Jr. Engineer, CAD Specialist - CR

Position Overview

A CAD Specialist uses computer-aided design (CAD) software to develop technical drawings, blueprints, or other schematics. Job duties include translating technical documents into a drawing, evaluating technical design parameters, and working directly with Architects, Engineers, and other construction professionals. This position requires some formal qualifications and education, typically a degree in computer science, computer-aided design, or a related field. Job duties:
  • Supports a range of engineering activities for new product development.
  • Designs, develops, and tests simple to moderate complexity assembly and test fixtures.
  • Assists R&D Engineers with product development by rapidly prototyping designs, evaluating design performance, troubleshooting and understanding failure modes, and proposing design improvements.
  • Updates CAD drawings.
  • Modifies and performs mechanical drawing updates for initial release in collaboration with the R&D Engineering team.
  • Manages, reviews, and updates CAD files in accordance with MicroVention CAD standards.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Job Details

Job ID 11827BR

Alajuela, Costa Rica

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Mechanics, Electro-Mechanics, Industrial Design or related field.
    2. Strong ability in the use of SolidWorks Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.
    3. Substantial understanding of drafting principles, techniques and procedures.
    4. Strong understanding of the ASME Y14.5M-2009 drawing standards.
    5. Solid understanding of general manufacturing processes.
    6. Experience designing, building, and preparing prototypes, sub-assemblies, feasibility test units, and samples.
    7. Strong problem-solving, organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
    Desired Qualifications
    1. Good written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
    2. Ability to work both independently and as a team member with minimal direction.
    3. Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with the team is essential.
    4. Ability to plan, organize, and manage time effectively.
    5. Proficiency in general Microsoft applications including MS Word and Excel.
    6. Medical device industry experience is preferred.