3D Layout Engineer – Modeler – 0418

Design Systems, Inc.

Farmington Hills, MI

Position Duties:


Full Time Layout Engineer/modeler

Key Responsibilities:

  • Update overall 3D layout for various manufacturing facilities.
  • Coordinate 3D file requirements with various vendors to ensure master 3D layout is accurate.
  • Model “smart assets” to be inserted in the master layout.
  • 3D model of facility equipment including, but not limited to, building steel, process equipment, utility piping, HVAC, buss ducts/ plugs/ cable trays, conveyors, manufacturing equipment, station layout equipment, line side displays.
  • 3D model from point clouds files.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience utilizing Inventor, Revit, and Edgewise software.
  • Experience in an automotive manufacturing facilities.
  • Interpersonal, oral, and written/electronic communication skills enabling interaction with all levels of the organization.
  • Analytical ability and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, plan, and execute projects.
  • Comfort in effectively organizing and leading meetings/workshops.
  • Adept at working efficiently and constructively with multiple customers/programs.
  • Familiarity/Experience with Navisworks, LeicaTrueView, and Microsoft Office software.
  • College degree or equivalent experience and training.
  • Working knowledge of CAD standards and processes.


  • 5+ years 3D layout experience utilizing AutoCAD Inventor, Revit and/ or FactoryCAD
  • 3+ years of construction, installation experience in Press, Body, Paint Maintenance, GA, Casting, Engine, or Transmission facilities.
  • Ability to travel out of town if required.

Computer Skills:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Inventor
  • AutoCAD
  • Factory CAD
  • Revit

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to Travel
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Personal Credit Card

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