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Designer II

Looking for a company where you can help make concepts reality by providing solutions to complex problems?

We are currently seeking an experienced creative, self-starter as a Designer II in the Charlotte, NC area.

Since being established in 1962, Jim Myers & Sons, Inc (JMS) has become one of the nation’s leading designers and manufacturers of water and water treatment equipment and systems. This success is the result of our employees’ diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels collaboration and ongoing innovation. We use equal parts innovation, quality and reliability to create comprehensive, solution driven product offerings for our customers.

Why join the JMS team?

  • Family owned and oriented workplace
  • Work and collaborate with a small team who has become one of the best in the industry
  • Use industry-leading technology and the best tools available to ensure success
  • Working in a stable industry with strong growth potential

We are proud to offer:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • 401K
  • Excellent training
  • Great family work environment
  • Paid vacation and holidays

What you’ll be doing:

As a vital member of the Engineering Team – 

  • The Designer II has responsibility for project timing and quality including project deliverables
  • Strong ability to design mechanical equipment with high attention to detail
  • Adhere to project schedule and specifications to meet the projects time objectives and milestones
  • Assist Project Managers in preparation of submittal packages
  • Create detailed fabrication level drawing packages
  • Proper communication with internal customers in sales, engineering, manufacturing and customer service
  • Ability to work effectively & efficiently with project team members on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Assist in interface on technical issues with manufacturing, sourcing, and field installation
  • Work with shop fabrication, machining and assembly of the equipment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as logical thought process
  • Some travel to plant sites required for field measurements, installation support and troubleshooting
  • Participate on cross functional teams to help improve JMS products
  • Follow all JMS, Inc. policies and procedures

What you’ll need:

  • Associates Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant field
  • Must possess a minimum 4 years (8,000+ hours) of experience in 3D modeling with SolidWorks (preferred)
  • Expert level 3D designer and/or Certified SolidWorks Professional preferred
  • Experience with top down and assembly driven modeling
  • High level of knowledge/experience with applying drafting standards to fabrication level drawings
  • 4 years of experience with the design of mechanical equipment, weldments and assemblies
  • 2 years of experience with 2D design and detailing with AutoCAD a plus
  • Strong background in the design of mechanical equipment with high attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to negotiate positive outcomes
  • Experience with power transmission equipment including motors, gearboxes, chain drives, shafts & bearings
  • Requires a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Proficiency with completing design calculations
  • Desire to learn and to continue developing knowledge and skills

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of fabrication processes such as bending, punching, welding, machining, etc…
  • Experience with the municipal water and wastewater industry a plus
  • Experience with material handling systems (conveyors and bulk storage) a plus
  • Experience with electrical power, instrumentation and controls a plus

Interested in joining the JMS team? Please submit a resume to careers@jmsequipment.com.

Jim Myers and Sons Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer