American Block - Mechanical Design Engineer

American Block, a world leader in the manufacturing of various oil field drilling equipment, has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer on a direct hire opportunity in Houston, Texas
  • Design equipment to meet customer requirements, industry specifications and established safety and design standards.
  • Create and review design drawings and models and release them for production.
  • Create and review bills of materials and manufacturing drawings and release them for production.
  • Create and review design and calculation packages.
  • Address technical issues, questions, and concerns that arise during the sales and manufacturing process and give authoritative dispositions.
  • Dispose non-conformance reports and issue engineering change notices.
  • Prepare technical documentation such asĀ manuals, specifications, procedures, etc.
  • Provide customers with technical support.
  • May lead projects or design teams.
  • Participate in field operations and installations in US and abroad.
  • Review Design Change Requests and write Engineering Change Notices.
  • Evaluate new and existing products for possible improvements and utilizing field data.
  • Support production in the manufacturing process.
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from a tier 1 university with a GPA of at least 2.5
  • Two or more years work experience in mechanical drafting and design preferred.
  • Work experience with AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of mechanical design and engineering theory.
  • Knowledge of fasteners, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Strong written skills
  • Knowledge of basic manufacturing techniques, such as: Welding, Turning, Milling, Drilling, and Heat Treat
  • Knowledge of API Standards (preferred)
  • Strong materials knowledge specifically different types of steel and its common uses.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.