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Drafter / Designer

Plattsburgh, NY

Full Time

About the Company

Fuji SEMEC is a company based on human values. With over 30 years of experience designing, manufacturing and refurbishing electromechanical systems and subsystems for the public transportation industry. By joining our team, you will work with a great group of employees! What makes us stand out is our unique expertise and our family culture. We have the advantages of a small business with the vision and the means of a large company!

Benefits of working for us

What we offer:

  • Permanent, full-time position

  • As an essential service, we work at least 40 hours per week, with occasional overtime

  • Competitive benefits program after 3 months 

  • Competitive salary, based on experience

  • Summer hours from memorial day through labor day

  • Calm and mostly quiet working environment

Effective after 45 DAYS of service you are eligible for :

  • Individual health benefits paid 75% by the employer

  • Family health benefits with varying % paid (single parent plan available

  • Dental benefits

  • Vision benefits

Effective after 3 months of service:

  • We contribute 2% to a simple IRA plan regardless of employee contribution (equivalent to an automatic 2% increase) after 3 months of service

  • Ally health (tele-health) service that is free for employees

  • Short term disability – paid by employer

  • Life insurance – Paid by employer

  • Access to our Aflac service

Other benefits:

  • 12 paid holidays per year

  • The mandated NY sick leave may be used as personal time (floater days)

  • Minimum 10 days of paid vacation after first year of service

About the Role

Together, let’s open the doors to the future.

In collaboration with our team, you will be called upon to use your technical expertise to ensure that the technical support needs are met. You will be responsible for designing and drafting designs as requested to meet the requirements of configuration changes, new projects, maintenance or repairs. If you are looking to use your knowledge and get some great hands-on experience, then this job is for you!



  • Develop designs, create 3D models, prepares, sketches, concepts, (shop) drawings. material selection, finishes, etc. with minimal input until design reviews;

  • Build fixtures and jigs using the 3D printer;

  • Takes precise measurements of existing geometry;

  • Specific areas of design include: rail car door systems, mounting equipment, mechanical systems, interiors, and others;

  • Brainstorming ideas with the team;

  • Uses assembly industry best practices;

  • Plan multiple tasks and meets delivery schedule;

  • Applies good design practices and be knowledgeable and understand of shop installation practices and procedures;

  • Keeps up-to-date on work-related methods, technologies and advances in the working field.


  • Diploma in technical or industrial drafting with a minimum of 3 years of experience

  • Experience and advanced knowledge of Solidworks

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office suite

  • Accuracy, time management, team work are necessary skills

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Railway or transportation experience is a major asset

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