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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Mechanical Designer I in Pullman, Washington

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, innovative and detailed individual for our Mechanical Designer position. Primary focus is using CAD programs to design electrical components and 3D models for printed circuit boards (PCBs).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Create detailed Electrical Component designs under the supervision of a technical lead.

  2. Support engineers by providing technical design details to collaborate on solutions.

  3. Support team members in collaborative assignments.

  4. Complete assigned work and submit within timelines and budgets with a high level of quality.

  5. Develop and maintain an acceptable level of knowledge of Component Creation Guidelines and Processes.

  6. Develop and maintain an acceptable level of expertise in industry design practices.

  7. Develop and maintain an acceptable level of knowledge of SEL standards for design for manufacturability and reliability.

  8. Use best available processes and tools and provide feedback on process enhancements.

  9. Follow and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.

  10. Understand. Create. Simplify.

  11. Other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    Associates degree in EET, CAD, Drafting, or relevant discipline; or possess equivalent experience for each academic year

    Ability to learn concepts and technical details of designs

    Ability to work with a moderate level of technical supervision

    Ability to accept ownership of assignments and errors

    Demonstrated competency in CAD drafting and 3D Modeling (AutoCAD or SolidWorks)

    Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills

    Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

    Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

    Background check results satisfactory to SEL

    Negative drug test result(s)

    Preferred Qualifications

    Possess a BSME, BSEE, BSET or related design degree from an accredited college or university

    Experience designing component footprints, symbols, or 3D Modeling with SolidWorks

    Experience with Mentor Graphics

    Experience participating on or leading project teams

    Location Information

Pullman, WA - SEL’s corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of résumé or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicat e future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.