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Nomad Global Communication Solutions Mechanical Design Engineer - Columbia Falls in Columbia Falls, Montana


Position: Mechanical Design Engineer

Division: Operations

Department: Engineering

Schedule: Full-Time - Exempt

Reports To: Mechanical Design Engineering Manager

Overview: Nomad Global Communications Solutions is a leading provider of communication and response products serving a wide variety of customers. Our purpose is to be the solution when every second matters. We seek a candidate that is self-inspired to learn and demonstrates a high degree of customer service while positively contributing to our team.

The Mechanical Design Engineer’s (MDE) work is a critical stage in the Engineering process, being responsible for taking designs from concept through production by creating parts and assemblies and compiling them into complete Production-ready 3D models and 2D drawings. Accuracy and completeness must be maintained through all levels of design in order to provide complete part and assembly Bill of Materials (BOMs) for Purchasing and 2D drawings for the Production teams. All steps within the MDE’s construction must meet or exceed Nomad Global Communication Solutions’ standards of excellence.

Essential Functions/Responsibility:

  • Create complete 3D models of each project, including top levels assemblies, sub-assemblies, and parts as needed, which require:

  • All assigned properties for use within analyses.

  • Complete and accurate BOMs.

  • Accurate and manufacturing-ready drawings, and design with optimized cost, strength and manufacturability.

  • Communication with Electrical Engineers (EEs) to identify and resolve differences between electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, and client requirements.

  • Use FEA to analyze parts, perform stress calculations, create tests to verify results, document analysis, and change parts as needed to optimize the design.

  • Research, read, and understand outside standards such as MI, RVIA code, SAE, etc.

  • Create, implement, supervise, and document tests verifying designs meet customer requirements.

  • Complete all analyses, documentation, and drawings required for Production within established time frames as agreed upon by the Operations Team.

  • Be responsible for ensuring that the correct documents are available to the correct teams in the company.

  • Communicate with other Engineers, Project Management, and Production Leads to identify and implement improvement opportunities at the project level, as well as a company level.

  • Communicate with vendors and clients to troubleshoot designs, get information on new designs, and obtain specifications/drawings/models of components.

  • Analyze proposed Change Orders and communicate their assessment of the proposed Change Orders:

  • Affect upon the project’s original design parameters.

  • Affect upon the project’s timeline and budget.

  • Estimated engineering time for completion of the change.

  • Feasibility given the project’s parameters as well as other project demands upon Engineering.

  • Propagate any downstream revisions to analyses, documentation, and drawings in a timely manner.

  • Assist Sales and Marketing by creating 3D models and 2D drawings that can be used in proposals to customers.

  • Utilize nesting software to create nest files for cutting parts on the CNC router.

  • Track and record work hours for each specific project daily.

  • Be willing to travel as needed by Management.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by Management.

    Basic Knowledge Desired:

  • Understand the significance of Nomad’s Core Values and display a demonstrated willingness to apply them.

  • Be knowledgeable of the practical application of engineering science and technology, including applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

  • Be knowledgeable about Computer Aided Design (CAD); SolidWorks preferred.

  • Be knowledgeable of raw material, production processes (welding, machining, grinding/cutting), quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • Be knowledgeable of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, electromagnetic, atomic and sub-atomic structures and processes.

  • Be comfortable and knowledgeable using Microsoft Office.

    Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and arms to finger, handle, feel, reach, or operate objects, tools, or controls.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, and is occasionally required to sit.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to distinguish individual colors.

    Working Environment:

  • The work environment is a partially environmentally controlled indoor environment. Depending upon the time of year, temperatures can fluctuate between 60F and 100F but is typically around 70F. There are times when working outside will be required.

  • The employee may be subjected to noise levels, ranging from low volume to loud and will be required to wear provided safety hearing devices from time to time, which will be provided.

  • The employee will be exposed to a variety of household/commercial chemicals that will require the employee to follow company rules/regulations outlined by that SDS.

  • All Team Members must wear provided OSHA approved eye protection at all times in manufacturing areas. The employee will be required to wear provided safety eyewear throughout the performance of their duties.

  • The employee is always expected to maintain a professional image and demeanor on company property or while representing the company off-site.

    Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program.

  • Must have a minimum 2 years of verifiable work history as a Mechanical Design Engineer in a manufacturing environment.

  • Must have experience with SolidWorks modeling, drawings, and file management.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed may be substituted for the above requirements.

    Nomad GCS is an equal opportunity employer, (EOE,) and voluntarily follows affirmative action guidelines. As an equal opportunity employer, Nomad GCS does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable state and local laws.


51-Mechanical Design Engineering

Employment Type


Minimum Experience



$75K - $95K