CDI is the nation's fastest curb manufacturer in the HVAC industry. As a nation-wide company with manufacturing facilities located in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Dallas, Seattle, Charlotte, and Phoenix, CDI is rapidly growing and offering many opportunities for advancement. CDI encourages personal growth and offers career advancement to individuals who demonstrateinitiative. Training is available for many positions.CDI is currently hiring for the position of Mechanical/Structural Engineer at our facility located in Elk River, MN.Position Summary: Using Engineering knowledge to design products CDI currently manufactures. Mechanical/Structural Engineer provides engineering services after the bidding process has been completed and a project's scope has been established. Responsibility for improving the efficiency of day-to-day operations of how products are built while providing support for sales and shop.Responsibilities:* Make improvements to existing designs, material utilization and minimizing scrap using cosmos works, Solidworks, Radan and Vulcan* Work on seismic projects, designing, working with PE's to develop products to meet job requirements* Responsible for using Radan software to prepare jobs for turret* Provide design and pricing support to sales team* Shop troubleshooting and problem solving of design and build issues of the shop* Process improvements* Monitor projects to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations;* Use hand calculations and/or finite element analysis to validate designs and make recommendations for improvements
Requirements:* Experience using Solidworks* Proficient in Microsoft Excel* 2 - 5 years design experience* 1 year experience with Cosmos Works* Design experience sheet metal and solid modeling* Strong attention to detail* Ability to create 3D drawings* Proficient in Radan software* Basic understanding of HVAC design* Excellent communication skills with customers and all levels of the organization* 3 + years engineering experience, with an emphasis on structural and mechanical analysis;* Licensed Professional Engineer, preferred;* Experience in steel structural design;* Demonstrated experience with large scale machine design;* FEA experience, preferred;* Proficient in Risa-3D or similar structural engineering software;* Proficient in AutoCAD 3DCDI employees are offered the following benefits:* Paid Weekly* 401(k) with match* Health & Dental insurance* Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance* Paid Holidays and Vacation* Life Supplemental Program* Profit Sharing OpportunitiesEEO/Affirmative Action PolicyCDI is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits harassment of any kind. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.