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Engineering Design Technician (2022-5134)

Posted on: June 9, 2022
Machine Technician (2021 4256)

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Honest. Helpful. Humble.

Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

This position will work within our Order Fulfillment Engineering group and will focus on tasks related to the electrical, mechanical, and structural design portion of the project. The technician will assist with creating drawings and documentation for a variety of purposes including the initial sales proposal, communication with customers, manufacturing, project management, and installation as well as external vendors and contractors.  This area of engineering at Daktronics has office locations in Brookings and Sioux Falls with opportunity to work remotely.

This is an entry point to our design and development engineering group. The technician would be trained on fundamental tasks before being cross trained to support the variety of work that flows through the group, supporting different types of projects. Engineering Design Technicians may move into other technician roles with the company such as in the manufacturing or service divisions.


Use standard processes and tools to complete designs for sales orders and contract jobs for individual products as well as integrated systems.
Work closely with contract design teams to create/maintain/update detailed documentation explaining design intent to both internal and external customers.
Produce documentation for site specific installations, for manufacturing production lines, and installation tasks. Documentation will utilize CAD tools such as AutoCAD, Advance Steel, and Windchill/Creo.
Must consistently complete work in a timely manner.
Become knowledgeable of company policies and procedures.
Personal growth and continued increase in contribution.
Work effectively as a team member, work with little supervision, help where and when needed, make, and implement suggestions for product and process improvement, communicate effectively with team members. Use good judgments in difficult situations and make good decisions.
Incorporate lean processes in daily work activities.
Perform other duties as required to support ongoing product development efforts.
Regularly and reliably work the scheduled shift.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Two-year technical degree in Mechanical Design/Drafting, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Architectural Engineering Technology or related.
Knowledge of general drafting practices required.
Must be able to clearly demonstrate an attention to details.
Organizational, planning, and creative problem-solving skills.
Computer skills and Microsoft Office knowledge are essential.
Knowledge of Daktronics products preferred. Daktronics engineering experience a plus.
Fluent in English, written and verbal.
Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Motor vehicle records will be checked.
Dedication and desire for quality performance.
Ability to meet all workplace safety requirements, which includes following safety protocols related to COVID-19.
Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. 

To apply for this job please visit careers-daktronics.icims.com.