CAD Design Engineering

Compatible Technology International (CTI) equips smallholder farmers in Africa with innovative tools and training to harvest and process food to nourish their families, bring their crops to market and rise above hunger and poverty. CTI’s headqarters are in St. Paul, MN with additional offices in Senegal and Malawi.

CTI is looking for a temporary drafter to support engineering efforts to design and manufacture postharvest processing equipment targeted for small-holder farmers and developing markets in Sub Saharan Africa.

  • Create models and drawings based on specifications from Technology Coordinator
  • Perform FEA testing on models and report results
  • Review models & drawings to ensure completeness, accuracy, and adherence to codes and standards
  • Provide manufacturing drawings for solutions requested in a timely manner, in line with project timelines
  • Associates Degree in Drafting or equivalent
  • Recent Solidworks and FEA training or experience (2 – 5 years’ experience)
  • Proficient in Solidworks modeling, drafting and Simulation analysis as shown by a portfolio of previous projects
  • Must have independent access to Solidworks license with Simulation package

The position is open immediately. Consultant will be paid hourly for 20 hours/ week lasting 4 – 6 months.

Any questions can be directed to Bridget Gerenz, Technology Coordinator.
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