Senior Designer (US1410035)
Date Posted: Oct 23 2014
Duration: Until Filled
Location:Houston, TX - Fallbrook Office
Business Line: Production
Responsible for working with engineering to conceptualize and invent design solutions, layout design ideas, and produce rapid iterations. Produces clear and accurate detail, assembly drawings and calculations. Acts as a job knowledge expert for less experienced designers. Handles special projects, as assigned.
Supervises designers/drafters performing manual or computer-aided design and drafting duties related to formalizing designs (sketches and/or specifications) into detailed drawings and working plans.
May have R&E responsibility for a group of engineers.
May supervise on a project or product (line) bases.
Activities may include analysis of lab/prototype tests, field tests, or initial research drawings.
From analytical stage, develops engineering parameters or variables that affect product performance and incorporates them into the applicable approaches to product design and modification.
The position exercises some discretion as to applicability of acceptable engineering principles to product design.
Ensures the accuracy of these renderings and revisions of existing plans for conformity to engineering changes.
Ability to use finite element modules and engineering calculations.
Proficiency in evaluating design feasibility and cost implications.
Ability to take a project from the evaluation stage through detail design and final release.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Associate's Degree in Engineering or related field preferred.
7+ years of drafting experience and 2+ years of design experience.