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Mechanical Engineer

Orlando, FL 32819-5420

Posted: 12/14/2023 Job Number: 20977934

Job Description

We have a Mechanical Engineer position open in Orlando, FL. This position is responsible for mechanical engineering project requirements involving system design, structural calculations, acceleration forces, load calculations, material stress design, system installation, check-out support, and start-up assistance.

Major Responsibilities:

Must be organized, technically competent, have effective oral and written communications, experienced in working in a multi-disciplined environment and interfacing with engineers, designers, and drafters
Designs, develops, and implements fully integrated mechanical assembly systems to meet process requirements. As well as complying with any local or government agency design/implementation codes
Knowledge of analyzing system design for Hazard analysis development and mitigation
Understanding of Class 1 parts in order to minimize their need and optimize redundancy minimizing single points of failure
Develops documents of system configuration and design. Documents include: Theory/Description of operation, Detailed mechanical system design description, system implementation/acceptance test plans, system routine maintenance/job plans
Develops drawings of mechanical design, assemblies, and installation procedures on AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks software
Ability to design and troubleshoot pneumatic and hydraulic control systems
Ability to perform system analysis/calculations including: Stress, fatigue, reliability, life expectancy, tolerance studies
Knowledge of ride system design requirements for attractions involving guest accelerations, reach envelope, ingress/egress, weight, and emergency evacuation analysis and implementation upon control system failure in worst-case scenarios
Will assist with the initial start-up and debugging of integrated systems and the development of system documentation
Individual will be working on system integration projects for clients in industries such as entertainment and manufacturing
Will act as technical lead on projects and guide lower-level engineers, technicians, and contractors
Will act as Project Manager on smaller projects ranging from $50k to $250k. This includes but is not limited to:
Develops and executes implementation plans for the project
Assigns work to meet overall project deadlines
Ensures that all project team members clearly understand the scope of W-M responsibilities
Develops schedules for W-M and customer requirements
Evaluates progress on project(s) and details changes
Responsible for all purchasing and subcontractor requirements
Responsible for the development of costs and proposal of change orders to contract scope

Job Requirements:

Education –Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering. (Directly related experience may be substituted for degree)
Experience –5+ years in the below areas is preferred: An in-depth understanding of mechanical systems, components, stress analysis, acceleration forces, and knowledge of amusement ride safety standards (ASTM Standards). Experience with AutoCAD and SolidWorks is also desired
Key Competencies –Knowledge of contract documents and specifications. Ability to collect field data and accurately record findings. Ability to perform system design functions. Planning, Customer Focused, Timely Decision Making, Informing, Organizing, Priority Setting, Problem Solving
Skills –All employees are required to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows and Office environments

Ability to travel up to 35%
Physical Demands of Position Seeing, color perception, hearing, listening, clear speech, dexterity in hands, driving, lifting, climbing, ability to mount and dismount equipment, pushing, and pulling.

Working Conditions Standard office environment, On-site office environment, and diverse industrial/construction environments. Frequent PC usage, fax machines, copy machines, and phones.
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