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Aerotek Mechanical Design Engineer in Peoria, Illinois


The main function of a mechanical engineer is to research and investigate the design, functionality and maintenance of mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes. A typical mechanical engineer has the ability to make engineering drawings, and read and interpret blueprints.

Job Responsibilities: Research, design, develop, manufacture, and test tools, engines, machines and other mechanical devices. Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals to determine time and cost feasibility to complete projects. Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and make recommendations to the maintenance crew.

Oversee installation, operation, maintenance and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications. Implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information.

Skills: Creativity, verbal and written communication skills, analytical and problem-solving ability. Team player and detail-oriented. Displays attributes of a critical thinker and leverages innovative ideas. Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.

Advanced ability to make sketches, engineering drawings and common computations. Advanced ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports. Previous experience with computer applications and software related to the engineering field, such as Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Top Skills Details:

Mechanical Design

  • Engines

  • Drivetrain

  • Transmission

  • bearings

  • 3D Modeling Software

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.