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Chesapeake, Virginia Plasser American Corp
General Scope: Fluid power engineer applies fluid power theory and related knowledge to design, test and troubleshoot operational
mobile hydraulic systems and applications. Position Details Minimum of 5 years' experience on hydraulic and pneumatic component application and system design Certified fluid power hydraulic specialist (CFPS) or NFPA (National Fluid Power Association) Solid understanding of fundamental and advanced hydraulic theory and the ability to apply knowledge in the design of complex hydraulic circuits in an OEM environment Knowledge of fluid power standard and equations Complete fluid power systems experience with all levels of hydraulic components from pumps, valves to actuators Significant experience in mobile/construction equipment hydraulic and pneumatics system design, and development Knowledge of piping and hose layout as well as reading, interpreting and creating hydraulic and pneumatic schematics Uses CAD system to create 3D models and assemblies using Autocad Inventor. Uses EPLAN Fluid for the automated design and documentation of circuits in fluid power installations in hydraulics, pneumatics, cooling and
lubrication complying with current standards such as ISO 1219. Skilled at engineering BOM drawing revision change Ability to systematically solve hydraulic related problems and perform root cause analysis Strong leadership and project management skills and self starter Good organizational skills, and ability to independently manage multiple and conflicting priorities Ability to interact with various department and provide support to product line, purchasing, production, technical support and sales support Strong communication skills Supervisory Responsibilities: Can direct work to other. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (The knowledge, skills and attributes required for satisfactory job performance) Education: Must have a Bachelor's Degree from a four-year college or university with a minimum of 5 year experience, or a Master's Degree with a minimum of 3 year experience. Experience to consist of relevant product design or development of hydraulic components or motion control systems. COMPUTER SKILLS: Ability to use computer keyboard and screens to access information needed to perform the Essential Duties and Responsibilities. Working knowledge of general-purpose business software to include Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficient in using 3D modeling software such as AutoCAD Inventor. Knowledge: Incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas: Knowledge of Engineering. Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate or participate in internal/external training programs to obtain the following skills: Knowledge of the current ISO and ANSI (Y14) standards. Working knowledge of the metric system and geometric dimensioning and tolerance. Familiar with weldments, and machining operation. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. EIT certification will be considered as a PLUS. Motivated and self-starter with the ability to work under deadlines. Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as Calculus and modern Algebra. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. A.R.E.A., AAR, S.A.E. membership helpful but not required. PI PandoLogic. Keywords: Hydraulic Engineer, Location: Chesapeake, VA - 23324