Senior Hydraulics Design Engineer in East Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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Job Description

Design & Technical Services (DTS) is a Consulting and Technical services company providing a range of services to OEMs and their Tier 1 suppliers. Our services span the Product Lifecycle from design to ongoing support.  Our technical services include engineering, IT, Test, Technical Communications and ongoing product support.  

As a valued employee of DTS you will help shape a career path that can lead you to ever increasing technical skills and lead you into team leadership and project management opportunities.  Our project team members create lasting trust with our clients through their competence and integrity.  These efforts allow us to reach our goal of “Creating Clients for Life”

If you are interested in taking the next step toward a rewarding career, talk to us about how you can join and contribute to the unfolding success story of DTS.  

DTS has an opening for a Senior Hydraulics Design Engineer who will support our client in East Peoria, Illinois.  The successful incumbent will support several programs and bring a strong combination of powertrain experience, hydraulics design knowledge, and mechanical system design experience. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leveraging client design concepts, develop from scratch fluid systems design
  • Perform thermal analysis of hydraulics system to achieve efficiency, performance and cooling capacity requirements verifying system operation within client specifications
  • Update existing engine and transmission assembly package integrating upgraded emission reduction technologies
  • Update truck assembly design to refresh product with newly designed parts

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline
  • Working knowledge of high pressure hydraulic and pneumatic system design on mobile applications
  • Working knowledge of numerical methods of structural analysis and stress analysis preferred. Finite element analysis (FEA) experience is a plus.
  • 5-10 years of mechanical design experience using Creo
  • 4-5 years of hydraulic system design experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, or similar discipline
  • Ability to work with customers and users to gather and document system requirements
  • Knowledge of direct drive rail applications
  • Knowledge of large mining truck applications

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.