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Point Eight Power


Mechanical Designer - Buildings

Manufacturing and Operations

Belle Chasse, LA
ID: 253-974

Must have strong Inventor 3D software and CAD Skills.  Designing sheet metal parts is a plus.

The overall objective of this position is to design and develop standards related to the successful completion of Power Control Distribution Buildings.

Assist in developing the buildings concept, design and process improvement initiatives.

Incorporate and comply with all applicable design standards and client specifications in order to ensure the integrity of the buildings.

Support the efforts of the Building Division to reduce cycle time through research and optimize design to increase manufacturing efficiency, reduce material cost and exceed client expectations.

Review industry related processes, codes and standards, professional publications and current practices to develop and maintain professional and technical knowledge.

Work with other personnel in the Buildings Division to develop and maintain best practices and standardization through efficient design and technical documentation.

Facilitate optimal workflows by providing accurate parts lists, supporting drawings, and cut sheets to Manufacturing in time to meet schedule requirements.

Support the building production schedule by requisitioning building materials to ensure required materials are available on time.

Develop mechanical and structural designs and produce drawing packages for the construction of buildings.  Assist in developing the design of buildings using computer assisted design and drafting equipment and software.

Perform other miscellaneous duties to support efficient and effective operations of the Buildings Division.

Required Skills

Must have strong Inventor 3D Software background and CAD skills.  Designing sheet metal parts is a Plus.

Intrapersonal Skills – Self-motivated and able to identify, examine, and resolve issues independently from others.

Hold a strong regard for guidelines, procedures and integrity.

      Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

      Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

      Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

      Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Computer and software, Accupress Press Breake and Trumpf Punch

      Structural – Knowledge of steel support member load and base deflection factors relating to structural skid bases.

   Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and programming such as Microsoft Office Business Suite; knowledge of accounting software such as AS400. Knowledge of Google Chrome, Sequal server data base, Inventor, SolidWorks or AutoCAD.

      Verbal  & Written Communication Skills – This position requires basic skills (ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.)

      Math Skills – This position requires intermediate skills (calculate figures/discounts, proportions, area,etc.)

Required Experience

      4 years of experience engineering and designing power control distribution or crimp plate buildings

      2 years of experience working with engineering design software, such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD or Inventor, required

This position is located at 1503 Engineers Road, Belle Chasse, LA. View the Google Map in full screen.