1+ months


Jefferson, NC 28640
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Requisition ID: 16445American Emergency Vehicles (AEV) is a custom ambulance manufacturer for Type 1, Type 2, and Type 3 and medium-duty ambulances. At the heart of AEV is our unwavering commitment to caring for our customers and dedicated network of dealers. We are inspired by a calling to build ambulances with the highest standards of American-crafted excellence and approach every relationship with equally high standards. The welcoming spirit and warmth of our people continue long after the purchase. AEV is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency, commercial, and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, school buses, terminal trucks, RV’s, luxury buses, and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year. 

Title: Mechanical Drafter


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Job summary:

Primary functions:

Engineering position responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing processes at the facility.

  • Create a commercially practical, technically correct and economically sound design for an assigned product or unit based on predetermined mechanical characteristics. Responsible for performance requirements, weight and dimensional limits, determining the nature and working relationship of the various elements of design.



Duties and responsibilities:



  • Review work orders for consistency and design conflicts
  • Support sales staff in answering customer questions
  • Use engineering modeling software such as but not limited to SolidWorks and Creo to solve complex engineering problems
  • Completes hand calculations as needed to supplement analysis reports
  • Review engineering drawings for accuracy of designs
  • Writing reports
  • Documenting units as built by producing work instructions and/or detailed assembly drawings.

Requirements (education, experience, travel, physical, work environment):




  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic and be self-motivated
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of computers
    • Excel
    • Word
    • CAD experience is a requirement
    • Graphic Design is a plus
  • Be able to effectively carry out assigned duties in varying work environments
  • Desire to learn
  • General knowledge of the layout of an ambulance and construction of its components
  • preferably in an automotive related industry.
  • Experience with problem solving techniques (5 why & root cause analysis), and with statistical techniques and data analysis is a plus
  • Must have excellent communication skills with ability to interface directly with hourly employees as well as management level of employee concerning manufacturing initiatives and progress updates
  • Must possess a high energy level with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and verbally communicate simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and layout and other written or verbal instructions presented in English
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization


Education and Experience:


  • Two (2) years’ experience in the manufacturing field preferred
  • Two (2) years’ experience working with at least one of the following Creo, Solid Works or Solid Edge preferred.
  • PDF formatting
  • Microsoft Excel, Word documents and Outlook
  • Associate degree in design/drafting or equivalent work experience



Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40#’s. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


  • Ability to bend, stoop, and squat
  • Occasionally lift up to but not exceed 40#’s
  • Ability to work with arms above head
  • Able to read and follow written and verbal instructions



Work environment:


Indoor office

Occasionally required to work on the plant floor

May require some travel for training or customer service-related work


Personal protective equipment recommended and/ or required:

  • Safety glasses, or prescription safety glasses with side shields
  • Ear plugs
  • Safety shoes



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REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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  • Automotive
Posted: 2023-01-03 Expires: 2023-06-23

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