Nightforce Optics, Inc.
  • 10-Aug-2017 to 04-Sep-2017 (PST)
  • R&D - Mechanical
  • Orofino, ID, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Comprehensive benefits included, provided by the company

About Nightforce Optics

Nightforce Optics is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sport optics products, including riflescopes, spotting scopes, and accessories. Known for its rugged products designed for use in punishing conditions, Nightforce is the industry benchmark for high-quality, high-performance products. Nightforce Optics, Inc., was established in 1992 with one goal in mind: to build the finest riflescopes on the market. The same qualities that have made Nightforce the choice of professionals have now created a dedicated following among hunters and serious shooters.

Note: All job offers are contingent on passing pre-employment requirements, including a drug screen and criminal background check.

PURPOSE: Under the leadership and direction of the Nightforce Product Development Group Leader, this position will generate engineering documents through the creation of 2-D and 3-D models, manufacturing drawings, Engineering Change Orders and work instructions.


  • High school diploma, required
  • Associates or Bachelors in CAD, preferred
  • At least two years of proven experience in a similar role, required
  • Preference will be given to individuals with experience using Autodesk Inventor
  • Must be proficient in 2-D and 3-D CAD
  • Experience applying Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerencing (GD&T), preferred
  • Must have a high degree of mechanical aptitude and proficient math skills
  • Must have experience in reading and analyzing 2-D prints
  • Must have a good working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to keep accurate records
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and excellent time management skills with the ability to work independently
  • Must have positive attitude and be highly motivated
  • Must have a high regard for confidentiality

Core Accountabilities

  • Generate clear, complete, and accurate 3-D models and 2-D drawings for individual components and assemblies, including bills of materials
  • Review and certify drawings for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to the Nightforce drafting and design standards
  • Assist in the Engineering Change Order (ECO) process
  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, and schematics
  • Assist in other related duties, as assigned


Nightforce Optics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.

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HSEC Awareness/Accountability (Health, Safety, Environment, and Community)

  • Managing and taking action to improve conditions that affect employee safety, health, the environment, and community; enforcing regulations/procedures; encouraging others to follow procedures by example; implementing appropriate and timely resources to ensure comprehensive HSEC systems in place to achieve organizational goals.

Organizational Alignment

  • Taking action to optimize personal contribution to the business; looking for opportunities to contribute to improved profit and growth; recognizing business opportunities or threats early; broad understanding of commercial issues; establishing networks to draw on for support

Operational Decision Making

  • Committing to an action related to operational (day to day) effectiveness after developing and considering alternative courses of action that are derived from logical assumptions, factual information, resource constraints and organizational values.

Teamwork (Cooperation)

  • Active participation in, and facilitation of, team effectiveness; taking actions that demonstrate consideration for the feelings and needs of others; being aware the effect one's behavior has on others.


  • Working effectively with others in the organization outside the line of formal authority (such as peers in other units or senior management) to accomplish organizational goals and to identify and resolve problems.


  • Expressing ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing; adjusting language or terminology to the characteristics and needs of the audience; producing organized, well-structured, grammatically correct documents with the language and terminology adjusted for the recipient(s)

Individual Leadership (Influence)

  • Continuously seeking (or encouraging others to seek) opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing organizational problems and opportunities; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals and teams towards goal achievement; establishing and accomplishing significant personal and team goals.

Work Standards

  • Setting high goals or standards of performance for self, subordinates, others, and the organization; being dissatisfied with average performance; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed by others.

Performance under Pressure

  • Performing consistently under pressure and/or opposition and still meets time, budget and output targets, maintains standards, manages stress and delegates effectively.

Technical Knowledge

  • Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills/knowledge in job-related areas; keeping abreast of current developments and trends in areas of expertise.

Technical Proficiency

  • Having achieved a satisfactory level of performance in specific technical/professional area
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Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information on EEO, please see the federal government poster EEO is the Law, and the EEO is the Law Supplement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law. All job offers are subject to successfully completing pre-employment requirements including a drug screen and criminal background check.

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