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Raytheon Technologies Mechanical Checker / Lead Tech, Engineering Services in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE

, Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

The Mechanical Checker will perform document checking functions for mechanical engineering drawings and specifications. The selected individual will be required to examine engineering drawings/models and related documents for soundness, efficiency, and simplicity in design; completeness, clarity, and dimensional accuracy; correctness of materials and processes; conformity to design/drafting standards, design specifications, and practicability; and economy of fabrication, assembly, and installation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Checking documentation of fabricated items, diagrams, Source Control Drawings (SCD’s) and assemblies to ensure conformance to design documentation for new documentation or revisions to existing documentation and data.

  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing Standards and design data supplied by engineering.

  • Review form, fit completeness and consistency of dimensioning of drawings.

  • Recommends changes to ensure compliance with standards, procedures and specifications.

  • Performing tolerance stack up analysis in support of form and fit of components to assembly.

  • Conferring with engineering to resolve drawing and design discrepancies.

  • Providing training to improve overall drafting quality and consistency.

  • Reviewing material requirements for standardization and conformance to industry specification manuals.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations, and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidates for this role should possess a AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience.

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

  • Understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals including structures, mechanisms, materials and analysis. (ie; designer, checker.)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and customers simultaneously

  • Must be able to work independently or in a team environment and work extended hours as required

  • Must be customer focused

  • Must display an unwavering commitment to high ethical standards

  • Must demonstrate high standards of professional conduct

  • Must display strong initiative in carrying out assignments

  • Must have the ability to work from home with internet service robust enough to support Mechanical Design work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) modeling and drafting familiarity (NX, Creo, I-Deas, Solid Works, etc.)

  • Proficiency with ASME Y14.5M Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and understanding of ASME Y14.100 Engineering Drawing Practices

  • Proven capability to execute requirements of drawing and model checking

  • Familiar with mechanical hardware manufacturing processes

  • Demonstrated ability to work in multidisciplinary product development teams

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.