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Mechanical Design Engineer I

Charlotte, NC 28202

Posted: 03/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 548405 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Engineer Job Requirements With General Supervision:
  • Participate in R&D opportunities with vehicle or component manufacturers including prototype testing, voice of customer studies, etc.
  • Develop and implement systems to gather data from test or demonstration vehicles.
  • Provide overall engineering support for vehicle and equipment acquisition and technical support activities.
  • Manage specification development and acquisition activities for certain groups of vehicles and equipment.
  • Provide overall analysis to determine appropriate replacement cycle for fleet vehicles and equipment.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of well-defined problems in area of expertise.
  • Contributes to team decision-making in the accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities; deals with changing priorities and differing situations and makes decision that may affect the work of the team.
  • Conducts engineering and related studies; projects and assignments are clearly defined with focus on development but must be able to complete routine engineering projects with minimal oversight; competent to design, operate and maintain systems with minimum impact on existing systems.
  • Possesses and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures; demonstrates proficiency in technical competencies and has ability to interpret technical information and instructions.
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills. Maintains accurate records and files.
  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Graduation from a four year college or university with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
  • A Master's degree in Engineering will be considered in lieu of the B.S. Engineering degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of Engineering experience.
  • Valid driver's license.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Understanding of basic engineering theories and principles.
  • Understanding of basic practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Passing grade on the Engineering Fundamentals Exam.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Process improvement skills and experience.
  • Meeting facilitation skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience in the utility industry.
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