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3D CAD Drafter
Title:3D CAD Drafter

Intelligent Imaging Innovations (3i) is a global biotech company headquartered in Denver, Colorado.  3i is looking for a creative 3D Computer-aided Design Drafter to join its development team. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established company designing and manufacturing cutting-edge microscopy systems. The ideal candidate possesses three or more years of SolidWorks modeling and drawing experience and is CSWP certified. This is a temporary, full-time position with the possibility of permanent employment in six months. 

Experience & Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years in SolidWorks modeling and drawing 

  • 1+ years with SolidWorks PDM 

  • 1+ years working with fabricators 

  • SolidWorks CSWP certified (extensive industry SolidWorks experience will be considered in lieu of certification)

  • Experience operating metalworking equipment desirable 

  • Previous experience with 3D printing technologies desirable

  • Optics mounting experience a plus



  • Generate models from existing parts

  • Design new parts and assemblies from scratch

  • Maintain large complex product assemblies

  • Publish parts to a central repository for archival and distribution purposes 

  • Suggest and help implement process improvements for distributing models and drawings

  • Work with external manufacturing partners to quote parts, gather DFM feedback, and answer manufacturing questions 


Skills & Competencies

  • Strong creative and problem-solving skills 

  • Flexible, self-motivated and team-oriented

  • Attention to detail and ability to focus on task assignments 

  • Work and communicate remotely using email and teleconferencing software

  • Proficient use of Windows, MS Office, G Suite

  • Strong understanding of drawing standards and GD+T

  • Intermediate knowledge of mechanical details and hardware

  • Familiarity with inspection tools 

Position Requirements

  • Lift and manipulate heavy objects and equipment
  • Proficiently speak, read and write the English language
  • Possess sufficient personal mobility, stamina and flexibility that requires bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting and moving objects; standing and walking; stretching, finger dexterity, visual acuity; ability to remain in a stationary position for prolonged periods  

Working Environment

The work environment involves moderate physical activity and may require moving and lifting heavy equipment. Physical risks can include exposure to chemicals, bio-hazards and class 3b & 4 lasers, electrical systems and operating dangerous equipment. May experience moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors and/or loud noises. Adherence to company Standard Operating Procedures and use of personal protective equipment are required to minimize and prevent exposure to hazards.

Conditions of Employment

  • Legally authorized for permanent employment in the United States

  • Successfully pass a pre-employment background check and motor vehicle record check

  • Agree to and sign 3i’s confidentiality, non-compete, employment agreement

  • Work safely with lasers, optical and electrical systems; understand and follow safety procedures and maintain a safe working environment

  • Ability to work remotely on occasion 

  • Live within commuting distance of Denver, Colorado

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