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Power Engineers Mechanical Designer in Boise, Idaho

Mechanical Designer



Department:Facilities Mechanical Group


Mechanical Designer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

Do you desire to have excellent opportunity to showcase and expand your skills in design and leadership and to become a recognized leader in the industry? If you do, POWER Engineers has a career path for you. We are looking for the right person to fill our current Mechanical Designer opening in Boise, Idaho. This will continue our 20 year growth in the industry.

Your career at POWER will provide you an opportunity to work on building systems and continuous processing systems in the Food & Beverage, Industrial and Healthcare Industry. You will utilize your expertise to help companies ranging from small startup firms to large multinational firms. You will have the opportunity to work on all phases of a project, from the initial concept through the installation and commissioning of new lines, along with upgrades to existing production lines. Your unique skills will help our clients change and adapt their facilities and systems to meet the dynamic changes in their markets.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.

Overall Tasks:

Design process and mechanical systems including:

  • Designs process and mechanical systems based on rough sketches, minimal input and personal experience

  • Researches information on layouts by utilizing design specific reference materials

  • Recognizes design gaps and provides excellent quality solutions for these gaps

  • Recognizes the technical needs of a project and act on those as needed

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

  • Implement POWER and Client CADD project standards efficiently for each project that is assigned

  • Using REVIT, Plant 3D, Microstation as well AutoCAD P&ID


  • Develop a work plan to meet project requirements and communicate plan effectively to others

  • Delegates and monitors work, budget and schedules to others

  • Mentors drafters and entry-level designers

  • Promotes and educates other designers and drafters on POWER’s standard drafting manual

  • Provide high quality work that is completed to POWER Standards

  • Provides CADD project coordination

Customer & Vendor Site visits:

  • Customer site visits for data acquisition if required

Required Education/Experience

  • Appropriate CAD degree, or Engineering degree

  • 4+ years of current AutoCAD 2D experience

  • 2+ years of current AutoCAD 3D experience AutoCAD 2014 or newer, AutoCAD Inventor, AutoCAD Plant 3D suite

  • 4+ years of experience in design and layout of Food and Beverage processing and mechanical systems

  • Proficient with Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word)

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

  • Ability to travel if required

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Be available to work overtime as required

Desired Education/Experience

  • 3D Modeling capabilities utilizing AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit or BIM

  • Detail oriented in all work and focused on quality and accuracy

  • Excellent follow through and coordination skills

  • Effective in prioritizing and setting deadlines while meeting budgets

  • Ability to recognize the needs of clients, respond accordingly

  • 2+ years of utilizing industry CAD standards for layouts, PFD’s and P&ID’s

  • Working knowledge of the latest scanning hardware and software with experience integrating them into construction documents and CAD Models

    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.