Full time
Loveland, CO
Posted 2 weeks ago

Lightning eMotors is a fast-growing company that designs and manufactures zero emission all-electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. We are seeking a qualified and skill individual to fill a Drafter position.

The role will be based in the company’s headquarters in Loveland, Colorado.

The ideal candidate would create component and system level release documentation for electric vehicle systems. This will include working with 2d and 3d CAD models, creating manufacturing and service related drawings, and interfacing with the production team to resolve engineering change requests.

Reporting to the Mechanical Engineering Manager, the successful candidate in this role will be responsible for creating documentation necessary to support serial production and assembly of EV systems.

  • Generate 2d drawing packages to support production and manufacturing
  • Update 3d models of mechanical and electrical systems in CAD
  • Create 2d and 3d models of wire harnesses in CAD
  • Participate in new vehicle design and development
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:


  • 2+ years of 2d and 3d modelling experience
  • Technical expertise with CAD platforms
  • Experience production and manufacturing processes
  • Experience with ERP and PDM tools
  • Experience with critical dimensioning and tolerance of parts


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or AAS in CAD/Drafting
  • Experience working in PTC Creo
  • Understanding of basic electric vehicle systems and operation is preferred
  • Experience generating wire harness documentation

Soft Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to collect, organize, analyze, and report on data with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-starter, able to start and complete projects quickly and independently
  • Experience building strong partnerships with other employees
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience working in fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to influence the business at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to prioritize and execute work among competing priorities
Physical demands and abilities
  • Ability to lift 30-50 pounds
  • Regularly perform repetitive tasks, including prolonged periods at a desk
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, climb, kneel, and twist.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Benefits offered:

Once hired, employees are offered generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account and Health Reimbursement Plan (if enrolled in medical plan)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off (accrued)
  • Paid holidays
  • Short and Long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Salary: $50-70k annually

Additional hiring information:

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.

Job Features

Job CategoryEngineering
Salary$50000 - $70000 Per Year

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Lightning eMotors is an at-will employer.