Entry Level Engineer - Designer 1

Phillips Tank & Structure (PTS) is a growing, team-oriented company led by individuals with decades of experience in the field of construction, repair, and maintenance of field-welded, above-ground steel tanks. Our contracts include projects in petroleum, power, water, and renewable fuels markets. Based in Braddock, PA, PTS has active projects throughout the United States and internationally. PTS utilizes SolidWorks to produce designs and fabrication details for our steel structures. Our capabilities to automate the design and detailing of semi-custom unique structures are unmatched in the industry. We are currently looking for an entry-level Engineer that we may develop in our systems and approach.

Duties Include:

  • Perform structural design calculations for steel structures using Mathcad & other tools developed by PTS.

  • Create fabrication drawings that can be used for multiple purposes to promote automation in both purchasing and fabrication of design assemblies. These drawing packages will also be used by field construction staff to erect or repair tanks and associated equipment.

  • Assist in the procurement of material and fabricated assemblies for delivery. Coordinate with suppliers to properly communicate the necessary requirements.

  • Use proper industry codes (API 650, API 620, AWWA D100, and others), customer specifications, and company standards in the generation of design drawing packages.

  • Visit project sites to measure existing conditions to support design duties. These visits may involve climbing ladders and carrying measuring instruments.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Lead Designers and PTS Management.

  • Refine and develop custom-built SolidWorks Design tables & other tools

Applicant Requirements:

  • Excellent math skills in Algebra, Trigonometry, and Geometry

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering.

  • 2+ years of experience or equivalent training using SolidWorks or other 3D drafting software is a plus.

  • Skilled in the use of MS Excel, Word, and other productivity software.

  • Use of Mathcad or other Engineering Calculation programs a plus.

  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written.

Salary commensurate with experience. PTS offers excellent benefits, including 401K, health coverage, paid vacation, and holidays. There is no relocation offered for this position. PTS is an EOE.

Please submit a resume with a cover letter detailing salary requirements.