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Draftsman/Mechanical Designer

G.J. Oliver
Phillipsburg, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Mechanical Designer works under the direction of the Project Manager and also utilizes independent judgment to perform the day-to-day project duties of designing, developing and releasing deliverables. This includes detail & assembly drawings and related bills-of material used in the fabrication of equipment for petrochemical, power generation and gas compression (largely assemblies for fluid & gas handling). Primary responsibility involves generating design plans utilizing Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software. This position requires a high level of attention to detail along with the ability to develop a strong understanding of the API Equipment design standards.


  • Ability to work in a professional team-based office environment and meet date-driven customer-focused commitments.
  • Review and comprehend customer generated specifications and requirements.
  • Design and maintain documents with technical support from project engineering and project management
  • Create / maintain component BOM documentation
  • Create / maintain piping arrangement drawings (Top assembly and Piping module) using P&ID and customer specifications consisting of however not limited to; 3D models, detail drawings, spool drawings & bill of materials.
  • Create and maintain project files using departmental resources and best practices.
  • Conduct model design reviews with both internal resources as well as externally with customers and project management.
  • Record needed changes during design review processes and ensure they are communicated to the project team using departmental resources / best practices.
  • Provide manufacturing support related to published designs and released design documentation as required.
  • Generate "as-built" design documentation and provided them to the Quality department as needed.
  • Execute other tasks as assigned
  • Ability to travel when required


  • Associates Degree in Computer Aided Design and Drafting or equivalent
  • Knowledge of 3D Parametric CAD
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications; including Word and Excel.
  • Detail oriented with a solid understanding of drafting standards, design fundamentals, and related fabrication processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • Must work well both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Responsible for creating and maintain piping arrangement drawings (Top assembly and Piping module) with 3D models, spool drawings & bill of materials.
  • Domestic travel is required.
  • Other work as assigned to support projects and / or customer expectations as needed

Other Preferred Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to carry a project from conception to production.
  • Prior experience using Autodesk Inventor and/or Routed Systems
  • Prior experience using Autodesk AutoCAD 2D/3D.
  • Experience with API standards.
  • A showcase portfolio of your past work

Pay based on experience

Company Description
G.J. Oliver, Inc is a family-owned business providing high quality custom steel fabrications and engineered systems and packaging for API Class equipment for over 60 years. We offer our customers decades of experience and engineering know-how associated with the design and manufacturing of systems, pressure vessels and custom fabrications in a wide array of materials including carbon steels, stainless steels, aluminum grades, Monel and Inconel alloys, and other exotic metals.

G.J. Oliver


50 Industrial Road

Phillipsburg, NJ