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Master Technician

Date: Jan 9, 2023

Location: Milwaukee, WI, US, 53222

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

Primary Function

Designs, arranges, and builds experimental subassemblies and prototype models requiring a high degree of accuracy. Analyzes engineering specifications, sketches, and drawings and applies information to construct special tools or fittings to build models. Acts as a mentor within the group who will train less experienced prototype technicians and will also collaborate with engineers throughout the design process.


Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to local site and operating units as necessary to maintain excellent communication with all outside personnel involved.
  • Design new products and processes in order to improve and maintain existing products.
  • May conduct design analysis on components and/or assemblies to assist in the development process by ensuring designs are cost efficient, manufacturable, and reliable.
  • Assist designer and engineers in development work, including skilled fitting, timing adjustment, and construction of tools. 
  • Produce complex pattern designs using CAD tools.
  • Prepare detailed drawings of products from sketches using software tools, ensuring that drawings incorporate all design features and maintain the product style.
  • May provide work direction to less experienced CAD designers.


  • Associate Degree in related field
  • 7+ years of related work experience or training
  • Ability to use computer software including MS Office, CAD, and SolidWorks
  • Ability to read blueprints and work from sketches
  • Ability to  coordinate and prioritize project tasks
  • Effective written & verbal communication


Associate Degree in Related Field

Years of Experience

Minimum of 7 years of related work experience or training

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Wastewater, Water Treatment, CAD, Drafting, HVAC, Engineering, Operations