Mechanical Drafters prepare technical drawings of machinery, robotics, and other mechanical devices in industries
such as manufacturing. This usually involves the use of computer aided design (CAD) software.
The duties of Mechanical Drafter typically includes to generate CAD drawings and bill of materials, review work on
engineering designs for manufacturability, accuracy and completeness and create detailed piece part drawings that
meet Engineering standards
The majority of a Mechanical Drafter's working hours are spent on a computer, running simulations which require
constant modifications to mathematical equations and algorithms. Deadlines are of extreme importance in this field,
so a mechanical drafter should expect to work more to meet deadlines approach. Mechanical drafters must work well
with little supervision, have excellent concentration, and have attention to mathematical detail. Mechanical drafter
work in both the private and public sectors; their institutions can range from small start-up tech companies to well
Entry Level Education
- Diploma in Drafting and Designing (Mechanical)
- UG Diploma in Engineering Design and Drafting.