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Trident Engineered Solutions

Open Position: Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Trident Engineered Solutions has a great opportunity for a full-time Mechanical Engineer. The Mechanical Engineer would work as part of the mechanical group to lead projects from concept to start-up and would have a strong focus on diesel engines.

How do you know if you are the right candidate?

The ideal candidate for this role will have experience working with mechanical off-highway components and enjoy hands-on development and working directly with customers. Also, be willing and able to travel to provide installation & start-up support for our customers in coordination with our field-service engineering team. We are looking for a talented person with an interest in being involved in a start-up environment with the backing of a financially stable holding company.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design mechanical, hydraulic, and/or electro-mechanical/hydraulic systems
  • Solution-specific design requirements and component selection
  • Design for Quality Assurance
  • Research and development
  • Installation and start-up support
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans
  • Communicating with supervisors, peers, and customers
  • Investigate system, equipment, or product failures
  • Develop testing methods and protocol for designed product
  • Some physical building and testing of electromechanical systems
  • This role may require domestic and international travel, at times (based on project) this could be up to 50%

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Engineering Skills

    • Engineering and Technology: practical applications applying engineering science and technology (principles, techniques, and equipment to the design and/or production of various goods and services)
    • Computers and Electronics: Proficient with modern computer systems, computer software (see technology skills and experience), understanding of physical system control logic, basic programming, GUI navigation, and set-up
    • Design: design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
    • Strong mechanical aptitude: understanding of mechanical systems, structures, and processes including but not limited to linear motion, fluid power (hydraulics, pneumatics). Knowledge and experience with diesel engines is a plus.

    Technology Skills

    • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • CAD 3D software: Solidworks- Dassault Systems CATIA, Creo/ProE, or equivalent
    • Engineering tools: MathCAD, Matlab, Finite Element Analysis, MS Excel
    • Enterprise Resource Planning: Epicor products, SAP
    • J1939 Protocol
    • Any Electronic control programming a big plus


    • Degree (Bachelor’s preferred) in Mechanical Engineering (or Mechanical Engineering Technology) - other engineering-related degrees will be considered
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • 3+ years of experience in a similar role
    • Valid U.S. Passport a plus


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