Job Summary

This position is responsible for collaborating with mechanical engineers and manufacturing personnel to maintain and improve the quality of the mechanical components. This person will be required to work primarily within SolidWorks CAD package to maintain the libraries of components and assemblies. He/she will also work with the manufacturing team to improve the quality of our design outputs: Bill of Materials, Drawings, Fully dimensioned models.

Job Duties:

  • Manage SolidWorks PDM Parts Library including maintenance of existing parts and commonly shared parts.
  • Exercise all tools within the SolidWorks 2018 ecosystem.
  • Update and maintain component Bill of Materials.
  • Work with Manufacturing to update parts as needed based on QA/QC, cost optimization, or ease of manufacturing.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Job Skills and Qualifications


  • Associate degree in electrical/mechanical drafting or Computer Aided Design.
  • At least four (4) years of work experience creating and updating mechanical design/drawing packages.
  • At least four (4) years of recent experience using SolidWorks, SolidWorks PDM and any other packages within SolidWorks.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work within strict deadlines.


  • Professional certification in mechanical drafting.
  • Experience with SolidWorks Electrical package.
  • Experience with ASME-Y14 drafting standards.
  • Design for manufacturing (DFM).
  • Experience within the automotive, aerospace, or robotics industries.



  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee will also be frequently required to stand. 
  • The employee must frequently lift, push, or pull equipment at a minimum of 50 pounds unassisted. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to climb ladders, maneuver in tight spaces, and stand for extended periods

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   


While performing some duties of this job, the employee may be required to travel domestically and internationally. This role may also require exposure to a variety of construction and/or offshore platform, various bodies of water job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 

The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas, which may require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Houston Mechatronics, Inc (HMI) is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, immigration status, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


In addition, HMI is a federal contractor required to adhere to the Arms Export Control Act of 1976 which governs the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  As a result, this position may include access to export-controlled information that is subject to US export control laws. Export control laws require employers to restrict access to export-controlled information or to obtain export licenses for non-U.S. person employees if their positions require access to information governed by ITAR. The ITAR defines a U.S. person means a person (as defined in §120.14 of this part) who is a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) which includes certain temporary residents and refugees and asylees. HMI does not obtain export licenses for these positions.

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