Associate Design Engineer
Greenbrier Leasing Company LLC
Portland, OR
General Position Summary
Plan, organize and perform engineering assignments including the design of rail cars, parts, and components or assigned phases or major projects as well as special projects.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Trained in accordance with job responsibilities and applicable specifications
  • Prepare working plans, detailed drawings and complete mechanical 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 computations, prepare specifications and make adjustments in drawings or specifications
  • Prepare estimates, reports and stress analysis and other technical calculations as required
  • Review product design plans to ensure accuracy of plans and compliance to design specifications
  • Performs technical calculations, select and specify tolerances, materials, 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 designs or revise designs
  • Utilize part numbering and drawing numbering system and prepare material list
  • Other duties as required
Specific Job Skills
  • CAD drafting and design, time management, and accuracy skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of rail car systems, components, steel structure and steel fabrication
  • Ability to create designs that are functional, durable and cost efficient
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
Required Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or similar engineering degree
  • Engineering work experience desirable, but not required