Summary: The main function of a mechanical engineer is to research and investigate the design, functionality and maintenance of mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes. A typical mechanical engineer has the ability to make engineering drawings, and read and interpret blueprints.
Job Responsibilities: * Research, design, develop, manufacture, and test tools, engines, machines and other mechanical devices. * Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals to determine time and cost feasibility to complete projects. * Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and make recommendation to maintenance crew. * Assist drafters in developing the structural design of products using tools, equipment or software.
Skills: * Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem solving ability. * Team player and detail oriented. * Ability to make sketches, engineering drawings and common computations. * Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawing, schematics and computer-generated reports. * Previous experience with computer applications and software related to engineering field, such as Computer Aided Design (CAD).
Education/Experience: * Bachelor's degree in engineering required. * 5-7 years experience required.