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Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Vessel/Tank (CHI 18114) in Oak Brook, IL at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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  • Location:
    Oak Brook, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Vessel/Tank

Position Description:

The Sr. Mechanical Engineer collects and prepares data/information and performs detailed engineering calculations. The Sr. Engineer performs basic engineering design for review and approval. The Sr. Engineer demonstrates technical/professional growth annually by maintaining active membership in professional organizations and participating in technical seminars/courses.

Essential Functions:
  • Collects and prepares data/information, performs detailed engineering calculations, and writes formal engineering/technical reports.
  • Develops technical specifications & data sheets, performs technical evaluation of bids, and recommends best value design which meets client requirements for operability, reliability, maintainability and safety.
  • Provides leadership in field work by checking installations and problem solving activities.
  • Performs calculation checking and vendor drawing reviews.
  •  Serves as Project Lead for single-discipline projects by estimating work hours, developing scope of work, making staffing recommendations, and checking drawings.
  • Interacts with other departments and suppliers to obtain pertinent information.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering discipline required
  • Experienced with performing industry code calculations (ASME, API) required for the certification of new and/or repurposed pressure vessels / reactors, heat exchangers and tanks
  • Extensive knowledge of the content, interpretation and use of the following codes: ASME (Sections I, IV, VIII-1, VIII-2) and API (579, 650)
  • Familiar with the use of finite element analysis (linear and non linear stress analysis, cycle / fatigue life) or evaluating vessel/tank components.
  • PE license
  • 10 years experience performing basic engineering analysis and design functions
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
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:
  • frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workload’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays. The job may be performed at the Client’s production facility or industrial/construction job site and could last for extended periods of time. 
  • May require occasional overnight travel to a client location/facility or the home office. Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
  • When working outside Middough’s office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required
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.