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Sr. Mechanical Designer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 3/16/2022
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Permanent Full Time

Technical Solutions Inc. is currently seeking a Sr. Mechanical Designer on behalf of our client, a manufacturer with offices in the Pittsburgh area.  
Position Overview:
The Sr. Mechanical Designer will prepare to scale, orthographically correct, computer generated and completed arrangement drawings, as well as complete calculations to support the design represented, for equipment that is to meet the 'As-Sold' specifications for the assigned project.  The Designer will check completed drawings to assure that they meet design and dimensional requirements.  Applies knowledge of line engineering, machine design (reducers, bearings, etc.), strength of materials (stress calculations), motor characteristics, and hydraulic and pneumatic systems.  Applies a thorough understanding of the client's engineering standards, client standards and architecture, and drafting fundamentals.   Performs with minimum supervision.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Executes to scale, orthographically correct, computer-generated Arrangement drawings with little or no reference.
  • Insures that published client engineering standards and client CAD standards and architecture are maintained and applied in the preparation of all drawings.
  • Ensures that the finalized machine design conforms to all applicable specifications.
  • Prepare the necessary design calculations to substantiate the feasibility of the equipment.
  • With instructions from the supervisor, effectively utilize company-wide document retrieval system.
  • Assists Senior Draftsmen, Draftsmen and Draftsman Trainees in the performance of their duties and in becoming qualified for promotion.
  • Provide design and dimensional check for assigned equipment.
  • As required by Engineering Management, prepare, or assist in the preparation of purchased component drawings in advance of formal issue to allow timely purchase of long lead items.
  • Check engineering Bills of Material for completeness and accuracy.
  • Perform shop inspection of completed machines.
  • Perform field inspections, trouble shooting.
  • Other related duties that may be required from time to time.

Job Requirements


Education and/or Experience:
  • This position requires two years' education beyond high school or documentable equivalent experience.  
  • Trade school training is desirable.  
  • Must be capable of applying standard engineering analytical approaches to machine design problems, for example, stress analysis and kinematics.  
  • Must have ten (10) + years of drafting experience, largely on heavy-duty machinery.  
  • A working knowledge of Windows Explorer, AutoCAD Mechanical, and Solid Edge Software is required.  
  • The ability to read, write and comprehend the English language.
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