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Mechanical Drafter

Job Title: Mechanical Drafter | Location: Middletown, RI | Full-Time

Description of Work:

PURVIS Systems has immediate full-time open positions for Mechanical Drafters who are proficient with AutoCAD.  Candidates will be members of the engineering design/drafting team.

Responsibilities: Support U.S Navy system designs and development including performance of the following tasks:

  • Review of Government Furnished Information (GFI) and engineering drawing redlines to incorporate into drawing package as required.
  • Develop and maintain 3D models utilizing Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks.
  • Develop and maintain 2D drawings utilizing AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.
  • Revise, update and maintain mechanical drawing packages using AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.
  • Ensure drawings follow design standards and practices.
  • Drawing packages may include production drawings, circuit card assemblies, parts lists, schematic diagrams, functional block diagrams, test, and assembly fixture drawings.


  • 0 – 3 years professional experience.
  • Ability to review engineering drawings and understand required changes.
  • Ability to work closely with Subject Matter Experts and Navy military and civilian personnel.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD required.
  • Proficiency with Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel and Word preferred.
  • Technical school or bachelor’s degree a plus.
  • Knowledge of existing submarine systems, Military Specifications, and previous defense industry is a plus.

Candidate must be able to obtain a government security clearance to the level of SECRET.

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    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance
    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time
    • Sick leave
    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance and short-term disability insurance
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