Mechanical Design Engineer

General Information

United States of America
New York
Painted Post
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Industrial Applications
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
Mid-level Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day


Siemens Energy Services is providing world class aftermarket solutions for Reciprocating Compressors and Integral Gas Engines (RCE).

RCE has an exciting opportunity to join our Painted Post team as a Mechanical Product Design Engineer in the Services Product Engineering department.  The successful candidate will work within a diverse team on a variety of projects.

The Painted Post services engineering team is developing and executing parts orders and modernization and upgrade projects for reciprocating compressors. Our reciprocating compressors are operated worldwide in for example in refineries and Gas transportation. We are providing solutions to update legacy designs to improve reliability and optimize compressor runtime between maintenance.  Painted Post operations has invested in state-of-the-art CNC machining centers for component manufacturing to ensure high quality and low manufacturing costs.  In addition, we are developing solutions to combust and compress hydrogen in our gas engines and reciprocating compressors.


How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Responsible for the engineering and technical authority of the reciprocating compressor product line.
  • Support the legacy Clark, Worthington, and Ingersoll Rand reciprocating compressor product lines with respect to engineering support and product design
  • Check drawings/documents for accuracy and compliance with standard drafting/engineering practices and procedures.
  • Perform calculations and select materials for components to ensure mechanical integrity and performance requirements meet client expectations.
  • Responsible to update product designs to current engineering, manufacturing, and assembly standards to optimize cost and lead-time.
  • Reviews orders and quotations to verify compliance from a technical, safety and regulatory viewpoint and ensures all requirements are met.
  • Drive and participate in standardization program for cost reduction and product simplification to ensure engineering is of the highest quality, and at minimum cost.
  • Ensure that standards of quality, cost, safety, reliability, timeliness, and performance are met in for client contracts
  • Engage in research and development activities to improve the organization's products and services
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing, supply chain, suppliers, and customer technical support department
  • Representing Siemens Energy in front of customers and conferences.
  • Travel to visit clients and suppliers as required.

What You Bring 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (B.S) in mechanical engineering
  • 1+ years of engineering experience is required. Those with more experience may be considered for a higher level.
  • Knowledge of reciprocating gas compressors or previous work in the oil and gas industry preferred
  • Must possess a high level of problem-solving skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; organizational and prioritizing skills; ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook), Globus, SAP, and CAD programs.
  • Willing to travel up to 15% of the time (Both Domestic and Internationally)
  • 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.
  • 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.


About the Team

In our Business Unit Industrial Applications, we offer comprehensive digital portfolio solutions in the oil and gas sector and other process industries comprising rotating equipment, electrification, and solutions for Subsea business.


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  • 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

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