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New Graduate 2023 Ambler - Junior Rail Vehicle Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Nov 7, 2022

Location: Ambler, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 80123 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Ambler, PA, United States 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


**NO international sponsorship offered for this position


Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Junior Rail Vehicle Mechanical Engineer to join our Infrastructure Vehicle Mechanical Engineering group in our Ambler, PA office.


In this role, the ideal candidate is a mechanical engineer with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment. Candidates must have knowledge of core mechanical engineering concepts.  Some experience working in the rail industry is a bonus. An FE registration is desirable but not required.


As the successful candidate, you will: 

  • Participate in inspections of rail vehicle and infrastructure maintenance activities
  • Assist in the review design submittals, and the preparation of detailed descriptions of review findings
  • Participate in technical working sessions to address issues raised by clients
  • Inspect and review prototype and first article equipment and prepare detailed descriptions of review findings
  • Participate in quality assurance and manufacturing audits under the direction of senior staff
  • Prepare technical briefs, presentations and reports that identify work progress, defects/non-conformances, and areas of concern
  • Witness electro-mechanical equipment undergoing qualification testing, including shock and vibration, environmental, and functional testing
  • Assist with the conduct forensic investigation of failed components and equipment and reporting findings under the direction of senior staff
  • Develop technical specifications for mechanical equipment
  • Provide engineering support as required


You bring to the role: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering 
  • A minimum of 0-2 years of mechanical engineering experience
  • Basic knowledge of electro-mechanical and structural engineering
  • Familiarity with mechanical engineering (Kinematics and Dynamics; Materials, Pneumatics, Hydraulics and HVAC)
  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills, work well within a team, take direction from other senior staff members, be able to multi-task on a variety of work assignments, and meet deadlines.
  • Valid driver license (travel to various carhouses and infrastructure sites required)


The following skills/experience are a plus:


  • Experience with Autodesk and AutoCAD software
  • Basic programming skills
  • Experience of Finite Element (ANSYS or Equivalent) Software


Why join us? 

  • Develop innovation partnerships
  • Think locally, work globally
  • Engage with people who make a difference


What we offer you? 

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development


**NO international sponsorship offered for this position

 **An official or unofficial transcript MUST be uploaded to move to next steps.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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