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Designer I - Mechanical
Southern States, LLC Hampton, GA

Designer I - Mechanical

Southern States, LLC
Hampton, GA
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Summary:

Designers are primarily responsible for actively driving and managing the development of mechanical general arrangement, part, and assembly drawing packages for high-voltage switchgear, power switching devices, and capacitor banks. Coordinating with sales, manufacturing, and quality teams as the key technical advisor and product advocate, the Designer must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all technical issues to ensure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the engineering process. The Designers must be able to establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the engineering cycle.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Consistently apply basic drafting and design fundamentals and practices to promptly produce high-quality part, assembly, and general arrangement drawing sets pertaining to high-voltage switchgear and power switching devices.
  • Adhere to ANSI, IEEE, ASTM, ASCE, AWS, CSA, and other organizational standards.
  • Retain expert level of product knowledge and its application.
  • Coordinate with sales, vendors, customers, and other Southern States divisions to ensure order fulfillment is satisfactory.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve fabrication, assembly, and field installation difficulties that is consistent with Southern States’ mission, values, and financial objectives, in a timely manner.
  • Issue formal documentation descriptively detailing engineering changes in accordance with Southern States engineering standard practices and procedures
  • Produce ongoing status reports for active orders.
  • Maintain accurate records pertaining to target accounts, opportunities, quotes, projects, contacts, and correspondences within company-approved databases.
  • Identify customer needs and engineering opportunities for future growth.
  • Travel to project sites to aide in sales support, startup, integration, and training services as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: Associate degree in Applied Science with a concentration in Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD), equivalent, or five years related experience
  • Demonstrated AutoCAD experience
  • Basic SolidWorks experience
  • Applied Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) experience
  • Strong fundamental drafting and design understanding
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills
  • Motivated with the ability to perform in a team environment
  • Punctual, business-casual attire, and well-groomed
  • Available to travel <10%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High-voltage switchgear drafting and design experience
  • Steel fabrication, galvanizing, and welding design experience
  • Strength of materials knowledge is a plus
  • Project management experience is beneficial
  • Hands-on construction, assembly, factory, or mechanic experience
  • Statics calculation, such as bending moments, shear, compression, and tension, is a plus
  • Visual Basics, Business Central, PowerPoint, and SharePoint applied knowledge
  • Basic electrical and electronics control wiring and schematics experience

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Address

Southern States, LLC

Hampton, GA
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

Posted date

Over a month ago

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