Mechanical Engineer

Posted 29 Sep 2021

LATA

Albuquerque, NM (Engineering)

https://www.lata.com/


Job Description

The qualified Mechanical Engineer will complete mechanical and electromechanical system designs by developing and testing specifications and methods, overseeing installation, and supporting system operation and maintenance activities.

• Evaluates mechanical and electromechanical systems and products by designing and conducting research programs, applying principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, hydraulics, heat transfer, and materials.

• Confirms system, product, and material capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods and evaluating properties.

• Develops mechanical and electromechanical designs by studying customer requirements; researching and evaluating manufacturing and assembly methods and materials; soliciting observations from operators.

• Develops system processes by designing and modifying equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components.

• Assures system and product quality by designing testing methods; testing finished product and system capabilities; confirming fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.

• Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing system operational data and trends.

• Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests.

• Maintains company reputation by complying with government regulations.

• Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures; requesting special services.

• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Basic Job Requirements

• 4-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Mechanical Engineering.

• Knowledge of mechanical engineering concepts.

• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

• Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or ArcGIS

• Working knowledge of appropriate mechanical engineering software packages (CFD, Finite Element Analysis, Programming, etc.)

• Strong communication skills with the ability to coordinate with coworkers, clients, vendors, and subcontractors.

• Strong technical writing skills with ability to author or review engineering reports, work plans, monthly reports, and regulatory documents.

• Ability to manage small-scale task-type projects from inception through completion.

• U.S. Citizen with valid driver’s license.

• Minimum 10 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering positions

• Offer contingent upon results of background check and pre-employment drug screening.

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional Engineer certification highly preferred.

• Willingness to take on short and long-term travel assignments.

• Government security clearance.