Mechanical Design Engineer I
Charlotte, NC 28202 US
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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