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Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Rotating Equipment (CHI 18108) in Oak Brook, IL at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Rotating Equipment)
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 15 – 20 years of experience working with (sizing, specifying, selecting and/or commissioning and troubleshooting) rotating equipment such as: pumps, motors, turbines, mixers/agitators, compressors,  fans, dryers, mechanical and pneumatic conveyors, etc.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of how relevant codes/standards from the following organizations apply to the design and selection of equipment and systems: AMCA, ANSI, API, ASME, ASTM, AWWA.
  • Familiarity with Sanitary Standards and Food Grade material and design requirements for equipment.
  • Valid PE license (preferred).
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Prior technical supervisory experience a plus.
  • Liquid and solid filling and packaging experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Applied Flow Technology products (Fathom, Arrow, Impulse) and Microsoft Office products.
 Essential Functions:
  • Ability to work as a technical lead, providing guidance and oversight to less experienced engineers.
  • Collects and prepares data/information and performs detailed engineering calculations.
  • Develops technical specifications & data sheets, performs technical evaluation of bids, and recommends best value design which meets client and applicable code requirements for operability, reliability, maintainability and safety.
  • Assists in field work, checking installations, and problem solving activities.
  • Performs calculation checking to validate simulation models, where applicable.
  • Interacts with other departments, suppliers and clients to obtain pertinent information.
Physical Demands:
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • occasionally be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • frequently use close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
  In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workloads dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • The job will generally be performed in an office environment, but may require occasional overnight travel to a Client’s office, production facility or industrial/construction job site. Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.