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Job Title: Mechanical Design Engineer - Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia, VA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/29/2024
Expire Date: 07/29/2024
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
Job Description
Mechanical Design Engineer - Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer
At Delta Star, growth meets innovation as we supply one of life's most basic needs - electricity! From being part of the first and largest electrification projects, to now being core to our nation's grid and infrastructure, we are the largest American-owned manufacturer of medium power transformers in North America and the premier manufacturer of mobile transformer substations.

Company Info

Delta Star provides power solutions for utilities across North America. This includes the manufacturing of medium-power transformers, mobile transformers, mobile electrical substations, trailers, and unitized substations. We offer power transformers for utility applications including power and distribution, transmission voltages, system ties, and automatic voltage regulations, as well as industrial applications. Delta Star also provides comprehensive engineering, testing, maintenance services, and parts for any transformer manufacturer through our Field Service business unit, ensuring our customer's transformers and mobiles maintain peak performance.


Provides Engineering leadership and design support for the mechanical parts of the transformer that emphasizes safety, quality, customer satisfaction, accuracy, productivity, cost reduction, housekeeping, efficiency, training, teamwork, and morale.

Main Responsibilities

Responsible for generating 3D core & coil designs using EAP (engineering automation platform).
Responsible for verifying the core & coil designs against the latest DSI standards and technical decisions.
Responsible for generating the internal core & coil drawings (shop DWGS) and verifying for conformity.
Responsible for creating the internal connection diagrams according to the transformer main nameplate.
Responsible for the internal woodwork structure design and 3D leads routing using Autodesk inventor futures.
Responsible for creating internal layout drawing (shop DWGSs).
Responsible for supporting the production in regard to the released projects (providing missing dimensions/detail/AUX. Views, ect.).
Responsible for generating the material usage file (csv file) for each assembly for importing to ERP system for material usage analysis and material ordering purposes.
Long term responsibilities:
Responsible for generating the external part of transformer design using EAP (transformer tank).
Responsible for generating the external tank drawings (shop DWGS).
Responsible for generating plasma and wood routing machine programs for each project
Education and Work Experience

Mechanical Design Engineer

2-year associate degree related to Mechanical Engineering, or a 4-year B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (preferred).
2-7 years of combined power transformer experience and degree, with a minimum of 2-year experience related to power transformer mechanical design.
Sr. Mechanical Design Engineer

4-year B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
8+ years of combined power transformer experience and degree, with a minimum of 2-year experience related to power transformer mechanical design.
*Must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer. Must live or be willing to relocate to within a reasonable safe commute to the Lynchburg, VA plant.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Proficient use of CAD software
Highly experienced in power transformer design and test
Familiar with power transformer basic materials, standards, and controls.
Strong organization, time management and planning skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines.
Problem solving skills
Ability to deal effectively with people
Travel Requirements

Occasional travel to customer site. Annual travel less than 25%
Work Environment and 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently walk; talk or hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is required some of the time to stand and sit. The employee is required to occasionally climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms. The employee must some of the time lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. There is no special vision requirement for this job.
Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
AAP/EEO Statement

Delta Star is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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