Engineer, Mohawk Resources, Amsterdam, NY

Posted: 07/20/18 | SHARE:


Mohawk is seeking an Engineer to drive and support engineering initiatives at the world’s premier vehicle lift manufacturer – Mohawk Resources Ltd.

The Engineer will have a broad organizational purview (working with the Lead Engineer, Marketing, Sales & Business Development, etc.) to identify, research, and execute new product introductions, and to innovate across Mohawk’s multiple product categories.  The Engineer will play a key role in development and execution of Mohawk’s product strategy, with the opportunity to bring products and concepts from ideation to production on the factory floor.

If you’re ready to bring new products to market…if you’re eager to see your concepts manufactured on the production line…if you’re excited to contribute to and execute the engineering & product strategy for a U.S. made, medium-sized business that is known globally as the best, we look forward to your call. 1-800-833-2006


About Mohawk:

Mohawk is a leading manufacturer of hydraulic vehicle lifts and the sales leader in the government sector.  Mohawk lifts are proudly designed, welded, and manufactured in the U.S.A.  Since 1981 we have manufactured the highest quality lifts in the business—lifts backed by an industry leading 25 year warranty...because we stand by our product.


Mohawk Resources provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes: Vacation Time, Personal Time, Health and Dental benefits, 401k, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability benefits.


Job Specifics:

The Engineer supports the Engineering Manager to provide engineering services to various departments of the company.  This role receives direction from the lead Engineer to perform mechanical designs of Mohawks products, enhance and revise product designs, develop product documentation and technical specifications, test products, and support organizational compliance with testing and certifying organizations. The Engineer is a CAD drafter, familiar with FEA structural simulation and analysis as well as operations in the Autodesk Innovator suite. Additionally, the Engineer provides Mohawk with expertise in controls, PLC programming, and automation.



  • FEA structural simulation
  • PLC programming and automation
  • CAD Drafter
  • Conceptualizes, conceives, plans design and model building, computer simulation, testing, costing, and customer acceptance activity with each task objective.
  • Coordinates material cost optimization work between Engineering and Production.
  • MRP (BOM) data entry and drawing revisions
  • Back-up Engineering Manager for various duties and other departments as needed


Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications:

Education and Experience

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Must possess at least two (2) years of mechanical design and drafting. CAD (Inventor) experience preferred. The ideal candidate will have in depth knowledge of control design and familiarity with PLC programming, and FEA structural simulation.


Knowledge and Skills

Must understand CAD drawings, bill of materials, and AutoDesk Inventor suite. Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and interact with customers via phone and in-person. Works well intra-departmentally and inter-departmentally. Must be driven and goal oriented and willing to take on new challenges and see them through. Must be able to demonstrate meeting goals and expectations.  Must be proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, 3D CAD, and Outlook) and software applications including FEA structural analysis. Must have a good mechanical aptitude. Must be able to handle multiple projects at any given time. Controls, PLC, Automation experience desired.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

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