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Saab Global
Installation in HQ


Quincy, Massachusetts, United States of America
Closing date: 31 December 2023

Job Description:

Saab Inc., Autonomous and Undersea Systems division is seeking innovative and experienced Designer/Drafter to work with the Engineering team on CAD models, assemblies, and drawings for autonomous Unmanned Surface/Underwater Vehicles (aUSVs/aUUVs, AUVs) and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). This position will sit in our Quincy, MA facility.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Work in CAD tools with 3D models as parts, components, and/or assemblies

    • Manage data using PDM and follow processes related to configuration management

    • Create and/or manage drawing templates and guidelines related to projects

    • Implement ANSI drawing standards

    • Create/modify mechanical 2D drawings and 3D Models using CAD tools

    • Knowledge of manufacturability and product configuration methods 

    • May provide support to a project or own a component of a project

    • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

    • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel

    • Normally follows established procedures on routine work; requires instructions only on new assignments 

    • Works with moderate guidance on projects with short-term focus 

    Compensation Range: $74,000-$90,6000

    The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

    Skills and Experience:

    Minimum candidate requirements:

    • High school diploma or equivalent 

    • 3+ years of relevant experience 

    • Experience may include comprehensive knowledge of tools, software and other technologies

    Desired candidate requirements:

    • Associate’s degree, technical/business school, or equivalent 

    • 7+ years of relevant experience 

    • Experience may include advanced support skills and extensive knowledge of tools, software and other technologies 

    Desired Experience:

    • Experience with ASME Y14.5 GD&T

    • Experience with tolerance stackup assessment

    • Experience in managing and tracking BOMs and drawing trees

    • Experience with tracking weight and center of gravity techniques.

    • Experience incorporating DFMA principals into design

    • Experience with SolidWorks and SolidWorks PDM

    Citizenship Requirements:

    Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

    Drug-Free Workplaces:

    Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


    Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

    • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

    • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

    • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

    • Tuition assistance

    • Student loan assistance

    • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

    • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

    About Us:

    Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

    Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.