Mt. Vernon, Illinois


The mechanical engineer will have experience with rolling stock/locomotives and be able to provide engineering support for the existing & upcoming production projects. This individual will use their experience and ability to design, co-ordinate and execute in a team environment while working towards the timely delivery of the project with minor technical support.

CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT Reports to the Corporate Director Design Engineering


  • 3D modeling and 2D production drawing creation
  • Design and development of weldment, assemblies
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes
  • Hold & participate in design reviews
  • Drawing & final Bill of Material documentations
  • Create large mechanical installations drawings
  • Support to Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Create electrical cable layouts
  • Electrical & Mechanical components equipped assemblies
  • Layout arrangement for tubing and piping
  • Reverse engineering
  • Incorporate design changes & release through ERN process
  • Handle customer and supplier documentation
  • Engineering calculations
  • Assist in problem solving activities
  • Maintain professional and organized office setting
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing tasks to achieve results needed
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by keeping work area neat: complying with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • 3+ years professional experience in engineering
  • Must be proficient in 3D CAD software
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor is a plus
  • Demonstrated success implementing projects across diverse businesses and cultures
  • PC skills with demonstrated expertise in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to develop and foster relationships with co-workers, internal customers, and suppliers
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent judgment and decision making skills

TRAVEL: This position may require some minimal travel