G.W. Becker, Inc. (GWBI) is looking for a Mechanical Engineer who will be responsible for designing and specifying mechanical components related to electric overhead traveling cranes and hoists.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design & specification of mechanical components related to electric overhead traveling cranes and hoists
  • Mechanical calculations in accordance with GWBI Design Standards
  • Generate layouts to determine configuration, components & to ensure compliance with all applicable design & safety standards
  • Create approval drawings, detailed fabrication drawings using AutoCAD and SolidWorks
  • Create bills of material and maintenance manuals
  • Manage projects from start to completion
  • Interaction with customers
  • Assist sales with equipment specification and sizing
  • Equipment troubleshooting
  • Manufacturing support
  • Occasional site visits to perform data collections or inspections
  • Knowledge of CMAA, AISC, AIST and AWS


  • Familiarity with engineering bill of materials
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented personality, and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks
  • Knowledge of various design calculations: gear design, finite element analysis, statistics and strength of materials
  • Knowledge of material properties


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from an accredited university
  • Successful completion of the FE exam, ability to achieve PE license preferred 
  • 5-7 years of mechanical engineering experience required 
  • Basic PC proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite