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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer at AMOT

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

AMOT, founded in 1948, is a leading global manufacturer of control, safety and hazardous area solutions for engines, compressors, turbines and other rotating equipment in the oil and gas, marine, power generation and transportation industries. Our product families include valves, electric and pneumatic instrumentation, control and condition monitoring systems and hazardous area safety products.

We are seeking an experienced Design Engineer to join our engineering team to support project-engineering activities through valve design configuration, testing, and troubleshooting; and provide support and development of prototypes for research and development.


  • Design, develop, and test products to meet customer requirements.

  • Generate and review production drawings for newly developed products.

  • Perform product support functions for both internal and external customers.

  • Plan and track product development efforts.

  • Maintain client communications and update technical documents.

  • Provide additional support for design drawings as needed.

  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures.

  • Respond to change productively and handle other duties as required.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education:

    • B.S. in Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering from a four-year college or university, Masters Degree is a plus

    • 7+ years of product design experience

  • Required Knowledge and Skills: 

    • Skilled with 3D CAD, Finite Element Analysis, and Fluid Dynamics modeling

    • Good verbal and written communication skills

    • Working knowledge of database, internet, spreadsheet, and word processing software

    • Functions effectively in a team environment

  • Desired Knowledge and Skills:

    • 2+ years experience in Valve Design

    • Excellent corrosion management skills

    • Knowledge of internal combustion engine operating criteria

    • Excellent thermodynamics skills

    • Pneumatic, Hydraulic, and electronic valve actuation design

    • DFMEA and PPAP



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to communicate technical issues both verbally and in writing.


Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlations techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


Ability to apply principles of logical and scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.


  • Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to manipulate computer input devices, finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must have sufficient mobility to enable travel to industrial sites, offices, and facilities.

  • Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate, typical of an office environment.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability