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Design Drafting Supervisor - Leeds, AL

Date: Jan 1, 2023

Location: Leeds, AL, US, 35094

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Position Overview

Supervise the production driven CAD system and Product Designers within the ETO team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage production-driven ETO design schedule
  • Reviews, prioritizes, assigns, and confirms the accuracy of all CAD drafting projects
  • Supervise communication between Designers and Customers (internal and external)
  • Arranges electronic release of engineering drawings and monitors release for completeness and accuracy
  • Performs software training for product engineering personnel and others as assigned
  • Provides continuing support for new and experienced engineering users of CAD systems
  • Completes CAD and solids modeling assignments as assigned
  • Perform design and drafting duties for make-to-order high voltage switches
  • Ensure drawings are accurate and timely
  • Communicate regularly with shop floor regarding any manufacturability or quality issues
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Skills and Experience


  • Associates Degree, or equivalent experience in drafting and design
  • Previous experience in a similar supervisory position
  • 6+ years of engineering drawing using CAD packages
  • Proficient with 2D CAD packages (ideally AutoCAD and Microstation)
  • Proficient with 3D CAD packages (SolidWorks, Inventor, etc.)

Preferred experience:

  • Substation and transmission design, ideally switchgear
  • Design of structural steel including FEA
  • Accurately interpreting IEEE standards as they relate to air break switches
  • Large scale 2D to 3D transition
  • Inventor Vault
  • 3D modeling automation
  • MS Access & SQL programming
  • SAP


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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