Mechanical Designer - CAD

Vogt Power International    Louisville, KY
Job Description

Vogt Power International is looking for talented, detail-oriented Designers to plan and prepare major component sub-assemblies, sections and detail drawings, calculations, bill of materials, and 3D models for Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) and associated equipment.

Exact position and responsibilities will vary by candidate’s interest, experience level, and qualifications. Vogt Power International is actively looking to fill Entry Level, Intermediate, and Senior Designer positions.

Position Types:

Mechanical Designer: Scope includes the creation of a variety of drawing packages ranging from ASME pressure parts, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams, to Structural Assemblies. Works under the direction of Engineering Management and the Project Design Lead.

Piping Designer: Works with a focus on ASME pressure piping. Includes routing, 3D modeling, and creation of piping isometrics. Works under the direction of the Piping Manger, Project Design Lead, and in parallel with Engineering to ensure routing is adequate for system stresses while meeting project requirements (e.g. valve access).

Project Design Lead: Works directly with the engineering project team and functions as the lead designer for a given project. The Project Design Lead controls the overall layout of the design and integration of the various subcomponents using engineering datasheets and customer requirements as a basis. Provides direction to Mechanical Designers as they develop drawing packages for specifically assigned subcomponents. The Project Design Lead is a senior level position that requires an especially strong aptitude for communication, teamwork, leadership, and time management.

Design Coordinator: Works within Vogt Power’s dedicated checking group to support Designers and Project Design Leads to ensure final design drawings meet company standards, project requirements and to maintain consistency across multiple project teams.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Review project customer specifications
  • Prepare major assembly, section and detail drawings and itemized bill of materials
  • Communicate and assist other departments with calculations and datasheets
  • Generate weight calculations for parts, sub-assemblies, and assemblies
  • Develop and maintain 3D models
  • Participate in internal and customer 3D model walk-throughs
  • Assist with the training of Designers in the development of drawing packages
  • Provide thorough checking of drawings and bill of materials
  • Assist with the review of vendor and subcontractor generated drawings
  • Serve as consultant for shop and field questions
  • Create project as-built drawings if required
  • Maintain knowledge of current product designs, standards, and procedures
  • Assist in development of General Arrangement and Setting drawings
  • Travel to jobsite(s) for short field assignments
  • Identify/develop and use tools and techniques that improve the accuracy and/or efficiency of Department and project work
  • Generating material lists and requisitioning material as required
Job Requirements / Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • High school diploma supplemented by college level engineering courses or associated degree in an engineering related field. Demonstrated knowledge and technical competency may be substituted for the educational requirements
  • Two (2) years CAD design experience (for entry level)
  • Proficient in the use of design software such as the AutoDesk Suite of products (e.g. AutoCAD, Plant 3D, Revit, Navisworks, and Vault)
  • Demonstrated excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent analytical and computer skills required
  • Familiarity with ASME codes and product application

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:21:36 GMT

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