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Technical Drafter

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PlayCore Southern Fulfillment Center - Fort Payne, AL
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Day Shift


Technical Drafter

(This position is NOT remote, the position is located in Fort Payne, AL)

Job Description


Date: March 07, 2023

Department: Field Software & Special Project Department

Reports To: Field Software Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Pay: Hourly


PlayCore's mission is to build healthy communities through Play and Recreation. We invest in employee training and development in a big way, so you can build your future along with ours, creating an impactful career unique to you.

The PlayCore Southern Fulfillment Center has been a part of the Fort Payne and DeKalb County community since 1979. Our roots are in playgrounds, but we design, manufacture, and build complete recreation environments all over the world using the widest range of products you can get from one manufacturer!


Together, we can help people build stronger communities were just getting started. Come join our PlayCore Family today!


Why work for PlayCore?

  • Benefits start on day 1!
  • We offer top-notch pay.
  • Educational Opportunities!
  • Fun and diverse Team!
  • Employee Appreciation Lunches!
  • Birthday lunches!



Use AutoCAD, Inventor, 3ds Max Design, Lumion and other tools as required to create/maintain custom AutoCAD content and renderings of GameTime products.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Use AutoCAD, Inventor and other tools as required to create/maintain content for our custom GameTime software (GTCAD and Configurator)
  2. Use 3ds Max Design, Lumion, Photoshop and other tools as required to generate high quality renderings of playground equipment for catalog, website, and cad details
  3. Use custom GameTime software as needed to create playground layouts for catalog, website, and Guided Selling Tool
  4. Troubleshoot custom GameTime software issues with representative offices by phone, e-mail, and/or  technical support
  5. Help develop, test, and install/distribute custom GameTime software (GTCAD, GTREP, CRM, and Configurator)
  6. Install the SQL Express program to function with custom GameTime software (GTCAD and 3DS Max)
  7. Travel and train representatives on custom GameTime software
  8. Other duties may be assigned by Manager or Supervisor.



Analytical Decision-Making


Learning & Development

Planning & Organizing

Professionalism & Integrity

Financial Management

Risk-Taking/Creative Thinking

Teamwork & Relationship-Building

Results Orientation

EEO Accountability

Managing Others



Education and/or Experience

2 year degree in Drafting / CAD or equivalent experience




There will be training that will require travel to representatives office(s) throughout the country. The travel is approximately less than 5% of time.



Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence as well as be able to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.



Reasoning Ability

Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.



Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient AutoCAD, Inventor, 3ds Max Design, Photoshop and other tools as required to generate high quality renderings. An individual must have knowledge of 3D rendering software, 2D & 3D design and visualization, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software. As well as extensive experience with MS Windows 8, and/or MS Windows 10.



Other Skills

  • detail oriented and well organized
  • excellent verbal communication skills along with problem solving skills
  • ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • basic clerical and math skills



Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently walk and sit; use hands and fingers, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or listen.

The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. (50 pounds is the max)

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.



Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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