Design Engineer - Mechanical CAD Designer

  • Company: Johnson Controls
  • Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Posted: December 22, 2017
  • Reference ID: WD30041880353
What you will do:
Responsible for providing quotes, pricing, and system design related to HVAC products based on customer request. Also responsible for communicating effectively with customers to identify their requirements and respond in a timely manner, as well as analyzing customer and product requirements to provide recommendations.

How you will do it:
  • Communicate with customers seeking information on type, size, and dimensions of requested HVAC products.
  • Generate quotes and process job orders and special components.
  • Create 2-D/3-D computer models of proposed commercial product components generated from customer e-mails, faxes, and via telephone.
  • Generate new/special product drawings and prepare revisions for current product drawings.
  • Respond to information requests from Engineering and Architectural companies concerning proper applications and equipment functionality of products.
  • Analyze customer and product issues and recommend changes as necessary.
  • Create and edit bills of materials based on customer request.
  • Knowledgeable & resourceful in knowing applicable product codes and standards. Examples are: UL, NFPA, Mechanical Codes and SMACNA .
  • Conduct reviews with fabrication plant regarding the ability to produce custom products for product lines.
  • Reporting discrepancies within technical and installation brochures to appropriate personnel.
  • Compile letters of assurance and clarifications for review and approval.
  • Handle additional responsibilities and projects as assigned.

What we look for:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Mechanical Engineering Aptitude: Associates degree preferred.
  • 2 - 4 years mechanical system design experience in HVAC environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD. AutoCAD Inventor preferred.
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop relationships with employees and customers.
  • Ability to process heavy flow of extremely detailed work in timely manner.
  • Excellent problem resolution and analytical skills.

Travel Requirements:
  • Travel will be required upon management request.

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