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Mechanical Drafter/Design Engineer

Location : Minneapolis, MN
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

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 manufacturing and assembly methods and materials, soliciting observations from operators

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

  • Selects and sizes mechanical components based on process design criteria

  • Work with engineers and clients to accurately draft the desired design characteristics

  • 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 by designing testing methods

  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications following testing results

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

  • Provides engineering support

  • Seeks 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 - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others

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

  • Project Management - Communicates design changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget

  • Communications - Expresses 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; uses time efficiently

  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality

  • Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity and works quickly

  • 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 Auto CAD

  • 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 Auto CAD 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

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