Technical Illustrator I

Warner Robins, GA | Technical

Post Date: 06/14/2017 Industry: Skilled Trade Pay Rate: $15.00


Technical Illustrators are responsible for preparation of all types of illustration for USMC Technical Manuals (TMs).  Technical Illustrators must be able to interpret Level III engineering drawings for conversion into TO compatible line drawings, convert halftones (photo's) into line drawings and prepare exploded views of equipment to use in the parts breakdown for dis-assembly/assembly instructions. Technical Illustrators must be able to interpret sketches from engineers, technical writers, and covert TO illustrations and perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Duties and Responsibilities consist of but are not limited to the following: 

  • Must be familiar with, and be able to utilize standard industry illustration software;
  • Perform Quality Control and Proofing;
  • Ensure Illustration work meets Mil-Spec/customer requirements;
  • Perform Follow-Up Corrections;
  • Prepare information as required, to support customer and company requirements;
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret security clearance with DoD if necessary;
  • Provide the highest possible quality of products and services to satisfy customer needs and requirements;
  • Provide support and data as requested for administrative purposes and in support of the Quality Management System;
  • Travel in support of conferences, meetings, reviews, and other related activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned at the discretion of management.


 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty assigned thoroughly and independently. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Education and/or Experience:

 High School Diploma or equivalent required; Associate Degree in Illustration preferred. Technical Order experience in TMCR, Mil Specs, illustration and editing and be capable of preparing drawings of electrical circuits, machine parts, wiring diagrams and schematics from interpreting draft layouts, sketches or other sources for military systems.

 Language Skills:

 Must possess an excellent command of the English language.  This position requires the ability to review and write routine reports and correspondence. Must be able to communicate and speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

 Mathematical Skills:

 Successfully perform advanced mathematical functions as required.

 Reasoning Ability:

 Demonstrate and apply common sense understanding to carry out technical instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Possess problem solving skills and the capability to prioritize daily work schedule in keeping with productivity standards.

 Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, the individual should have advanced working knowledge of computers, software and general office equipment to include but not limited to MS Windows and Office Pro.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

 Candidate must possess a current driver’s license, proof of U.S. citizenship, and the ability to obtain and retain a security clearance enabling access to various government facilities.

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