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JO – 4019 Project Design/Mechanical Engineer

Project Design/Mechanical Engineer

• Reviews project specifications, plans, and requirements to assist sales in the preparation of quotations
conveying price, delivery and technical information to customers.
• Ensure that processes, construction, installation, and operational requirements meet specifications, codes,
and end-user expectations.
• Design equipment from the ground up utilizing 3D modeling software to meet customer’s requirements
while adhering to latest codes and standards.
• Maintain working knowledge of States MFG. laser, turret, press brakes, etc. and associated machine
programming software to aide in product improvement.
• Travel (occasionally overnight and off-hours) as required to support field measurements and maintenance
of equipment (approximately 5% of the time).
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with shop employees to promote feedback to drive
product improvement.
• Projects a positive, professional image of the company in all communications with customers, vendors and
suppliers.
• Stays current with product updates and code changes.
• Make recommendations to management on manufacturing processes to promote lean manufacturing.
• Other duties as assigned by Management.
Skills and Qualifications:
• Mechanical Engineer with 3+ years’ experience or Electrical System Design expert with 5+ years’
experience.
• Experience with CAD (SolidWorks, AutoCAD) software is required.
• Understanding of 3-phase power systems is preferred.
• Understanding of low voltage and/or medium voltage electrical equipment is preferred.
• Experience in sheet metal manufacturing and electrical equipment design.
• Ability to work in a team environment to accomplish daily tasks.
• Superior problem solving, project management and analytical skills.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently making sound design/engineering decisions for weeks at a
time.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
 This position requires the ability to sit, and bend or stand for extended periods of time.
 Performance of duties will mostly be in the office.
 Initial 3‐6 months of this position will require working in a shop setting fabricating and assembling equipment.
During this time, you must be able to sit, kneel, reach, stoop, crouch or crawl. Also will require the ability to
move and/or lift objects up to 50 pounds

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