The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Associate Equipment Designer in Portland, Oregon
Summary: Perform engineering assignments including the design of rail car parts, components or assigned phases of projects consistent with business operations.
Responsibilities * Prepare working plans, detailed drawings and layouts of components and assemblies such as schematics, interconnect lists and parts breakdowns from notes, verbal instructions and rough or detailed sketches. * Make routine engineering adjustments in drawings or in specifications. Prepare estimates, technical calculations as required. * Review product design plans to ensure accuracy and compliance to design specifications. * Design freight car airbrake and handbrake systems. Create drawings and bills of material for new brake systems. Oversee construction and brake shoe dynamometer force tests and curving clearance tests. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment. * Evaluate test results. * Perform calculations, select and specify tolerances, materials, and components, etc. as required in the product design. Generate design modifications as indicated by test, usage, client needs and vendor modifications. * Use CAD equipment and software to develop or revise designs. * Utilize part numbering and drawing numbering system and prepare material list. * Designs are functional, durable and cost efficient. * Bill of Material accurate and timely. * Drawings are accurate and timely. * Other duties as required.
Required Experience/ and or Education * Associate of Science Degree * Must be able to execute special assignments with only general supervision * CAD drafting a plus * Knowledge and understanding of steel fabrication a plus
Company: Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC
Functional Group: Engineering