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Design Engineer

Date: Mar 29, 2021

Location: Waukesha, WI, US, 53188

Company: Evoqua

Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup.  Our innovative products have been solving the world’s water problems for more than 100 years.  Today, we are building on that strong history of success – transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers.  


Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability.  Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water.


What does it mean to work here. . .


Our Mindset:  We put customers first.  We know we succeed only when our customers succeed. To that end, we make decisions at lowest possible levels, at fastest possible speeds – freeing employees to respond to customers quickly and effectively without sacrificing safety or quality.


Our organization: We work as “One Evoqua”.  We collaborate across our global enterprise. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, no single product, group or unit succeeds on their own, no matter how remarkable they are.  We are one team.


Our People: We hire for brains and heart.  We are industry experts who foster great relationships with colleagues and customers.  We value technical knowledge and experience, alongside business insight and people smarts.  We nurture both the hard and soft skills of our talent.


Our Leadership: We lead from where we are.  We take ownership.  We lead from all levels.  We value the opportunity to grow, as a business and as people.  We hold each other accountable to make the right things happen for maximum performance. 


Our promise:  Grow with the Best. We grow with the best.  We are on the move.  As the world’s first choice for water solutions, our workplace will continue to evolve and expand, and so will the opportunities.  This is a workplace that nourishes talented people.  Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua. 


Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.

Evoqua is Hiring for Mechanical Designer in Waukesha, WI!


Job Title: Mechanical Designer / Design Engineer I

Position Summary:

  • Designs structural steel products in accordance with customer specifications.
  • Creates 3D CAD general arrangement, detailed manufacturing drawings, part numbers in support of a project schedule.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Design equipment using 3D models and drawings. Specifically, create general arrangements for submittal, assemblies, weldments, or fabrication drawings as required for each project
  • Employ principals of design for manufacturability and assembly (DFMA) and communicate with the Evoqua factory to address questions
  • Collaborate with project team to address technical decisions, coordinate work, and execute project plan
  • Create Material Masters and bills of materials (BOMs) in enterprise resource planning (ERP) system
  • Collaborate with Product Manager to address technical decision, coordinate work and execute product development plan
  • Communicate with product vendors to validate component selection, consider alternatives, and ensure compliance with specification requirements


Technical Expertise:

  • Experience with 3D parametric CAD software required (Autodesk Inventor preferred)


Business Knowledge:

  • Experience with manufacturing of steel structures is preferred


Communication/ Contacts:

  • Regular interaction with engineers and project managers


Decision Making:

  • Establish and maintain a design schedule in support of a project.
  • Identify design issues early in project schedule and present solutions to the team

Experience and Education:

  • Four-year mechanical engineering degree or two-year mechanical design degree







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Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee