Electrical Drafter / Designer - Located in Bolingbrook, IL

Position Summary: 

G&W is looking for a highly motivated individual willing to learn and provide support in all facets of our Production Engineering team. The Switchgear Electrical Drafter is responsible for the 3D CAD modeling of cables, harnesses, control cabinet design, and schematics. This position also includes supporting our manufacturing team with troubleshooting and technical experience amongst a variety of G&W products. 

Essential Functions:

  • Create and detail drawings of electrical systems through the application of computer-aided design techniques.  Integrate existing electrical components into drawings and assemblies.

  • Create bills of materials, customer, assembly, and detail drawing following G&W Engineering standards, Industry standards, and G&W workflow processes.

  • Follow established procedures for the creation and maintenance of CAD databases and libraries.

  • Interface with Engineering staff, Application Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, and Manufacturing teams for control design concept and creation of drawing packages.

  • Control and Switchgear Troubleshooting in troubleshooting various control system-related issues. 

  • Communicate effectively across a wide variety of professionals, internal and external.

  • Work with vendors on the procurement of custom-made designs and components.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Preferred experience with 3D CAD Systems (CREO preferred). 
  • Knowledge and experience with typical business software.
  • Preferred experience with electrical systems troubleshooting and circuits (Electronics Technician).
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent combination of work experience and skill development required. 

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:

  • General Office Environment, PC use.
  • Light Lifting (occasional 25 lbs or less).     
  • Stooping.
  • Standing.
  • Heavy Lifting (frequent 25 lbs +).


G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


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G&W Electric Co
Naperville, IL 60564, US