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Mechanical Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineer

    GEOKON, INCORPORATED, The World Leader in Vibrating Wire Technology®, is a manufacturer of sensors and instrumentation used in civil, mining and structural engineering projects throughout the world.

    We are currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our growing Engineering team. This is an exciting opportunity to showcase your design engineering skills, helping to deliver the next generation of GEOKON geotechnical and structural instrumentation! In this key role, you’ll be at the forefront of the GEOKON product development pipeline, bringing innovative, robust product designs to market.

    The ideal candidate will have strong design engineering skills, a passion for innovation and new product development, and a willingness and ability to work as part of a team. This position requires a core understanding of mechanical engineering principles and processes to succeed. Prior geotechnical experience is not required. However, applicants should have a strong understanding of industrial product development and working within a manufacturing organization.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • All aspects of mechanical product design, working both independently and as part of a team, to meet specifications for the development of new and custom geotechnical products
    • Specific responsibilities include detailed product design, modeling, analysis, testing, validation, materials selection, manufacturing readiness, documentation, and product reliability
    • Technology development, including investigating new technologies, benchmarking and evaluating competitive product lines
    • Willingness to travel, if necessary


    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree with minimum 2 years of relevant engineering experience
    • High proficiency/experience using CAD/CAM software: SolidWorks (preferred) or similar software
    • Self-motivated, diligent and enthusiastic with a professional approach to your work and colleagues
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work within cross-functional teams

    Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, including experience supporting electromechanical assembly
    • GD&T
    • Statistical Analysis
    • DFM/DFMA
    • dFMEA
    • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
    • VE/VA (Value Engineering/Value Analysis)
    • Structured Problem Solving

    This opportunity is located in Lebanon, NH, near Dartmouth College, and resides within the scenic Upper Valley region of New Hampshire, which offers a wide-range of year-round recreational and cultural opportunities.

    GEOKON is an outstanding company offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits including Medical/Dental, Life/Disability Insurance and 401(k).

    Please or send (no phone calls please) your résumé, with salary history, to:

    Manager, Human Resources


    48 Spencer Street

    Lebanon, NH 03766

  • GEOKON, INCORPORATED is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 603-448-1562 ext. 1013 for assistance. US citizen or authorization to work in the US is required.