Mechanical Drafter

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Sharmain Salings | (108) 864-0766 | Laramie, WY


I am a certified Mechanical Drafter with over 1 year of experience. I have worked extensively with AutoCAD, and have also completed coursework in Solidworks and Inventor. My greatest strength is my ability to take complex concepts and turn them into detailed drawings that can be easily understood by those who need to use them. I am also an expert at creating 3D models, which are often required for more advanced projects.


Senior Mechanical Drafter at A&M Mechanical, WYMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed 60% of assigned tasks within 8 hours, without any errors.
  • Drafted 10 new parts and updated 20 existing part drawings per week on average.
  • Coordinated with 3 other departments to streamline the drawing process and reduce drafting time by 15%.
  • Created a library of 100 standard parts that can be used for future projects.
  • Trained 2 junior drafters in best practices and standards.
  • Received positive feedback from clients on the quality of draftings produced.

Mechanical Drafter at Advanced Mechanical Design, WYSep 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Designed and drafted over 100 mechanical parts for various clients using AutoCAD.
  • Created drawings of HVAC systems for both residential and commercial buildings.
  • Drafted plans for plumbing, piping, and other types of fluid-based systems.
  • Developed schematics and blueprints detailing the construction of machinery & equipment.
  • Researched new technologies to streamline drafting processes & improve efficiency.
  • Wrote technical reports documenting draft designs, revisions, & final product specs.


Associate of Science in Mechanical Drafting at Laramie County Community College, Laramie, WYAug 2016 - May 2021

I've learned how to use various software programs to create 2D and 3D drawings of mechanical objects.


  • AutoCAD
  • SolidWorks
  • Inventor
  • Pro/Engineer
  • Mastercam

Shanee Landacre | (284) 991-5514 | Raleigh, NC


I am a highly skilled mechanical drafter with over 1 year of experience in the field. I have an excellent eye for detail and take pride in my work, making sure that every drawing is accurate and to specifications. I use AutoCAD software to create drawings, and can also hand-draw when needed. My previous experience has been in drafting HVAC systems, plumbing layouts, and electrical plans.


Senior Mechanical Drafter at Caterpillar, NCJun 2022 - Present

  • Completed drawings for a new product line that increased sales by 20%.
  • Redesigned an existing product to reduce manufacturing costs by 15%.
  • Created a 3D model of a new product design which was later approved for production.
  • Generated 50 detailed engineering drawings over the course of 6 months.
  • Trained 2 junior drafters in company CAD software and standards.

Mechanical Drafter at John Deere, NCAug 2021 - Apr 2022

  • I created a design for a new type of engine that was 20% more fuel efficient than the previous model.
  • I developed a way to mass produce car parts using 3D printing, which saved the company $100,000 per year in production costs.
  • I designed a part that was used in over 1 million cars worldwide.
  • I helped develop a new manufacturing process that reduced waste by 30%.
  • I increased productivity in the engineering department by 10% through better organization and streamlining of processes.


Associate of Science in Mechanical Drafting at Wake Technical Community College, NCAug 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to create technical drawings using AutoCAD software.


  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor
  • Solidworks
  • NX CAD/Unigraphics
  • Pro-E or Creo