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Mechanical Structural Engineer - II, III or SeniorNewport News, VA | Job ID 33101

  • Job ID 33101
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Engineering
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 8/5/21

The Mechanical Structural Engineer (MSE) researches, develops, designs, and validates mechanical and structural components for use in mining equipment. The MSE is responsible to ensure that products developed meet the required cost targets, technical specifications, and, that projects are completed within the projected timelines.

Responsibilities

  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 1
  • Assists Design Drafters in developing the structural design of products using Computer-Assisted Design (CAD) software.
  • Works with Engineers to specify type and size of structural members.
  • Researches, designs, installs, validates, analyzes, and maintains machined parts, castings, welded fabrications, and other components of structural and mechanical systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles
  • Computes and estimates loadings on structural members.
  • Works independently and as a team member with other Engineers, Designers, and production personnel or on ad hoc projects.
  • Interacts with customers and suppliers as part of a team.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 2
  • All duties of MSE 1, plus:
  • Confers with Engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve structural problems, and provide technical information.
  • Specifies material requirements, or directs modification of truck components to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Works with other engineers to research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
  • Investigates and diagnoses structural and mechanical failures and makes recommendations to maintenance crew.
  • Reads and interprets maintenance and operators manuals, blueprints, technical drawings, hydraulic schematics, pressure traces, electrical schematics, and computer-generated reports.
  • Provides feedback to other Engineers on customer problems and needs related to structural components and systems.
  • Performs installation, validation, and inspection guidelines to ensure that structural components are installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Approves drawings and contributes in design reviews.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 3
  • All duties of MSE 2, plus:
  • Works independently with suppliers to obtain component information and establish component specifications.
  • Specifies type and size of equipment such as main frames, axle boxes, superstructures, fuel tanks, hydraulic tanks, and structural power module equipment.
  • Develops and oversees installation and testing to ensure that structural components are installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Researches and analyzes customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibilities, and cost of designs or applications.
  • Interacts independently with customers or suppliers in routine situations.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to integrate mechanical/engine components, hydraulic components, and control systems into mining equipment.
  • Plans projects including scope, schedule and provides cross-functional updates and reports.
  • Advises engineers as a subject matter expert.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 4 (Senior)
  • All duties of MSE 3, plus:
  • Trains, mentors, and develops Engineers and other personnel on operating procedures, resolving system malfunctions, and providing technical information.
  • Reviews and approves designs of structural components, or direct modifications of truck components to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Independently represents Liebherr to customers and suppliers in diverse situations.
  • Plans multiple projects in parallel including resource allocation

Competencies

  • Education and Experience:Mechanical Structural Engineer 1:A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME/MET) or, Associate of Science Degree (ASEE) with 10 years of relevant structural experience in an engineering environment.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 2: A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 1 years of relevant structural experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME/MET) with 2 years of relevant structural experience in an engineering environment.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 3:A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 4 to 6 years of relevant structural experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME/MET) with 6 to 8 years of relevant structural experience in an engineering environment.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 4(Senior):A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 6 to 8 years of relevant structural experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME/MET) with 8 to 10 years of relevant structural experience in an engineering environment.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 1
  • Working knowledge of 3D drafting tools, CAD or numerical analysis tools and software.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance manuals, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as algebra, probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Knowledge of technical fundamentals of mechanical/structural engineering including stress based fatigue.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 2
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Structural Engineer 1, plus:
  • Proficient knowledge of multidimensional tools and modeling including top down modeling
  • Ability to perform small structure linear static, contact, and modal finite element analyses and utilize post processing tools
  • Ability to perform fatigue analyses on small structures
  • Knowledge of pertinent manufacturing methods
  • Ability to provide fabrication level costing reports
  • Ability to create engineering reports
  • Ability to initiate technical discussions with customers and suppliers
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 3
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Structural Engineer 2, plus:
  • Ability to design and develop castings
  • Ability to perform large structure linear and nonlinear finite element analyses
  • Ability to perform large structure fatigue analyses
  • Ability to perform simple fatigue analyses using fatigue analysis software
  • Skill in planning, managing, and directing resources and projects and in reporting project status to a cross-functional audience.
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis per established standard practices
  • Ability to provide system level costing reports
  • Ability to guide and lead personnel within temporary projects
  • Experience in assuring that products meet regulatory requirements
  • Ability to initialize and execute projects without prior subject experience and with minimal guidance
  • Patience and ability to overcome technical or administrative adversity.
  • Mechanical Structural Engineer 4 (Senior)
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Structural Engineer 3, plus:
  • Ability to perform large fatigue analyses using fatigue analysis software
  • Ability to perform advanced weld fatigue analyses
  • Understanding of advanced concepts of fatigue
  • Knowledge of financial data and cross-functional costing procedures.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot system logic.
  • Project planning skills for parallel projects including resource management and use of project management software
  • Experienced, skillful negotiator able to find consensus within a group with diverse opinions
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability and willingness to make decisions of consequence
  • Additional Requirements
  • Travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport.
  • Ability to maintain Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) certification.
  • This position is remote work eligible.
  • This position is working from home eligible

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company. We offer a secure work environment with a comprehensive benefits package that includes major medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, paid vacation and personal days and competitive salary.

Have we awoken your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any questions, please contact Monica Collins at: [email protected]

Liebherr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Liebherr - One Passion. Many Opportunities.

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  • Job ID 33101
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Engineering
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry 8/5/21

The company

In line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, VA for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co.  In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr-Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for eight divisions that are positioned across the United States.​

Location

Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.

4100 Chestnut Avenue

23607 Newport News, VA

United States

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Contact

Monica Collins

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