Dynapower Company

Mechanical Engineer

Job Locations US-VT-South Burlington
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/11/2022 1:41 PM)
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As a Mechanical Engineer at Dynapower, you'll work together with our Electrical Engineers to design power conversion equipment for all of Dynapower's business segments - Industrial, High Power, Defense, and Clean Energy. Your work on products such as Chopper Rectifiers and Frequency Inverters helps Dynapower power a cleaner planet. 

What You'll Be Doing

On an average day, you'll:

  • Use Solidworks for the mechanical design of Dynapower's power conversion product line and custom projects
  • Work closely with Electrical Engineering, as well as the Procurement, Marketing, and Sales teams to design cost-effective and efficient products
  • Support product launches and contribute to setting the product strategy for our business segments
  • Collaborate with engineering and supply chain teams to deliver quick time-to-market products 

What You Need To Apply

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working for an electrical equipment manufacturer – preferably in the power electronics and renewable energy industry.
  • 3-5 years in a product design role – proven track record of successful deployment of manufactured product.
  • Experience with Solidworks 3D modeling software.
  • Keen understanding of design practices and requirements relating to outdoor installation and operation of electrical equipment in environmentally diverse conditions.
  • Interpret electrical schematics to verify proper connections and power flow layouts are mapped to the efficient mechanical design of the products.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Advanced degree, such as Master’s in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5 years of experience in power electronics equipment industry.
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical power engineering – three-phase power, rectifiers, inverters, transformers and electronic control systems.
  • An understanding of product life cycle.
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers.
  • Experience with thermal modeling of electrical equipment.
  • Experience with Solidworks EPDM or comparable Product Data Management system.
  • Formal training or hand-on experience in design techniques such as Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Testability (DFT).

What We Do

For more than five decades, Dynapower has been helping solve some of the toughest power conversion challenges in industries ranging from metal finishing and mining, to chemical and steel production. In recent years, our global footprint has expanded, charting the course for many new power conversion applications, such as helping to create clean drinking water, turning trash to energy, generating hydrogen to fuel zero-emission vehicles and sustainable manufacturing, recovering and recycling metals from discarded electronics, and sterilizing food. We have enabled utilities to turn off coal-fired plants and island nations to uncouple from pollution-causing diesel generators by safely and reliably harnessing renewable energy from wind and solar. Dynapower works alongside the Army, Navy, and Air Force to power the defense of our country and deter aggression worldwide. We collaborate with the world’s top universities and national laboratories to push the boundaries of science and innovation. Want to know more? Visit Dynapower.com.

What's In It For You

Dynapower offers a competitive benefits package. Here are some of the highlights: 
- Health Insurance (Medical and Dental) & Vision Reimbursement Program - Eligible on Day 1!
- 401k Retirement Plan with Employer match
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Life Insurance & Short- and Long-Term Disability
- Paid Time Off, 10 Paid Holidays & Paid Parental Leave
For a full list of all our benefits and perks, go to our Career page.

Work Environment

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. This position is based in South Burlington, VT.  The position operates in a professional office environment. Regular trips to manufacturing plants for observation, research or customer visits are likely to be required. 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Noise level is at a professional office environment

Work Authorization

This position may involve access to ITAR (International Traffic and Arms Regulations)-controlled information, requiring verification of US-immigration status which is used solely for determining applicable ITAR licensing requirements. In addition, Dynapower uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization status for all new hires.

EEO Statement

Dynapower is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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