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Mechanical Engineer at Stewart & Stevenson Manufacturing Techno in Houston, Texas

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Responsible for standard development, design, analysis, testing, and implementation of new or improved designs consisting primarily of engine driven machinery and vehicles under the general supervision of more senior level Engineers.


  • Under general direction of senior level Mechanical Engineers, plan, design and analyze standard mechanical assemblies, sub assemblies and components, including but not limited to HSE design, product layout, hydraulics, weight distribution, pneumatics, human factors engineering design, mechanical design, and load/stress analysis.

  • Perform advanced CAD modeling, equipment layout, design and analysis on new technology concepts relative to generator sets, well stimulation/drilling machinery and specialty off-road vehicles, including systems, sub-systems design and selection of all components.

  • Manage subcontractors and suppliers on a daily basis.

  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.

  • Assess mechanical engineering needs pertaining to new and existing projects and apply existing engineering design or develop new designs as appropriate to meet identified needs.

  • Analyze standard purchased and fabricated components to assure functional compatibility to design requirements.

  • Confer with vendors, staff, and management personnel regarding product specifications and manufacturing capabilities to achieve desired design.

  •  Maintain documentation necessary to fulfill regulatory requirements including ISO 9001.

  • Delegate work to and direct Designers and/or Drafters in the development of standard new designs or the implementation of Engineering Change Requests (ECR’s). Assist drafters in developing the structural design of products, using drafting tools or computer-assisted design/drafting equipment and software.

  • Develop and test models of alternate designs and processing methods to assess feasibility, operating condition effects, possible new applications and necessity of modification.

  • Confer with other engineers and shop staff to implement operation and maintenance schedules and procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.

  • Specify system components or direct modification of products to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications.

  • Investigate standard equipment failures and system malfunctions and recommend design modifications to eliminate such equipment or system malfunctions.

  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications. Conduct research that tests and analyzes the feasibility, design, operation and performance of equipment, components and systems.

  • Develop, coordinate and monitor all aspects of production, including selection of manufacturing methods, fabrication, and operation of standard product designs.

  • Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.

  • May explain and demonstrate mechanical engineering techniques to lower level Mechanical

  • Engineers. Assist lower level Mechanical Engineers in resolving standard technical problems.


High School Diploma or General Education (GED) and three to seven years related experience. Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.


  •  Ability to organize and direct a project to completion.

  •  Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

  •  Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

  •  Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.

  •  Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

  •  Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.

  •  Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.

  •  Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.

Computer Skills

  •  Basic computer navigation and utilization skills required. 

  •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint) preferred. 

  •  Inventor or similar three dimension solid modeling / CAD experience is preferred.

  •  Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Solidworks/PDM and Autodesk Inventor/Vault Professional required. 

  •  Demonstrated knowledge and experience with major ERP business systems required, Oracle E-Business Suite preferred.

Certificates & Licenses

Passed Engineer In Training Exam is preferred.

Other Requirements

Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology or Applied

Physics is required. Master’s Degree in Engineering preferred. Strong “hands-on” skills and interest in

heavy diesel machinery is required.


Physical Abilities Lift /Carry

Stand O (Occasionally 10 lbs or less O (Occasionally)

Walk O (Occasionally 11-20 lbs O (Occasionally)

Sit O (Occasionally)) 21-50 lbs O (Occasionally)

Handling / Fingering F (Frequently) 51-100 lbs N (Not Applicable)

Reach Outward N (Not Applicable) Over 100 lbs N (Not Applicable)

Reach Above Shoulder O (Occasionally) Push / Pull

Climb O (Occasionally) 12 lbs or less O (Occasionally)

Crawl O (Occasionally) 13-25 lbs N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel O (Occasionally 26-40 lbs N (Not Applicable)

Bend F (Frequently) 41-100 lbs N (Not Applicable)

N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by the position, location, and/or



Office environment with some shop environment exposure. Shop environment may not have air

conditioning. Moderate Travel may be required during certain periods, including overseas.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been

included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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