US/Canada Job #13190

Mechanical Design Engineer



Job Type

Date Posted

February 28, 2024



Posted By

Daniel Lopez

Mechanical Design Engineer Job Description

Essential Functions:

1. Develops accurate re-engineered crane structures to determine adequate structural reinforcement, performance improvements, or powertrain overhauls.

2. Rapid iterative virtual prototyping to determine optimum solutions.

3. Solves technical problems either individual or through collaboration with engineering group and shop personnel as required.

4. Quality of the design balancing functionally and physical constraints.

5. Ability to adapt to dynamic building timeline due to reactive nature of rebuilding work, support emergency derailments with special lifting apparatus designs as necessary.

6. Performs all duties while at the time ensuring personal safety and adhering to safety policies and procedures.



Required Skills and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. EIT or PE preferred.

2. Experience working with Solidworks (CSWP or CSWA preferred) or similar parametric Modeling software.

3. Experience with strengths and limitations of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and supporting results with engineering hand calculations.

4. Applied experience in analysis of engineering problems with skills in development of creative solutions.

5. Ability to research using various media and personal/professional networks in order to identify suppliers/vendors.

6. Demonstrated and practical experience in MS Office with particular emphasis on Excel.

7. Excellent organizational and prioritization skills in order to self-manage daily tasks, meet deadlines and ensure timely and accurate completion of assigned work.

8. Ability to multi-task while maintaining progress toward completing work.

9. Must be able to respond quickly to change, exhibit flexibility when priorities are realigned and be able to look one step ahead in an effort to improve work product, problem solve and potentially avoid obstacles to job completion.

10. Strong and proactive communication skills in order to ensure clear, concise and accurate understanding of complex instructions/tasks/ideas/solutions.



Call 888.874.6324 to speak with TriMech Client Executive Daniel Lopez about this role and related job opportunities.

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