Electrical Design Drafter

Tusimple was founded in 2015 with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and AI, Tusimple is working to create the first commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform with L4 (SAE) levels of safety.

Job Description

The Electrical Design Drafter will work for the electrical engineering team to produce schematics, diagrams, and drawings for our autonomous truck systems. This is a hands-on position in a fast paced setting and candidates will be expected to work on requested assignments from engineering independently with minimal supervision.



  • Generate and update schematics, PCB layouts, and diagrams for autonomous systems
  • Generate and update BOMs and product specifications for component suppliers
  • Generate and update design documentation for manuals
  • Update drawings to incorporate engineering, factory, and field markups
  • Follow minimal direction from engineering to create documents
  • Complete drawings on time within budgeted hours
  • Maintain drawing files and revision levels
  • Other duties as required and projects dictate

Technical Skills

  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within drafting and documenting electrical systems
  • Ability to read electrical blueprints, schematics, specifications and technical drawings
  • Experience using computer aided drafting or design software for design, drafting, modeling, or other engineering tasks
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD (for schematics and cable designs), schematic and PCB entry (preferably with Altium) and block, flow, and state diagrams (in Visio or Lucidchart)



  • Associates degree in Electronics, Drafting or related field
  • 4+ years experience with hands on electrical drafting
  • Strong documentation, communication and technical writing skills
  • Able to work independently and with direction from multiple sources
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced and ever changing environment
  • Automotive and autonomous vehicle experience is a plus


  • Work with world class AI Engineers
  • Shape the landscape of autonomous driving
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Bonus/options/paid vacations/insurance
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Full Kitchen with unlimited snacks and fruits
  • Weekly team happy hour
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plan
  • Company 401(K) program
  • Company paid life insurance

Tusimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

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