Built To Connect - Astec

Design Modeler - Jerome Ave

Job Title
Design Modeler - Jerome Ave
Job ID
Chattanooga,  TN
Other Location
Astec is a global, environmentally focused infrastructure and manufacturing company of asphalt road building and aggregate processing. Our mission is to design and build the most innovative products for the industries we serve. Leveraging innovative solutions and technologies, we serve customers all over the world.

Responsible for the design drafting of asphalt plant equipment and related components to ensure that equipment is properly manufactured.

Key Deliverables
  • Receives work assignments from Group Leader or Engineer and uses computer aided drafting programs to prepare detailed blueprints for the manufacturing process.
  • Ensures that drawings and bills of material are accurate and contain all information required by production.
  • Meets Astec, Inc. drafting standards.
  • Ensures that drawings and bills of material are complete according to schedule.
  • Contributes ideas for new designs or improving existing designs.

Key Activities & Responsibilities
  • Updates drawings and implements design changes as required.
  • Works with Manufacturing Department representatives and others to ensure drawings are understood.
  • Occasionally required to travel to a customer’s plant site to measure for the installation of new equipment or troubleshoot problems with existing equipment.
  • Follows company policies and procedures at all times.
  • Follows proper safety rules and procedures at all times.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To be successful in this role, your experience and competencies are:
  • Technical education and/or applicable experience in drafting required.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of drafting standards, dimensioning and tolerances, and projections and 3-dimensional layout.
  • Training and/or experience in using AutoCAD or similar CAD software required.
  • Knowledge of Windows-based programs is required.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with attention to detail are required.
  • Must be able to work satisfactorily as a team member.
  • An Associate Degree in Engineering is preferred.

Supervisor and Leadership Expectations
  • No supervisory responsibilities

Our Culture and Values
Employees that become part of Astec embody the values below throughout their work.
  • Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customers
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of business
  • Respect for all individuals
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit and innovation
  • Safety, quality and productivity as means to ensure success

Travel Requirements: % of travel, regional, international

NOTE: This position responsible for certain internal control responsibilities.  These internal control responsibilities are verbally communicated to the incumbent and periodic feedback is provided as it relates to the performance of these internal control responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of injury in an office environment and occasionally a manufacturing shop plant environment.  Duties include a typical office setting including extensive computer work, sitting or standing. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Astec does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender (sex), sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, citizenship status, a person’s veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law or executive order.


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