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Design Engineers are ultimately responsible for the research, development and design of product according to project requirements. The Design Engineer develops submittals, layouts, schematics and shop details as part of a design team in accordance with project specifications and site conditions.
The position requires knowledge of the Sales, Project Management, Engineering and Production Process along with a thorough understanding of the Engineering discipline and principles of both the manufacturing and construction processes with the ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently.
Design Engineers must possess a strong understanding of Materials, Building Codes and Engineering Principles.
Provide conceptual design drawings and value engineering solutions to projects in the developmental design phase to assist the sales team in providing accurate and competitive pricing.
Thoroughly review project specifications and scope, placing particular emphasis on design requirements.
Conduct and review various calculations such as strength, weights, forces and stresses for material and component selection under the supervision of a Professional Engineer.
As part of a Project Team, prepare submittal drawings for customer approval based upon project specifications, scope and engineering requirements.
Coordinate with project team to determine potential value engineering opportunities for the project.
Work in conjunction with the project strategy and schedule set forth by the Project Manager.
Prepare measuring templates, acquire field dimensions and construct as-built 3D models and layouts to ensure design feasibility and accuracy.
With the use of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD software, prepare accurate assembly and part drawings to assure proper fabrication and installation of product.
Prepare bills of materials and project routers to the Process Engineer and Production Manager.
Assist the Project Manager with quality control measures throughout fabrication and installation phases of the project.
Assist the Project Manager in the completion of all specified closeout documents required by the customer including final ‘as-built’ drawings.
Perform project review with thorough synopsis of project and opportunities for improved performance on future projects.
Provide material take-offs and estimates and assist in project forecasting.
Assist the Project Manager with change orders, project schedules and project evaluation.
Integrate educational and professional experience to optimize project efficiencies.
Assist as required in the Research and Development of new and improved Staging Concepts product offering.
A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required.
1-3 years of related experience. Manufacturing and construction experience preferred.
Proficiency with AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor or comparable program is required.
Knowledge of engineering analysis to select appropriate member sizing.
Ability to read and interpret fabrication drawings.
Ability to maintain a high degree of integrity, loyalty and honesty; not divulge to outside parties information of a confidential nature pertaining to the company’s operations or bids.
Ability to carry out the duties described in the job description in an efficient manner.
About Staging Concepts:
Staging Concepts, a division of Trex Commercial Products is an industry leader in performance staging, acoustics, and theatrical rigging. With projects spanning worldwide, Staging Concepts has positioned itself as one of the most sought-after providers of full performance & theatrical solutions throughout the world. This reputation has given the company and its employees the opportunity to work on some of the most high-profile construction projects taking place today. Past and current projects include: Target Field, Madison Square Garden, US Bank Stadium, the NCAA Final Four, Macalester College, and Vision's Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.