New Graduate – Mechanical Designer

Full-time Position, Available on: 2023-10-23

Hatch is currently seeking a Junior Mechanical Designer for our team located in Pittsburgh, PA.  As a Junior Mechanical Designer, you will be responsible for the production of mechanical and piping layouts, models and drawings in accordance with project requirements under the supervision of the Lead Mechanical Designer.

Key Responsibilities

Perform the design and drafting of mechanical and piping plant models using applicable standards, project technical specifications and enterprise or project procedures.
Development of 3D models in an integrated CAD environment
General Arrangement drawings of piping and plant layouts from the 3D model as required by the project.
Generate piping isometric drawings from the 3D model as required by the project.
Preparation of and updates to project deliverables including Process Flow Diagrams (PFD), Piping & Instrumentation Drawings (P&ID) and pipe isometric drawings
Provide material quantity take offs for estimating purposes or inclusion into bulk commodity purchases and installation contracts.

Education and Experience:

Working towards graduating in 2024 or recently graduated, with an Associate Degree in Computer Aided Design (specialization in mechanical and piping systems), Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree or equivalent degree from an accredited institution.

Competencies (knowledge, skill, attributes):

Proficient in the use of CAD Systems
Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges
Highly motivated, with a positive attitude and an ability to understand innovation
Adapts and embraces change
Good safety awareness
Potential for and willingness to travel

Requirements in general for all sectors:

To live our manifesto.  Our vision and values that set us apart from our competition, put our planet first, and make each day a step toward positive change. Hatch Manifesto
Perform assignments related to your sector.
Assist with preparation of detailed design for projects.
Support preparation of drawings from detailed notes and specifications
Coordination with other technicians/engineers on projects
Provide support to Senior Engineers and Designers as and when needed

What we offer

Stability and consistency – our role here at Hatch are long term full time.  We are not like other companies that hire for one project and do mass layoffs. You are joining the Hatch team and family to grow your career in a way that suites you best.
Our goal is to convert 100% of students/coops/interns to full time offers.
Expected growth at Hatch:
You will be able learn about the different sectors, processes, people and culture that drives our business.
You will learn from others- developing relationships with your managers, colleagues, etc.
We want to learn from you too!  Share your referrals for us to connect with and interview, let us know what you are reading/learning about, fill us in on your university events!  Help us both flex our growth mindsets!
Growth in our communities locally, but also thinking globally.
In 3 ways: Experiential, Exposure, and Education:
Experiential- 70% of learning is on the job, hands-on!
Exposure- 20% of learning- Talking with others, mentoring, professional development groups!
Education- Courses (online or in person)- often created by Hatch specific to your role!
Company gatherings, happy hours, social interaction to build strong work relationships.
Social Activities- After work events (Top Golf, Barcadia, Virtual escape room)
Regional networking
Young Professional Groups (YP)
Orientation- young professional presentations/panels to start your career at Hatch.
YP (Young professional) Presentations- what it’s like to work on site.
KEG sessions (Keep Education Going)
PDP (Professional Development Program)
Challenging career with countless opportunities
The opportunity to receive excellent mentorship from industry experts.
An exciting work environment involved in constantly evolving industry.
Ability to apply your skills to challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects, while working alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people.

Note: All applicants must submit a copy of transcript (official or unofficial) upon application.

TO APPLY – Please navigate to the Hatch career website by following this link:

Company: Hatch

1600 West Carson Street #1
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Contact: Catie Cohn
(412) 497-2033