CAD Designer

Dante Valve Company
November 16, 2022
Norfolk, Virginia


Job Type: Full Time | Location: Norfolk, VA

The CAD Designer will enable the development, modification and optimization of the design process which in turn will provide support to our engineering department.

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  • Use design software to produce 2D and/or 3D designs
  • Research material properties in large databases to identify the best materials for modeling
  • Address limitations of technologies and materials involved in the CAD process
  • Incorporate feedback into 3D model designs
  • Revise models as requested
  • Run simulations and stress-tests on all 3D models before prototyping


  • Education: Associate technical degree. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Work History: 10+ years as a power CAD user. Experience in any industry with precision CNC machined component. Experience in manufacturing industry a plus.
  • High level expertise with Inventor and 3D modeling & 2D drawings.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication.
  • Proficient with use of Microsoft Office applications including Work, Excel, Outlook.


  • Hydraulic and Pneumatics Product Design.
  • Machine/mechanical design – Castings, Machined Components, Spring Design, Threads, O-Rings/Seals.
  • Familiar with Casting Manufacturing Process.
  • Material Knowledge (Steels, Stainless Steels, and Bronze/Brass).
  • Protective Finishes (Zinc Plating, Nickel Plating, and/or Painting).
  • Engineering change processes.
  • Experience with MIL-SPECS, ANSI, ASME, ISO standards.
  • Experience in Quality methods used to problem solve; Determine root cause and implement corrective actions.

Additional Details

  • Must be able to pass a thorough background check including a drug screen.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled/VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
  • E-Verify Employer.

Featured benefits

  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Pension plan
  • Disability insurance

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