Engineering Drafter

Joby Aviation

Joby Aviation

Other Engineering
San José Province, San José, Costa Rica
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Engineering Drafter

Job Locations CR-San Jose
Regular Full-Time

Joby Overview

Joby Aviation is searching for a skilled Engineering Drafter with experience in composite fabrication, part machining, and assembly processes. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating engineering drawings for flight articles. As an Engineering Drafter, you will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including design, manufacturing, tooling, and quality.


  • Assist hardware engineering, manufacturing engineering, and other engineering teams by providing CAD drafting support to create/revise drawings for new/legacy custom parts, and by reviewing dimensions and tolerances on drawings to ensure their suitability for the intended production process.
  • Create part models, assemblies, and manufacturing drawings using current ASME Y14.5 Dimensioning, and Tolerancing standard.
  • Work with various teams to identify drafting support needs and schedule workload based on priorities set by management.
  • Support design reviews to ensure that parts can be manufactured efficiently and in compliance with internal requirements.
  • Assist in lifecycle changes and production release of drawings via PLM.
  • Process engineering change orders and lead the implementation process.
  • Provide mechanical engineering support for manufacturing issues via drawing changes.


  • 3+ years of related experience working as a Drafter directly or handling drafting in design roles.
  • Bachelor’s or associate degree in relevant field (Mechanical, manufacturing, aerospace, etc.)
  • Experience with a CAD software (i.e. CATIA, Solidwork, NX, etc)
  • Experience with PLM CAD data management
  • Experience reviewing engineering drawings.
  • Advanced knowledge of ASME Y14.5M Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) Standard.
  • High level of competency with drafting standards.


  • Experience working with Catia V5 or Catia V6, and Enovia.
  • Experience working in similar industry.
  • Engineering drawing practices using American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Y14.100 and Y14.24
  • US. Visa (due to specific trainings and meetings)

Your Reward for Greatness

  • Stay fresh with our Flexible Schedule
  • Get a mid-year bonus!
  • Stay at home with our Telecommuting Options
  • Lunch is on us when you are at the office.
  • Step up your English with paid classes!
  • Get Training/Tuition subsidies for online learning.
  • Stay connected with our Internet Subsidy
  • The Gym Subsidy should keep you fit and relaxed!
  • Go places with our Travel Opportunities across the US!!
  • Stay healthy with our Medical Health Plan
  • Spend more time with your loved ones with our Additional Personal Time Off (increased by seniority)


Joby is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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