Technical Illustrator

Reports to: Sr. Project Manager | Department: Project Services

About Beacon Athletics

Beacon Athletics is an industry-leading, nationwide manufacturer and marketer of innovative sports field and practice products. Since 1948, we have built an outstanding reputation for providing our customers access to carefully selected, high performance products and authoritative educational tools. The company continues to be a high growth business driven by expanded catalog and digital marketing and investments in proactive sales initiatives.

Our Benefits

Beacon Athletics offers a market competitive base salary, a generous bonus plan, employer sponsored insurance plan, 401k, PTO and company holidays. Added benefits include a casual dress code, summer flex hours, a pet friendly office and an environment to grow personally and professionally.

About You

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in CAD Design. Solidworks experience preferred.
  • Understanding of technical drawing requirements of General Contractors for installation.
  • Communication Skills – Clearly communicate ideas and information to team members,
    co-workers, management, customers and vendors through excellent written and verbal
  • Time Management Skills – The ability to fully complete tasks accurately in an efficient
    amount of time whether working alone or with other team members
  • Multi-tasking Skills – Ability to multi-task and prioritize the day to day responsibilities and
  • Computer Skills – Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook. Proficient
    in MAS and shipping programs.
  • Problem Solving Skills – Demonstrate the ability to analyze a problem for its root causes
    and develop effective solutions to rectify the problem.
  • Organizational Skills – Demonstrate the ability to maintain a clean and orderly warehouse
    and production facility by keeping all production areas and warehouse aisles orderly, clean and uncluttered

Position Overview

The Technical Illustrator establishes 3D design standards and executes 3D models and Technical Illustrations within SolidWorks software. Provides 3D designs in support of multiple areas: Shop Drawings to advise contractors for installation of our systems, Architectural Specifications for the Sales team, Standard Product Designs for Customer Service; and ad hoc Designs for Marketing and Sales. Coordinates design project activities through various department functions to ensure completion in accordance to due dates. As a member of the Project Services Team supports tasks for project coordination as necessary.

Here’s what a day in the life looks like …

  • Update / Maintain Existing SolidWorks Part Models, Assembly Models & Drawings
  • Complete SolidWorks Drawings & Documentation for Newly Designed Products
  • Develop SolidWorks Part Models, Assembly Models & Drawings for Production & Test Related
  • Develop Shop Drawings
  • Maintain Engineering Change Order (ECO) Process & Documents – Including Initiating &
    Finalizing ECOs & Documentation
  • Maintain Engineering Change Order (ECO) Process & Documents – Including Initiating &
    Finalizing ECOs & Documentation
  • Assist Engineering Team w/ Design & Research Projects as Needed
  • Assist in Documenting CAD Design Processes
  • Maintain Design Related Documentation using Microsoft Office Software
  • Provide Sales and Marketing design support as needed
  • Assist Project Managers and Project Coordinators as needed to assure customer needs and
    deadlines are met

Our Commitment

Beacon Athletics strives to create a welcoming and inclusive work environment for all. We support a diverse customer base and believe in always doing good in our community. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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(Last revision: 5/1/23)

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