POET

CAD Drafter Intern

Job ID
2024-6578
Employment Type
Intern
Category
Internship
Shift
Day
Travel Required
None
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Position Location(s)
US-SD-Sioux Falls

 

ABOUT POET

At POET, it is our mission to be good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible. For over thirty years our drive and passion to change the world has enabled us to become the largest producer and marketer of bioethanol and leader in biobased products in the world. Beyond our world-class culture, POET team members enjoy competitive pay and perks including;

  • A multifaceted wellness program encompassing the whole person – mentally, physically, and spiritually
  • Onsite fitness centers or fitness reimbursements 
  • Safety and cold weather gear, and more!

 

JOB SUMMARY

The CAD Drafter Intern is responsible for the development of complete and accurate 2D CAD models, drawings, and design documents for systems using AutoCAD and other Computer Aided Design software tools. The CAD Drafter Intern works under the close guidance of experienced CAD Drafters, Designers and Engineers to create proper construction documents for field use and to develop knowledge and skills. The CAD Drafter Intern is required to have knowledge of AutoCAD and it’s commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures.

 

DURING A TYPICAL DAY

  • Create and modify 2D and 3D CAD drawings and CAD models.
  • Create and modify assembly, erection, fabrication, detail, and other drawings; modify drawings based on mark-ups from Experienced CAD Drafters or Designers, Engineers, and Managers.
  • Maintain CAD files and drawings based on Standards and office procedures.
  • Read and comprehend design drawings and equipment data sheets.
  • Meet all safety, budget, and schedule requirements.
  • Must have a basic understanding of Window’s Explorer and how to create, maintain and organize numerous folders and files.
  • Foster a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times.
  • Maintain a team environment at all times and champion POET in the community.
  • Since we’re all about teamwork and getting the job done, your skill may be put to a lot of other uses!

 

STRENGTHS OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Completed some CAD Drafting Classes or equivalent CAD experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD based drafting systems preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.
  • You know the basics of Microsoft Office Suite. You’re capable of learning new programs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Culture is king at POET. We’re all on the same team. We always communicate. And we park our egos at the door. These aren’t just slogans on our walls. It’s the way we do things at POET.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • The work environment at POET is dynamic. You should expect a balance between time spent in the office and at the bioprocessing facility, which may include some physical labor helping your team members.
  • Specific physical requirements include:
    • Sitting for approximately 90% of the time while working on a personal computer.
    • Occasionally lifting weight up to sixty (60) pounds or less.
    • Climbing several flights of stairs and ladders.
    • Occasionally bending, twisting, and turning while lifting weights of less than fifty (50) pounds.
    • Walking of two (2) or more miles per day.
    • Working at heights, in confined spaces, and at temperatures from -20 to +100 degrees.
    • Standing for extended periods of time.
    • Wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

 

POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). POET complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding hiring and employment. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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