Technical Illustrator

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Posted: May-23-2018
Closing: Jun-25-2018

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow templates and company procedures to create, edit, and update technical documentation covering a wide variety of grain handling, conditioning, and storage equipment to produce high quality operator, assembly, and parts manuals.
  • Use CAD based software to develop rich visual online and print content for technical illustrations and animations (drawings, schematics, etc) of equipment to support a variety of technical documents (assembly, operation, maintenance, and parts manuals).
  • Update CAD models or build large scale assemblies of equipment as needed for supporting technical documentation.
  • Produce media used for final illustration development such as black and white line art, photographs, and CAD software output in various raster and vector files types (EPS, JPG, TIFF, GIF, etc). 
  • Liaise with engineers and sales personnel to determine document scope, content, purpose, and audience for product manuals. 
  • Maintain electronic files in accordance with departmental requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Travel may occasionally be required.

Technical Qualifications:

  • New grads and up to five years of experience in a similar role or equivalent training or background.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Focused with a strong sense of urgency to complete high value project tasks.
  • Strong ability to stay on-task and follow assigned projects through to completion.
  • Previous experience working with assembly, operator, and parts manuals is an asset, especially in an agricultural manufacturing company.
  • Experience with CAD software such as SolidWorks or SolidWorks Composer is an asset.
  • Experience with Arbortext, XML, or similar systems is an asset.
  • Additional experience in with Adobe Illustrator or similar software is an asset.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with and understand the needs of personnel at AGI’s divisions. 
  • Co-operative, team player, able to follow company procedures, instructions, and guidelines.

Salary and benefits will be dependent on skills, experience, and qualifications.

This position is based in Saskatoon at our AGI Engineering offices, and will report to the Product Safety and Compliance Manager.  Forward resume including cover letter to Ag Growth International Attn: Human Resources-

  • Candidates selected for interview will be contacted

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