Employment at Neeltran

Employment Opportunity: Mechanical Designer

02/01/2023 New Milford, CT

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Title: Mechanical Designer   Reports to: CAD Supervisor  
Department: Mechanical Engineering  

Summary - Job Responsibilities – Activities:

Position Summary:
Mechanical Designer is responsible for the design of mechanical components for transformer core and coils, tanks, electrical enclosures, cooling systems and cabinets for oil-filled and dry-type transformers. Works with minimal supervision and leads others in a team setting to design and support the construction of magnetic components and power systems.

  • Mechanical design/detail of core and coils, tanks, enclosures and cooling systems per customer requirements.
  • Review designs for mechanical integrity and conformance to applicable standards.
  • Select transformer accessories/components.
  • Apply analytical and numerical methods to analyze mechanical designs for structural integrity and thermal performance.
  • Follow clearance requirements for dielectric and thermal/magnetic heating.
  • Read, interpret and prepare data for engineering bill of materials.
  • Prepare other engineering documentation such as 3D models, drawings, schematics and specifications for manufacturing.
  • Develop tools and rules to make your job and others in department more efficient; i.e. iLogic, Excel, work instructions, etc.
  • Ocassional interface with customers, and may need to travel up to 5-10% to customer sites.
Education - Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electromechanical engineering.
  • Must possess knowledge and direct experience in the following areas:
    • Fundamentals of mechanical design
    • 3D modeling
    • Structural analysis
    • Heat transfer
    • Fluid flow
    • Design for manufacturability and assembly
    • 2D/3D FEA
  • Must have at least 3 – 5 years of direct experience in Transformer mechanical design.
Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:
  • Strong knowledge of 3D modeling and/or Autodesk products is also required.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Effective communication in a cross functional environment
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Highly motivated, demonstrates initiative and the willingness to learn
  • Ability to seek innovative approaches