Knowledgeable in 2D AutoCAD design, demonstrating proficiency to conduct print changes
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems and tools
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, hydraulic systems, welding processes and application, controller application and workings, MRP systems, and lean principles


Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services.  The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world.  Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community.  Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.  The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship.  It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University.  Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers.  It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector.  Terex is a place where you can work and grow.  Come talk to us!   


Additional Information

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.



Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: South Dakota

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