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Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. It's a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track. General Scope: Designs and develops layouts for mechanical systems by performing the following duties: Position Summary: --- Involved in the entire process, from sketching an idea through the manufacturing and testing of the finished product.--- Throughout development, the mechanical designer works with design engineers to identify any areas of the design that need to be altered or improved.--- Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures used in the field of mechanical equipment.--- Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.--- Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures used in the field of heavy equipment design and manufacturing.--- Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.--- Performs a variety of complicated tasks.--- Will direct and lead the work of others.--- Confers with the design engineering personnel and prepares design modifications as required.--- Prepares sketches for Mechanical drafters to produce subassemblies or finished or finished details.--- Works under general supervision.--- A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Education:Require an Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school with a strong emphasis on Mechanical Design and 5-8 years of experience in the field of heavy equipment machinery design. Knowledge: Incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:Knowledge of Mechanical Design. Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate or participate in internal/external training programs to obtain the following skills:--- Knowledge of the current ISO and ANSI (Y14) standards.--- Working knowledge of the metric system and geometric dimensioning and tolerance.--- Familiar with weldments, and machining operation.--- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.--- Motivated and self-starter with the ability to work under deadlines.--- Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as Calculus and modern Algebra.--- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.--- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Benefits at Plasser American:Accrue 80 Hours of Paid Time Off during your first year of employment10 Paid Holidays per year401(k) match of $0.50 for every $1.00 you contribute up to 6% of your salaryYou may receive a merit bonus after completion of the audit at the end of the fiscal yearTuition ReimbursementFree Short and Long Term Disability after 90 days of employmentFree Life Insurance - 2 times your annual salaryCompany EventsFree employee medical and dental coverage. - valued at $7,500.00About Plasser American:As part of the Plasser family brand, which is the largest Maintenance of Way equipment provider in the world, PAC is a rapidly growing provider of railway equipment in North America. Continuing for the next few years, PAC will continue to make significant investments in the North American Market including a new office building and a substantial addition to our manufacturing facility. PAC is making the needed investments to continue its growth trajectory for many years to come. The next several years will be an exciting time of transformation. We look to the future to enhance our team and achieve our goals. PIcae517c6d0d2-25660-33889920

Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , MECHANICAL DESIGNER 1, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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