Layout/Checker Designer

About the Role

United States of America
New York
Transformation of Industry
Business Unit
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

How You’ll Make an Impact (Responsibilities of role)

The specific responsibilities assigned to the position (but not limited to) are:

• Work safely following all corporate / local procedures and timely completion of all required safety training

• Maintain accurate and organized engineering records

• Follow all processes and obtain necessary approvals where required

• Produce dimensionally correct layout drawings and 3dimensional models of parts & equipment, complete with overall dimensions, tolerances, fits, finishes, and material selections.

• Develop complete detailed lists requiring complex part selection and material lists.

• Produce list of new drawings required to develop proto-type and contract equipment.

• Utilize correct method of dimensioning in compliance with drafting standards.

• Design utilizing correct and economical method of manufacturing machined and fabricated parts.

• Utilize correct part numbers, rough numbers, welding methods to meet manufacturing requirements.

• Self-check for accuracy of all drawings, layouts and bills of material.

• Check vendor drawings as required.

• Check detail drawings as required to support on-time and financial commitments.

• Assist in training/guidance of less experienced Drafters. Explain changes and corrections on check prints to others.

• Assist Manufacturing, Purchasing, and P & IC personnel to interpret customer and manufacturing drawings and material lists.

• Evaluate and solve shop problems on deviations related to drawings when required and as assigned.

• Participate in development, implementation, maintenance, and continuous improvement of design tools, product improvements, and standards associated with design, manufacturing, testing, and repair of turbomachinery products

• Collaborate with the solution development team in the development of commercial offerings, as required

• Other miscellaneous duties to support the product lines success

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
• 2-year Associate Degree in drafting or equivalent degree
• 5-10 years of experience in design drafting (2D and 3D CAD)
• 5-years’ experience working with rotating machinery, e.g. centrifugal compressors, centrifugal pumps, axial compressors, hot gas expanders, auxiliary systems
• Proficiency with PLM (Team Center/Globus) and ERP system (SAP or Oracle).
• High attention to detail and big picture thinker
• Ability to work independently on complex designs
• Ability to work collaboratively and individually with the same enthusiasm and intensity.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills
• Possess and demonstrate a high degree of tact and professionalism; and be capable of interacting with Management, Peers, Subordinates, Shop Personnel, and Clients
• Good organizational and time management skills
• Solid computer literacy and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Power-Point), advanced knowledge of 2D/3D CAD, and experience with ERP systems (SAP and/or Oracle)
• Knowledge and understanding of Siemens-Energy / Dresser-Rand’s products and services
• Experience working for a major rotating equipment supplier, machinery reliability engineer, and/or EPC
• Experience with drafting automation.
• Experience with Lean Methodologies

 What You Bring   (Candidate Requirements)

·         As a federal contractor, Siemens Energy continues to monitor federal and state legal guidelines regarding the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Siemens Energy is pausing its mandatory vaccine policy while the issue is addressed by the courts. SEI will monitor the situation closely and may reimplement its policy if required to comply with federal law. Should the vaccine policy be reimplemented, this position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious accommodation.

  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers

Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Supportive work culture
  • Company paid Health and wellness benefits
  • Paid Time Off and paid holidays
  • 401K savings plan with company match
  • Family building benefits
  • Parental leave

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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