Mechanical Engineer I

Job summary

Performs assignments for engineering work related to researching, designing, and developing machines, mechanical products, and mechanical production equipment. Requires application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design, specification and documentation of complex thermal processing systems, subassemblies and components. Responsible for the layout and detailed mechanical design and documentation of subsystems and subassemblies
  • Recommends materials and components for inclusion in design specifications based on past experience and on catalogue reference data
  • Will interact with other Engineers, Designers, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, and Purchasing personnel to complete design projects quickly and cost effectively
  • Strong understanding of preparing sub-system and detail drawings /models applying large CAD Model assembly management skills
  • May travel globally to solve complex problems with equipment in the field, provide technical expertise to the Sales organization, work with and develop suppliers, interact and direct engineering activities
  • Makes complex alterations to drawings/models and bills of material that may involve the redesign of equipment, mechanisms or circuits
  • Study industry standards and ensure that designs are safe and meet applicable industry safety requirements
  • Actively Participate in Design Reviews. Review designs with other Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales, and Marketing personnel as well as equipment users to ensure that designs meet all requirements
  • Prepare and present written, oral visual material to support proposals, presentations, design reviews and written reports
  • Develop cost estimates for proposed projects which include labor and material costs
  • Maintain project folders and report project status to Manager, Engineers and others on a regular basis
  • Plan, perform or direct and document experiments to prove design performance
  • Duties are performed under close supervision by more senior engineering staff
  • Strictly adhere to all BTU safety policies


Other duties and responsibilities

  • May require travel

Skills and knowledge

  • Understanding of sheet metal and machined part fabrication practices and documentation standards
  • Strong ability to work with others and be an active part of a cross functional team
  • Good problem solving and trouble shooting skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and work to a schedule
  • Strong CAD skills. ProE CAD experience highly desirable
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office

Education and experience

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering

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