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Power Engineers Facilities Mid to Senior Packaging Designer in Boise, Idaho

Facilities Mid to Senior Packaging Designer



Department:Facilities Packaging Group


Mid to Senior Packaging DesignerJob Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers, Inc - Facilities Business Unit is growing and we are currently seeking a full time Mid to Senior Packaging Designer. Do you want to come home to the vibrant Boise area of Idaho? If you do, POWER Engineers has a path for you. We are looking for the right person to fill our current Mid to Senior Packaging Lead opening in our new Boise, Idaho office. In this role you will be assisting Senior Designers and Engineers with complex and technically challenging aspects of designing food production systems. The position requires a strong understanding of computer-aided design (CAD) software with emphasis on AutoCAD and Navisworks. Knowledge of physical layout drawings, equipment and structural drawings, PFDs, P&ID’s, Bid and Construction packages, materials lists, are beneficial. The ideal candidate will have the ability to produce all drawings from rough sketches, notes and vendor drawings. The candidate should have strong mechanical reasoning skills, be able to work in design teams, be self-motivated to perform assigned tasks, and take initiative to learn new skills and work with layouts in a 3D environment. Further, the candidate should be able to learn new software packages efficiently and retain and apply on the job training. Because the candidate will be expected to deal with clients, he or she must have a strong command of the English language and possess good written and oral communications skills. The Facilities Division of POWER engineers is a full-service consulting engineering firm that specializes and is a leader in the Food & Beverage, Federal, and Industrial facility design sectors.


  • Design packaging systems based on rough sketches, minimal input, and personal experience

  • Coordinate and clarify specifications, codes, regulations, or other detailed design requirements into designs

  • Implement POWER and Client CAD project standards efficiently

  • Create team work plans as necessary to meet project requirements, able to delegate or monitor the work, budget, and schedule

  • Provide leadership experience for drafters and other designers

  • Provide high quality work completed to POWER standards and promote those standards to others

  • Participate in site visits for data acquisition, meetings, and installation support, support vendor FATs or reviews as needed

  • Able to maintain and develop relationships with both existing and potential clients

  • Must be adaptable, able to problem solve under pressure, and able to learn and apply new technologies with minimal support

Required Education/Experience

  • Technical Design degree or equivalent experience

  • 3-10+ years of current AutoCAD 2D/3D (AutoCAD 2014 or newer for the latest years) relevant work experience

  • 3+ years Designer experience in design and layout of Food or Beverage (prefer packaging) systems to customer standards

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficient with Microsoft office tools

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship

  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional engineering and design teams

  • Ability to travel 10-30% within the United States

Desired Education/Experience

  • Candidate is interested in consulting engineering, packaging, and Food & Beverage systems design

  • 3D Modeling capabilities in AutoCAD or Revit and Navisworks

  • 5-10+ years 3D CAD design experience

  • Minimum GPA of 3.2

  • Manufacturing or equipment design experience a plus

  • Attention to detail and time management skills are essential for successful completion of tasks

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.