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Founded in 1915, we started with a single recycling location and have grown into a global enterprise, and one of the largest metal recyclers and steel manufacturers in the United States. Our vertical integration model was the first of its kind and revolutionized the way the steel industry operates today.

We are also a Fortune 1000, global company that is committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, providing a safe and healthy environment where our employees can succeed, creating value for our investors and improving our communities. 

We are sensitive to the impact our industry has on the environment, which is why we are committed to a process that minimizes our carbon footprint and preserves our natural resources for future generations. Our recycling facilities collect metals from the community and convert them into steel that supports our infrastructure. 

Draftsman - Industrial Maintenance (5049)

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA (2891)  
Relocation Assistance: No
Position Overview

Commercial Metals Company is currently seeking an experienced Draftsman at our steel mill in Southern California, to prepare high quality, accurate, drawings through the interpretation of maintenance plans and observations of the Rolling Mill. Drawings will need to follow industry and company standards to provide the necessary improvement plans for safety, production, and manufacturing projects.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Proficient in use of Computer-aided design (CAD) to draft mechanical industrial equipment for rebar manufacturing. The drawings must have all specification, methods and coding for proper machining, construction, cutting and welding.
Knowledge needed for the job are the following but not limited to:

  • Understand tech drawing coding and application for various types of welding; surface finishing; material (different steel grades application); types of threading; industrial piping; types of springs.
  • Understand tech drawing coding and application of different tolerances, such as for – upper and lower deviation, min and max size.
  • Understand tech drawing coding and application of types of mechanical hole tolerances (ISO 286); mechanical fit tolerances (shrink-fit, press-fit, interference-fit etc).
  • Have a good level of understanding of various type of heat treatment with its respective applications.
  • Have a good level of understanding of bearing application, bushing and bushing materials application.
  • Have a good level of understanding and application of chains, sprockets, cables, studs, nuts, washers etc.
  • Have good understanding of pneumatic cylinder/valves and systems (tech drawing codes and application), hydraulic cylinder/valves and systems (tech drawing codes and application).
  • Have a good understanding of lubrication and its application (able to specify correct type of lubricant etc).
  • Good understanding of following concepts – pressure, torque, leverage etc.
  • Good understanding of machining and fabrication processes.
Experience and Skill Requirements
  • Strong safety mindset.
  • Strong communication skills - verbal and written.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Have the ability to adapt to change.
  • Have the ability to identify needs for improvement.
  • Have the ability to design, plan and execute improvement projects.
  • 5-10 years of of experience as a draftsman in an heavy industrial organization.
  • 5 years of heavy industrial experience in supporting maintenance.
  • Will be required to demonstrate the use of AutoCAD.
Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma.
  • 2 to 4 year degree preferred.


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.