Project Engineer - Mechanical

Muncie, IN 47302

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: System Engineer Job Number: AB9831413615 Compensation: $80000-120000 / year

Job Description

Title: Project Engineer - Mechanical
Location: La Grange, IL OR Muncie, IN
Duration and hire type: Direct Hire
Overview: Sterling Engineering / Staffing is currently looking for a Project Engineer - Mechanical for one of our clients in the La Grange, IL OR Muncie, IN area. Sterling has a rich history of delivering top talent to our clients. We are a nationwide Staffing Firm with over 100 clients and works primarily with Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
The Repower engineering team currently has an opening for an experienced engineer who is focused individual and has analytical approach to problem solving. The engineer will be responsible for carrying out required duties not only to support production projects but also to support inquiry team with proposals for the repower engineering department, including design, research, prototyping, engineering documentation, estimating and participate in process improvement activities. The successful candidate will report directly to the manager of the engineering team and collaborate with other departments (such as purchasing, operations, inquiry, sales, program management and manufacturing) on ongoing proposals, production and R&D projects.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Incumbent will have overall design and technical responsibility for the project as a whole. Multiple projects will be worked simultaneously
  • Respond to new sales inquiries in a timely manner and create customer technical proposals
  • Undertake task such locomotive performance studies, project cost estimates, and engineering cost estimates
  • Interpret customer requirements and translate into locomotive engineering specifications
  • Applicant must be capable and comfortable making timely judgement calls on technical issues, based on often-incomplete customer requirements
  • Create engineering requirements documents and specifications for execution of projects, translating the project commercial requirements into specific engineering design deliverables
  • Guide the design of the product to minimize cost and schedule. Contain scope creep on projects
  • Conduct field testing for demonstration of contract requirements and for certification purposes
  • Attend meetings with customers, vendors, and certifying agencies, making presentations and negotiating technical issues
  • Determining customer’s requirements and translating them into an actionable plan
  • Organizing many tasks into a timeline. Holding required meetings with to ensure specification compliance and project execution in accordance with time and budget restrictions
  • Making sure that all health, safety, legal and railroad regulatory (FRA, CFR, AAR) requirements are being met throughout the process
  • Up to 25% travel may be required
  • BS in mechanical or electrical engineering, or related discipline
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Knowledge of locomotive structure, powerplant, cooling system, electrical system, and pneumatic system
  • Experience with diesel engine installation and application requirements
  • Knowledge of locomotive performance characteristics and ability to address customer operational requirements
  • High level of analytical abilities where problems are very complex
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel as required
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kajal Patel
Technical Recruiter

Kajal Patel is a dedicated Technical Recruiter specializing in the Transportation industry. With a successful track record at Sterling and a wealth of experience spanning five years in the recruitment field, Kajal is a driving force in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter in the Transportation sector, Kajal understands the nuances of the industry and the unique demands it entails. Her experience and insights enable her to guide candidates and clients effectively, ensuring a seamless match that benefits all parties involved.

With her experience, Kajal has developed a keen understanding of the recruitment landscape. Her advice to never ghost potential employers and maintain open communication with recruiters is a testament to her professionalism and dedication. Kajal recognizes that such practices can impact immediate opportunities and future prospects, potentially hindering one's career growth.

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