Technical Illustrator

Greensboro, North Carolina | Permanent | Job ID #49785 |
Posted Earlier this month

Onward Search is hiring an experienced Technical Illustrator to work for an international company in Greensboro, NC!



Required Abilities and Knowledge

  • Create line art and illustrate isometric parts for use in technical service manuals, operator manuals, user manuals, parts catalogs, or other related publications.
  • Experienced with ISODraw, Adobe Illustrator, AutoCAD and Pro-E programs.
  • Restructure CAD files for Illustrated Parts Lists/Assembly manuals.
  • Be able to work from a variety of input such as engineering drawings and parts/data, digital photographs, sketches, and CAD drawings.
  • Experienced in interpreting blueprints and detailed engineering specifications.
  • Be familiar with schematics (electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic).
  • Exhibit strong attention to detail and be an excellent communicator, verbally and through graphic visualizations.
  • Be able to work well independently or within a team; manage time well.

Preferred Experience and Knowledge

  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in technical illustration is preferred.
  • Experience researching engineering data from database and other resources.
  • Knowledge of aircraft systems and technical documentation, including parts catalogs, repair/service manuals, operator manuals, and installation instructions.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Framemaker, version 7.0.
  • Strong mechanical background.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create technical illustration of aircraft equipment, hardware, and systems using engineering drawings, bill of materials, and 3-D solid models.
  • Create exploded isometric illustrations for aircraft and component maintenance manuals.
  • Illustrate procedures for equipment installation, assembly, and repair from a variety of input such as digital photographs, sketches, CAD drawings and engineering drawings and parts.
  • Collaborate with technical writers, technical training developers, product engineers, manufacturing, and a variety of other internal customers to research and create illustrations and graphics.
  • Ensure accuracy of content and manage illustration files.




  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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