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National Recreation Systems - Fort Wayne, IN
Full Time

National Recreation Systems, Inc. (NRS) is a leader in the manufacturing, design, and innovation of Angle Frame Bleacher Systems. With over 30 years in the industry, we have a proven track record of providing safe, inclusive, seating systems that are constantly being made better by the people we employee.


Currently, we are seeking a level 3 Designer / Drafter to work with our design team to construct standard and custom seating system with the use of the most current Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software. This candidate will be driven to aid in the improvement of business process and capable of working in a team environment while being tasked with individual objectives. Typical project timelines range from a few minutes up to several weeks and require the candidate to be able to clearly communicate with internal and external customers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Using Inventor and Autocad Software, create concept layout, detail, and design drawings with proficiency.
  2. Participate in early concept work for new projects and recommend methods of construction, product details, assembly/fabrication to minimize cost and maximize value.
  3. Knowledgeable of International Building codes (IBC), American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is able to apply these codes into product designs as directed.
  4. Works with purchasing personnel and production to order materials and estimate lead times.
  5. Works with sales to provide customer solutions and estimate product costs.

Other duties may be assigned by Manager.





   Analytical Decision-Making

   Communication                                 ☒      Risk-Taking/Creative Thinking

   Learning & Development                         Teamwork & Relationship-Building   

   Planning & Organizing                             Results Orientation

   Professionalism & Integrity                      EEO Accountability

   Financial Management                            Managing Others


Education and/or Experience

  • 5-10+ years’ experience in design and manufacturing environment.
  • Design/detailing experience in the bleacher/grandstand industry a plus.
  • Experience in 3D design software such as Soldworks, Inventor, or similar is a must. 2D drafting experience a plus.
  • Proven history of successful projects and ability to articulate their roles in those projects


Travel will be negligible.


Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Word processing, Excel, Inventor or similar software, and AutoCad. 


Other Requirements/Skills

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts including geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with employees and customers
  • Strong sense of urgency and motivation
  • Development of bills of materials from detail drawings
  • Must be able to multitask/prioritize effectively


NRS a PlayCore company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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