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Job Title Designer I
Location Kilgore TX
Division/Function Engineering
Relocation Available ? No
Job Description General Dynamics Mission Systems, a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

The Designer will design, detail, and document component assemblies and installations utilizing the appropriate information, hardware, and materials.



Essential Functions:

  • Follow instructions of the Department Manager, Supervisor or Design Engineer.
  • Have a working knowledge of hardware associated with satellite communications.
  • Have a working knowledge of industrial products used for feed and integration purposes.
  • Research Vendors and their equipment.
  • Gather design information from engineers, project documentation and customers.
  • Check documentation and designs of peers.
  • Competent Drafter.
  • Create under general supervision: Drawings and Layouts using approved CAD software, Block Diagrams and Schematics, Bills of Materials using Company Procedures, Procurement Specifications and Requisitions, and Cost Estimates for Marketing.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.


Non-essential Functions:

  • Technical Writing.
  • Assist with assembly and field calls.


  • Work under the immediate direction of the Department Manager or supervisor.
  • Proper use of Company facilities, equipment and supplies.
  • Protect Company corporate proprietary documentation.
  • Comply with Company policies and regulations.
  • Use safe conduct.
  • Respect other employees and their personal property.
  • Work during scheduled hours.
  • Perform tasks in a timely manner.
  • Practice neatness.


This position is with General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics Government Systems, Inc., but which operationally reports into General Dynamics C4 Systems, Inc. Benefit packages and policies of General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies may vary from those available at General Dynamics C4 Systems, Inc.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer           

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce

Experience and Education
• Associates Degree or Technical School graduate.
• A minimum of three years of design and drafting experience, or six years minimum drafting experience involving some design experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Must have ability to handle multi-tasks.
• Must have computer proficiency.
• Must have good communications skills.
• Must be competent drafter.

No Clearance Required.

Relationships and Contacts:
• Engineering, Manufacturing, MIS, Accounting, Purchasing

Machines and Equipment Involved:
• Technical Writing.
• Assist with assembly and field calls.

Network PC workstation
Software: AutoCad Rel. 14+, Microsoft Office applications, Company databases, Solid Modeling software

Only qualified candidates will be considered for these positions. To apply, those candidates must submit a resume to our website at You must specifically identify the requisition by number as the position of interest. Generally, a resume will remain active in our database for 90 days.

Please note that computer resources/web access is available at local state job services, libraries and other public locations.

Internal candidates may apply using the following link:

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies is positioned to provide solutions for global satellite and wireless communications requirements. Our VertexRSI, Gabriel and Prodelin brands are the market leaders for base station and earth station communications products and services, VSAT antennas and antenna systems, and wireless backhaul products. We offer an exciting range of new communications products and services backed by the same high quality and expertise you've come to rely on.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Vets/Disabled

Desired Major Other
Desired Degree AS
Req. Number N13-16090 

This position is not available for resume submission at this time.

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General Dynamics Mission Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.
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Contact Information

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