Website Phillips Tank & Structure

Entry Level Engineer (Designer 1) Job Highlights

Title Entry Level Engineer – Designer 1
Type Full Time
Experience 2+ Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Braddock, PA, United States
Company Phillips Tank & Structure

Company Profile

Phillips Tank & Structure (PTS) specializes in providing the design, fabrication, and construction of above-ground storage tanks and other related steel and aluminum structures. The company has decades of experience in estimating, planning, and executing projects involving the construction and repair of tanks meeting the requirements of API 650, API 653, AWWA D100, and API 12D tank specifications.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting an Entry-Level Engineer (Designer 1) to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering from a college or university

Work Experience

  • Possess 2+ years of experience or equivalent training using SolidWorks or other 3D drafting software (a plus)


  • Assist in the procurement of material and fabricated assemblies for delivery. Coordinate with suppliers to properly communicate the necessary requirements.
  • Create fabrication drawings that can be used for multiple purposes to promote automation in both purchasing and fabrication of design assemblies. These drawing packages will also be used by field construction staff to erect or repair tanks and associated equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Lead Designers and PTS Management.
  • Perform structural design calculations for steel structures using Mathcad and other tools developed by PTS.
  • Refine and develop custom-built SolidWorks Design tables and other tools
  • Use proper industry codes (API 650, API 620, AWWA D100, and others), customer specifications, and company standards in the generation of design drawing packages.
  • Visit project sites to measure existing conditions to support design duties. These visits may involve climbing ladders and carrying measuring instruments.


  • Excellent math skills in Algebra, Trigonometry, and Geometry
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Skilled in the use of MS Excel, Word, and other productivity software
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written
  • Use of Mathcad or other Engineering Calculation programs a plus


  • Competitive pay
  • Fringe benefits Including 401K with employer match
  • Medical, dental, and vision Benefits
  • Opportunities for rapid advancement
  • Two weeks (80 hours) of paid vacation per year

Employer’s Statement

Phillips Tank & Structure (PTS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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