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Mechanical Design Engineer

Location : Minneapolis- St. Paul, MN
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2-5
Required Education : Associates or Bachelors
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Environmental

Job Description :
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Our client is looking for a Mechanical Drafter/Design Engineer who will be responsible for designing process piping equipment. Every project is custom, which means each treatment and system design is different.

  • Develop skid-mounted capital equipment by studying customer requirements, researching and testing

  • Mechanical and methodical know-how in the design of structural frame supported piping systems

  • Work with engineers and clients

  • Develop manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components

  • Produce drawings (detailed and outline designs) using standard drafting procedures

  • Communicate with outside vendors for component selection, manufacturing, and assembly instructions

  • Assure system and product quality

  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design

  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports

  • Provide engineering support

  • Seek outside resources to assist with implementing operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions and to seek technical support/information

  • Occasional travel to customer jobsites or tradeshows (5%).


To be successful in this job – an individual should demonstrate the following:

  • Analytical - Collects and researches data

  • Continuous Learning - seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities

  • Ability to learn new skills and knowledge; requires minimal supervision; uses resources effectively

  • Project Management

  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts verbally and in writing

  • Adapts to changes in the work environment and manages competing demands.

  • Ability to be persistence and overcomes obstacles

  • Prioritizes and plans work activities

  • Look for ways to improve and promote quality

  • Meet productivity standards

  • Observes safety and security procedures


Required Qualifications :

  • Associate degree or equivalent or technical school; or 2-5 yrs years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Previous experience with 3D AutoCAD

  • Ability to perform calculations for stress, deflection, pipe size, pipe pressure drop, pump and valve sizing

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written oral and diagram form

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, etc

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, etc

  • Software/ Computer Skills - 3D AutoCAD Design,  MS Excel and Word, Adobe

  • Skills – Customer Service, Leadership, Problem Solver, Attention To detail, Proactive, Innovative

  • Collaborative Team Player

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Structural Engineering

  • Previous experience in a similar drafting/design role

  • Previous experience specifying system components for operation and monitoring of filtration systems or similar technologies/equipment

  • Previous experience with process piping design

  • Previous experience with SolidWorks

  • Previous experience with inFlow Inventory software


Keywords: mechanical engineer, structural engineer, direct hire, design, mechanical, engineer, 3D autocad, piping design, solidworks, inflow inventory


"By applying to this position, you are confirming that you understand the requirements needed for this position, and further confirm that you possess the necessary skills and requirements, as outlined above".


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