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Hydraulic Engineer II, III or SeniorNewport News, VA | Job ID 32141

  • Job ID 32141
  • 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 7-23-2021

The Hydraulic Engineer researches, develops, designs and tests hydraulic components and systems for use in mining equipment. In addition to the technical aspects, the engineer also effectively communicates and collaborates with a wide variety of other positions in the performance of the job.

Responsibilities

  • Hydraulic Engineer 1:
  • Generates detailed assembly drawings for hydraulic systems.
  • Checks drawings and BOMs for accuracy and corrects errors.
  • Provides engineering support by processing required forms and documentation.
  • Assists engineers with researching hydraulic components & systems for use in production, or replacing obsolete field parts.
  • Works with Engineers and assists Designer/Drafters in developing the hydraulic design of products using drafting tools or Computer-Assisted Design (CAD) or other software.
  • Assists in maintaining hydraulic schematics. Has firm understanding of how to read schematics.
  • Creates technical instructions for field modifications or testing requests.
  • Works with the production line assemblers to mitigate issues and assure issue free assemblies.
  • Manipulates engineering BOM and data in the MRP system and EDM systems.
  • Works independently and as a team member with other Engineers, Designers, and production personnel on ad hoc projects.
  • Researches, designs, installs, tests, analyzes, and maintains hydraulic products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles under the direction of other engineers.
  • Interacts with vendors and internal customers to collaborate on projects and tasks.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 2:
  • All duties of Hydraulic Engineer1, plus:
  • Specifies type and size of fittings, line sizes based on flow and pressure requirements.
  • Specifies type and size of hydraulic components such as pumps and control valves.
  • Works with vendors and suppliers to obtain and create component specification and CAD models.
  • Evaluates design change requests for validity and feasibility and manages designers in the execution of the requests.
  • Provides support to the test engineers as required.
  • Confers with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.
  • Investigate equipment failures and diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations that will efficiently resolve the issues.
  • Actively works with and understands hydraulic schematics, and technical manuals. Makes revision recommendations as required.
  • Researches, investigates and tests vendor products.
  • Provides input to designers/drafters in developing hydraulic design.
  • Develops and oversees installation, testing, and maintenance procedures to ensure adherence to specs.
  • Proposes technical mods to solve issues.
  • Creates and maintains hydraulic schematics using Automation Studio, under the direction of manager or team lead.
  • Participates in cost reduction projects and DFMEA’s.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 3:
  • All duties of Hydraulic Engineer2, plus:
  • Independently creates & validates hydraulic circuits using simulation software such as Automation Studio.
  • Researches and analyzes customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.
  • Provides Hydraulic expertise in component and system design to other Engineers on new designs and customer problems.
  • Actively identifies and pursues meaningful cost reduction projects.
  • Proactively sets work schedules & tracks performance.
  • Communicates effectively with other cross-functional team members any changes in project status.
  • Maintains department work standards and work instructions.
  • Researches industry standards to stay abreast of latest applicable requirements. Performs GAP analysis on standards.
  • Compiles Work Breakdown Structures and manages tasks.
  • Leads DFMEA’s.
  • Ensures release packages of department comply with quality and technical content standards.
  • Well versed in overall haul truck architecture, all system interactions and able to create and modify logic specifications for new and existing functions and features.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 4 (Senior):
  • All duties of Hydraulic Engineer 3, plus:
  • Provides expertise and acts as resource in resolving system malfunctions and quality issues.
  • Reviews and approves design of hydraulic system components or direct modification of truck components to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.
  • Investigates equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew.
  • Researches, designs, installs, tests, analyzes, and maintains hydraulic products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements.
  • Develops and oversees installation, testing, and maintenance procedures to ensure that hydraulic system components are installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Trains, mentors, develops Engineers and other personnel on operating procedures, resolving system malfunctions, and provides technical information.
  • Reviews work output of other engineers to assure they meet design intent and system protocol standards. Assures technical documentation from team is clear and informative for internal customers and for easy future understanding.
  • Proactively looks at strategic direction of the designs to assure that they all meet cost targets, industry standards, and are as efficient and reliable as possible.
  • Helps to make decisions that affect the direction of the department and align with company goals, assures that other employees in the department are meeting objectives.
  • Proactively takes responsibility for managing all big picture project tasks and openly communicating results.

Competencies

Education & Experience:

  • Hydraulic Engineer 1:A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSEE/EET) or, Associate of Science Degree (ASEE) with 10 years of relevant hydraulic experience in an engineering environment.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 2:A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 1 years of relevant hydraulic experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSEE/EET) with 2 years of relevant hydraulic experience in an engineering environment.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 3:A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 4 to 6 years of relevant hydraulic experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSEE/EET) with 6 to 8 years of relevant hydraulic experience in an engineering environment.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 4 (Senior):A Master Science Degree or Master of Engineering Degree (M.S./ M.E.) with 6 to 8 years of relevant hydraulic experience in an engineering environment or, a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSEE/EET) with 8  to 10 years of relevant hydraulic experience in an engineering environment.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 1:
  • Knowledge of technical fundamentals of hydraulic engineering.
  • Knowledge of Pro-E, drafting tools, CAD or drafting equipment and software.
  • Knowledge of MRP systems as it relates to truck Bill of Material (BOM) structure.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as algebra, probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 2:
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Hydraulic Engineer I, plus:
  • Ability to make presentation in front of an Engineering Team
  • Basic knowledge of Automation Studio
  • Hydraulic Engineer 3:
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Hydraulic Engineer 2, plus:
  • Advanced knowledge of Automation Studio.
  • Possess skills in presenting and reporting technical data before a cross functional audience.
  • Show ability to adequately respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Proven ability to perform root cause analysis.
  • Ability to guide and lead personnel within temporary projects.
  • Ability to initiate and execute projects with minimal guidance while demonstrating proficient project management skills.
  • Be able to utilize MS Project to plan and communicate projects.
  • Hydraulic Engineer 4 (Senior):
  • Demonstrated proficiency of Hydraulic Engineer 3, plus:
  • Proven record of accomplishment of leading others in a technical direction.
  • Function as subject matter expert in area of hydraulic engineering.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Travel to customer or supplier sites domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.
  • Ability to complete and maintain mine certifications or safety training such as Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) hazard training.
  • Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license and passport.

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 Sandra Draeger 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.

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  • Job ID 32141
  • 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 7-23-2021

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

Sandra Draeger

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