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Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-PA-Lititz
# of Openings
2

Overview

The Mechanical Engineer is a project focused role, performing mechanical and structural analysis on
custom machinery and structures in a variety of sub-markets as part of the entertainment industry.
Working collaboratively with the design studios and project management, this role drives technical
solutions from initial concepting to project delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Design and engineer custom solutions to challenging engineering problems meeting specific requirements of clients, local jurisdictions, or applicable standards and codes
  • Understand the underlying physics of complex problems and carry out calculations to analyze problems and validate solutions
  • Study, model, and analyze full featured designs utilizing hand calculations, custom built tools, and analysis software
  • Sketch concepts to communicate ideas and solutions in a collaborative environment
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis results to project design teams aiding in the development and execution of projects
  • Manage activities of outside resources/third party engineering firms regarding assigned functions on projects
  • Collaborate with all departments in a design and manufacturing environment

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Physics required
  • 2+ years of mechanical engineering experience, with an emphasis in stress analysis or power transmission design
  • Thorough understanding of first principles and experience of applying these to real-world applications
  • Analytical and numerical competency for justifying designs by calculation
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as take personal responsibility
  • Attention to detail and an ability to see the wider context of project work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong work ethic and focus on delivery
  • Willingness to extended working hours when necessary to meet project deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) principles
  • Working knowledge of power transmission analysis and design
  • Working knowledge of structural engineering science and practice (stress & deflection of structures, design for global environmental conditions)
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD 3D or equivalent modeling tool
  • Working knowledge of RISA-3D or equivalent beam element analysis tool
  • An aptitude for hands-on engineering demonstrated through work or personal activities
  • Interest in the performing arts or live event

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