JO- 5842 Mechanical Engineer


Design and engineer a variety of electrical products (lighting cabinets, panelboards, switchboards, switchgear, control panels, etc.) that integrate new and existing hardware/software for complete and functional operation. Field measure and repair customer’s equipment as required. Keeping a working knowledge of companies fabrication methods, machinery, and programming software to improve products and processes.

This is a full-time salaried position.

Specific Duties Include:

·         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 companies 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. Travel as required (approximately 5% of the time).

·         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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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