Application and or Mechanical Engineer
Ohio Transmission Corporation
Burnsville, MN

About $72,000 - $93,000 a year

Application/ Mechanical Engineer
Burnsville, MN 55337

Will consider applicants to work remote out of Corporate Offices in Columbus, OH 43219

As part of our mission and core values, we work to achieve our mission, honor our values and follow our guiding principles every day by following a process and mindset we call COMMIT. Through COMMIT, we build loyalty and create a shared vision of success with customers, suppliers and co-workers. Ohio Transmission Corporation is one of the largest industrial distributors and service providers in the United States with a team of experts that prides itself on offering technical expertise and solutions across our broad product portfolio for industrial automation, electrical, fluid power, mechanical power transmissions, air compression, pumping systems, industrial finishes and fluid handling. We have over 40 locations across 18 states.

We began in 1963 as a small Columbus, Ohio-based industrial distributor of mechanical power transmission equipment and pumps. From the very beginning, our company leaders stressed the importance of hiring and developing great people, treating them right and coupling their talents with a wide range of products from top vendors to provide customers with the best quality products and technical application expertise and services at the lowest possible costs.

We have always believed that professional management and state-of-the-art operating and logistics systems are important to the success of the people we work with. While our product lines have expanded significantly over the years, our commitment to integrity and fairness in all transactions with customers, suppliers and associates has remained constant and allowed us to grow rapidly.

We are among the largest industrial distributors in the United States, and we are planning for continued growth. Our size and strength gives us the resources to drive continuous improvement and lower costs. Our greatest strength is in the local decision-making of our people who have the flexibility to respond quickly to your needs. In every business transaction, our goal is to save our customers and partners time, money and resources through our unique combination of individual talent, excellent products and corporate strength.

The Applications and or Mechanical Engineer will collaborate with the sales team and customers to understand end user requirements, select equipment and design systems appropriate for the application, and manage projects throughout the project life cycle.


Essential Functions
  • Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Review customer technical specifications.
Selection of pump, valves and control equipment.
Preparation of proposals.
Troubleshoot technical problems and provide recommendations for customers.
Present clear verbal and written technical explanations to customers.
Make necessary engineering calculations to support product selection/recommendation.
Ensure projects are completed on-time and within budget.
Create submittal documents by transferring design drawings onto project title blocks.
Use customer FTP project website to upload submittal documents and download returned documents.


Knowledge of:
Design, materials, and operational requirements of rotating equipment (pumps, seals, and valves) highly desired.
Fluid dynamics.
Principles and practices of engineering.
Terminology, methods, practices and techniques used in mechanical engineering and manufacturing.

Ability to:
Problem-solve and work constructively with customers and co-workers.
Interpret engineering drawings.
Resolve system design issues.
Ability to take initiative, think creatively and work independently.
Exercise professional engineering judgment to achieve results consistent with objectives.

Experience and Education:
B.S. Engineering or Industrial equivalent degree.
Familiarity with CAD software a plus (AutoCAD Autodesk)
Ohio Transmission Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Our benefits program includes medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan – Additionally, we offer paid time off, short-and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Healthy Living Programs.