Mechanical Engineer

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PAL-CON, Ltd. repairs, services, refurbishes, manufactures, removes, and installs gas turbine regenerators for the natural gas and electric utility industries. Regenerators are built and installed for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another. The MECHANICAL ENGINEER will be required to perform a variety of duties from moderately difficult to complex to aid in the timely, efficient, and accurate engineering and design of products manufactured/fabricated to predetermined specifications as required to meet our clients’ needs. 

The MECHANICAL ENGINEER will be required to gain an understanding of the scope and requirements of a project. He/she may be required to use both manual drawing skills as well as computer-aided applications to design and produce drawings of fabricated metal components as well as revise existing drawings. The MECHANICAL ENGINEER may assist with or be responsible for the creation, review, and/or modification of designs, prints, and BOMs for projects. He/she may be required to interpret verbal instructions and translate them into a realistic drawing. He/she will have access to multi-dimensional printing capabilities. 

The MECHANICAL ENGINEER must be a quick learner, possess above average communication and interpersonal skill, be able to work independently, follow written and verbal instructions without deviation, be able to prioritize, be highly detail oriented, take and retain detailed notes and accurate records, be reliable and flexible, and be able to change his/her focus at a moment’s notice. He /she will be expected become familiar with the materials used and components manufactured at PAL-CON, Ltd. He/she must be able to work with all levels of personnel within PAL-CON, Ltd., its vendors, and its clients.

The MECHANICAL ENGINEER may be required to sit or stand for lengthy periods of time. He/she must be able to operate standard office equipment, be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and be proficient with Google email. He/she must have experience with AutoCAD; experience with Ansys and Solid Works will be a plus. The MECHANICAL ENGINEER’s dedication to the success of PAL-CON, Ltd. is necessary as is his/her ability to keep all matters relating to PAL-CON, Ltd. in strict confidence is mandatory.

Two years’ experience in a manufacturing setting is preferred; a college degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.  He/she must possess a valid state’s driver’s license and appropriate insurance. The MECHANICAL ENGINEER will report directly to the Engineering Manager, the Vice President Field Services, and the President of PAL-CON, Ltd. He/she will be required to follow the proper chain of command. 

This is an entry to mid-level position. The MECHANICAL ENGINEER’s rate of pay is negotiable based upon his/her experience. PAL-CON, Ltd. offers competitive wages and benefits. The standard work hours are 7:00 AM until 5:30 PM, Monday through Thursday; however, as production requirements change, this position’s hours may vary as well. This position is subject to a 90-day introductory period. 

Candidates are encouraged to apply in person at 12425 N US Highway 377, Stephenville, Texas, or online at A completed application is required for consideration.