TAIT Towers

  • Mechanical Designer

    Job Locations US-PA-Lititz
    # of Openings
    071304 Design- Mechanical
  • Overview

    TAIT Towers is a world leader in innovative design and manufacturing of quality staging and scenery for the live entertainment industry. From enormous spectacular productions, to complicated touring sets, TAIT offers the brightest minds in set and stage creation, and is a true partner with some of the biggest names in Rock & Roll, Pop, Theatre, Theme Parks, and other major live events. Nothing makes us more proud than delivering innovative, cutting-edge and top-quality staging, automation, and specialized rigging for some of the best artists and audiences of our time. Please visit us at www.TaitTowers.com  for more information.


    The Mechanical Designer will be responsible for project-based work and will focus on specialized machinery and fabrications primarily for the entertainment technology industry, drawing on mainstream engineering principles and practices.


    • Design and Engineer custom solutions to challenging engineering problems to meet specific requirements of diverse project-based applications.
    • Understanding the underlying physics of complex problems carry out calculations to analyze problems and validate solutions.
    • Develop schematic concepts, studies and layouts to validate solutions.
    • Freehand sketching and drafting to communicate ideas and solutions in a collaborative environment.
    • Study, concept, and model full featured designs using CAD.
    • Collaborate with all departments in an engineering and manufacturing environment.


    • Bachelor’s degree level in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics required.
    • Interest in the performing arts.
    • An aptitude for hands-on engineering demonstrated through work or personal activities.
    • Proficiency in 3D parametric modelling package(s).
    • Sound knowledge of mechanical engineering science and practice. (Stress & deflection of structures, power & torque of drivetrains, inertia of machinery and mechanisms, design for global environmental conditions, aerodynamics and fluid mechanics).
    • Exceptional analytical and numerical competency for justifying designs by calculation.
    • Flair for translating creatively-led requirements into technically robust practical engineered solutions.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication.
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Strong work ethic and focus on delivery.


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