Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Project Engineer
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Longmont, Colorado, United States


Job Title: Mechanical & Packaged Systems Project Drafter/Designer

*Onsite position. Candidates must be local to Longmont

Job Profile Summary
  • This role is part of the Project Engineering design team, and the successful candidate will participate with engineering to design mechanical and packaged systems for interface to existing steam, hydro, and gas turbine equipment as well as industrial sector balance of plant equipment as part of overall controls conversions, modifications, and upgrades.
  • You will focus on executing customer orders scope in this discipline and providing appropriate technical support to order execution functions, including controls engineering, global supply chain, project management, field services, and customers.
  • Under limited supervision, investigates and procures all data required to develop engineering designs.
  • Prepares preliminary sketches and schematic diagrams.
  • Performs moderate to complex computer-aided procedures, emphasizing functionality, manufacturing, and maintainability.
  • Prepares plans to have distinctive features that differ significantly from established drafting precedents.
  • Employs the best combination of all preliminary information and contributing data to develop a final strategy.
  • Prepares layout, design, and assembly drawings.
  • Learned current manufacturing/business systems for essential cost, inventory, and purchasing information.
  • Handles special projects as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Experienced draftsperson performing non-routine and complex items has distinctive design features that can differ significantly from established drafting precedents.
  • Ability to apply thorough knowledge of engineering and drafting standards, codes, and regulations affecting particular disciplines or drafting projects assigned.
  • Apply knowledge of manufacturing practices and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) to produce high-quality and cost-effective mechanical and packaged systems designs using 3-dimensional solid modeling and 2-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) software. Experience with Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD preferred.
  • Creation and maintenance of material masters and bills of material in the business information system (SAP) using engineering change management process.
  • Provide customer support related to assigned projects and areas of expertise.
  • Develop project engineering documentation suitable to meet customer and internal functional requirements.
  • Develop instructions for product installation and commissioning for field services.
  • Provide technical sales support for the generation of customer proposals.
  • Ensure compliance with internal processes and standards and industry technical regulations, standards, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Occasional interaction with customers and suppliers required.

High School Diploma or equivalent.
Associate Degree in Engineering Technology or related experience preferred.
3+ years of drafting experience.

Desired Characteristics
• Designer experience in steam, hydro, or gas turbine auxiliary equipment and applications
• Previous experience in equipment retrofit design
• Ability to apply basic mechanical engineering principles to analyze, design, and troubleshoot mechanical systems
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Results-oriented and able to complete tasks on schedule
• Ability to proactively identify and resolve technical issues
• Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
• Knowledge of machining practices, GD&T, design for manufacturability, and lean manufacturing
• Familiarity with Autodesk Inventor, Unigraphics, Solidworks, or similar solid modeling design software
• Proficiency in the following additional software applications/platforms:
o Microsoft Visio
o Microsoft Word
o Microsoft Excel
o Microsoft Outlook
o Microsoft Windows

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.