Job Title: Designer
Department: Engineering Department
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Work Experience: 3+ years of relevant experience
Job Type: Full-Time/Exempt


Job Summary

The Designer position at Jim Myers & Sons, Inc. (JMS) is a vital member of the Engineering Team and is a diverse high paced position with the following primary responsibilities.


Responsibilities include

  • The Designer 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 Product Teams to help improve JMS products
  • Follow all JMS, Inc. policies and procedures



  • Must possess a minimum 3 years (6,000+ hours) of experience in 3D modeling with SolidWorks (preferred)
  • Expert level 3D designer and/or Certified SolidWorks Professional preferred
  • High level of knowledge/experience with applying drafting standards to fabrication level drawings
  • 3 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


Desired Experience and Skills

  • 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


  • Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant field of engineering with equivalent combination of experience


Jim Myers & Sons, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer