American SpiralWeld Pipe Company, LLC
  • ECO - Engineering
  • Columbia, SC, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The Mechanical Systems Engineer applies mechanical engineering and organizational skills to design and implement projects involving facilities, testing, machines, equipment, or processes used in manufacturing piping products, including management of multiple projects concurrently by performing the duties outlined below. Supports manufacturing activities in processing materials or manufacturing products in an industrial large diameter spiral weld pipe and steel fabrication organization by performing the following duties personally or with manufacturing personnel in a combined team approach. As part of the Technical Systems group this position exists as support for all aspects of ASWP operations, including production and maintenance, both directly and indirectly, at all division facilities. Daily functions are principally focused on completion of Technical Systems projects, but will be redirected on demand as required to meet production needs.

  • Managing various aspects of multiple Technical Systems projects concurrently through implementation, including development, budgeting, scheduling, purchasing, as well as interfacing with ASWP employees.
  • Designing or facilitating designs for modification of existing equipment, tools or facilities as required to support manufacturing process requirements.
  • Manufacturing equipment, tools or facilities as required to support manufacturing process requirements, including complete O&M manuals.
  • Direct support of and/or participation in equipment and facilities related maintenance activities and production activities, as assigned.
  • Executing modification of existing equipment and facilities, as required, making it suitable for current manufacturing requirements.
  • Interfacing with vendors and outside contractors to develop project budgets, as well as directing and completing facilities and equipment construction, modification or repair.
  • Participating in developing and maintaining the division CAPEX program.
  • Reviewing product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine the applicability to the target manufacturing process.
  • Using computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to design equipment and facilities, and perform engineering tasks.
  • Analyzing product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
  • Analyzing engineering proposals, process requirements, and related technical data pertaining to industrial machinery and equipment design.
  • Providing technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations that affect long-range plant and product engineering planning.
  • Compiling and analyzing operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment.
  • Studying engineering and technical publications to keep abreast of technical changes and developments in industry.
  • Carrying out responsibilities and executing daily tasks in accordance with, and in support of the organization's policies, mission, vision, core values and applicable laws.
  • Performing other tasks as assigned by management.


  1. Must exhibit the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  2. Must exhibit the ability to write routine reports, equipment O&M instructions and general correspondence.
  3. Must exhibit the ability to speak effectively before vendors or employees of organization.
  4. Must exhibit the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  5. Must exhibit the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  6. Must exhibit the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  7. Must exhibit the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  8. Must exhibit functional knowledge of computer aided design (drafting) software (AutoCad and SolidWorks); and full knowledge of spreadsheet software (Excel), word processing software (Word), and presentation software (PowerPoint).


  1. Professional registration a plus.


  • The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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