Engineer - Altec AIR NY

Location: Buffalo, New York
Opening ID: 31470
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Jun 3, 2024


Job Description

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Altec AIR is recruiting a design/applications engineer at our Lancaster, NY, facility, reporting to the Production Manager.

Altec AIR New York manufactures large desiccant dryers for a variety of applications, including oil and gas, industrial compressed air, and process control to name a few. We are a small and dynamic team located outside of Buffalo, NY, about a half hour drive from Niagara Falls.

Value Driven:  Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork


· Develop and maintain PLC programs for desiccant dryer products

· Work directly with customers and end users to design and document custom dryer options & configurations according to customer RFQ’s

· Develop and maintain designs and documentation for standard products and options

· Work with vendors to specify pneumatic system components, AC and DC electrical, heat transfer systems, piping and enclosures according to industry and product standards

· Create new items and Bills of Material in NAV/Business Central/Teamcenter

· Read and understand customer Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams

· Work directly with fabrication and assembly associates to support the production process

· Work directly with Technical Support and Account Management teams to resolve customer issues (may involve travel when necessary)

· Collaborate with the manufacturing team in support of the Altec Production System and Continuous Improvement initiatives

Experience and Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in an accredited engineering program, Mech/E-Mech/Ag/Aero preferred

· Minimum four-years experience in a relevant engineering role preferred

· Experience with PLC programming required (Connected Components Workbench and Studio 5000 preferred)

· Knowledge of product and industry standards: National Electric Code, NEMA, ASME Pressure Vessel & B31.3, UL 508 Electrical Panels, Hazardous Environments (Class 1 Div 1 & Div 2)

· Ability to work independently and work with remote customers and support teams

· Knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluids concepts is required

· Skilled with Solidworks, Inventor or equivalent solid modeling and 2D CAD software required

· Familiar with fluid power systems, with knowledge and understanding of pneumatics

· Familiarity with basics of psychrometrics (humidity and dewpoint of gases)

The job level may be adjusted at the time of hire should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced job in the career path.

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Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance


Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.




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