Job Title: Mechanical/Structural Analysis Engineer
Department: Engineering
Department Reports to: Engineering Manager
Work Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience
Job Type: Full-Time/Exempt
Qualified applicants can apply by sending a cover letter, resume’ and references to


Job Summary

The Mechanical/Structural Analysis Engineer 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

  • Structural analysis of support structures for mechanical equipment, storage hoppers, and access platforms
  • Mechanical and process calculations for conveyance and storage equipment
  • Design of support structures and mechanical equipment with high attention to detail
  • Adherence to project schedule and specifications to meet the projects time objectives and milestones
  • Development and maintenance of internal design and engineering standards
  • Performing detailed stress analysis and calculations
  • Communication with internal customers in sales, engineering, manufacturing, and customer service
  • Working effectively & efficiently with project team members on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Interfacing on technical issues with manufacturing, procurement, and service
  • Working with shop fabrication, machining, and assembly of the equipment
  • Some travel to plant sites required for field measurements, installation support, and troubleshooting
  • Following all JMS, Inc. policies and procedures



  • High level of knowledge/experience with the design and analysis of mechanical equipment support structures
  • High level of proficiency with completing engineering calculations
  • 5 years of experience with the design of mechanical equipment, weldments, and assemblies
  • 2 years of experience with 3D & 2D design and detailing
  • Effective communication skills including the ability to negotiate positive outcomes
  • Knowledge of fabrication processes such as bending, punching, welding, machining, etc.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook


Desired Experience and Skills

  • Experience with the municipal water and wastewater industry a plus
  • Experience with material handling systems (conveyors and bulk storage) a plus
  • Experience with Solidworks and AutoCAD
  • Experience with RISA3D, Tekla, or equivalent structural design and detailing software
  • Experience with FEA and/or CFD is a plus
  • Experience with the application of building code, ACI, and ASCE
  • Programming experience (VBA, C#, etc.)



  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or another relevant field of engineering from and accredited program with equivalent combination of experience


Jim Myers & Sons, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer