SolidWorks Designer in Decatur, GA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Decatur, GA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $30.29 - $31.25/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt has been a leader in the Staffing Industry for 60 years and currently has more than 100 branches nationwide to serve both our clients' and candidates' needs. We connect professionals with leading employers in the area. Whether you are looking for a contract/temporary position, or a direct hire, we are here to serve you. Find out more about us by visiting

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accurately follow specifications outlined in proposed projects to ensure that the overall production goal is achieved in the end
  • Be present for consultation with clients for an in-depth discussion of what the job at hand involves
  • Create new designs and forward them to the project manager or manufacturer for evaluation. In doing this, he/she will stick to the acceptable standards of engineering designs
  • Participates in a team environment on assigned projects executing process engineering deliverables
  • Participates in the development of projects from conception through detailed design, including, in some cases, commissioning and startup assistance in the field
  • Participates in design efforts including establishing process design basis, development of process options, and optimization of selected designs
  • May assist to complete Material and Energy Balances of processes and unit operations
  • Completes design calculations such as; pump hydraulics, line sizing, heat duty, and relief devices
  • Aids in the development of Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs) and Piping and Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs) including instrumentation and control considerations
  • Supports the development of General Arrangement Layout drawings
  • Effectively communicates with the project team and the client
  • Consider the safety of clients, manufacturers and workers by taking safety precautions and avoiding ideas that could endanger lives
  • Ensure that all designs are not complicated but easy to understand by clients, manufacturers and installers for easy interpretation even in their absence
  • Monitor the step by step progress of the project and make a detailed report of observation which will be submitted to the project supervisor to determine if the project conforms to the initial design provided
  • Evaluate designs to spot loopholes, and fine-tune them to enhance their final outlook.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills and abilities)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering required.
  • 2 years relevant experience in plant design/maintenance experience in Wood Products, Pulp & Paper or other Steam/Thermal Oil Using Industries with a focus on one or more of the following:
    • Plant and Process Level Heat & Material Balances
    • Major Plant Process Equipment Design, Specification & Operation
    • Major Plant Emissions Equipment Design, Specification & Operation
    • Major Plant Equipment Installation and Commissioning
  • Thermodynamic Modeling Experience
  • Ability to engage in multiple tasks at a time without losing concentration
  • Good temperament to deal with people in all situations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with clients, manufacturers and workers
  • Ability to maintain focus in the midst of distractions that could arise during productions
  • Must be able to follow instructions to the minutest detail to ensure accuracy.
  • Ability to generate and present engineering review presentations to both small and large group
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office. (SolidWorks or AutoCAD software experience preferable)
  • Efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals.
  • Possess excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Should be familiar with and have performed training in client’s plant safety programs.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to work effectively with co-workers, subordinates and supervisors and customers.