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Mechanical Design Engineer

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Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Waukesha, WI, US, 53188

Company: Evoqua

About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water. Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 160 locations across ten countries. Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide.

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


At Evoqua, we are committed to fostering and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace where employees can be their authentic selves.  If this position interests you and you possess the minimum qualifications, we encourage you to apply as you could be the right fit for this or other roles we are looking to fill. Evoqua encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications/requirements for the position to apply.  

Position Summary

Evoqua is now hiring for a Mechanical Design Engineer to work a hybrid work schedule for our location in Waukesha, WI. In this role, you will be responsible for designing structural steel products based on our customer specifications. You will create 3D CAD general arrangement, detailed manufacturing drawings, and part numbers in support of Wastewater project schedules. 

What we can offer you

Our Total Rewards Program goes far beyond base compensation by providing a more fulfilling work experience and offering a competitive benefits program, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fertility benefits, adoption assistance, parental leave, and pet insurance 
  • Generous retirement savings and profit-sharing plan
  • Employee wellness program

Core Responsibilities and Tasks

  • 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.

Position Requirements


  • Requires BS/BA degree in Engineering. 
  • 0-3 yrs. of experience

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.


Additional Details


Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Evoqua does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from search firms.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee