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Drawing Checker, Specialist

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Webster, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

OVERVIEW: Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor – the world’s first international commercial space station – to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Drawing Checker who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here? What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species?

SUMMARY: Our team is looking for a diligent and dynamic Drawing Checker who will primarily be responsible for aiding Axiom’s CAD Team with designing and developing the parametric 3D models and drawings associated with the Axiom Station. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about precision and excels at creative thinking. The role requires a strong understanding of the 3D CAD environment, effective time management, and effective communication skills.


  • Ensuring consistent and accurate product file is generated from the engineering department
  • Develop and implement drawing and MBD standards for Axiom Station
  • Checking drawings created by the CAD Team
  • Work with engineers to provide guidance on design for manufacturability and maintenance
  • Adhere to and stay current with applicable standards and specifications
  • Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

  • Minimum 5+ or more years’ experience creating CAD drawings with ASME Y14 standards
  • Minimum 5+ or more years’ using 3D CAD for drawing creation (SolidWorks)
  • Technical degree or relative CAD certifications (if less than 15 years of experience)
  • Proficient in 3D CAD environment, preferably with SolidWorks

Essential Functions

  • Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task


  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position

Physical Requirements

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time)
  • Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.)


  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Excellent communication skill, verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Self-motivated

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.