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Design Engineer

Watertown, SD, US


Terex Utilities is a truck equipment final stage manufacturer of digger derricks, aerial devices and associated equipment for the utility industry, municipals, telecommunications, tree and electrical contractor markets.


This position is responsible for facilitating engineering principals and applications in manufacturing environment, maintaining and designing current products, and/or assisting with new product design.



  • Apply engineering design and fundamentals to newly established products or current products.
  • Assign and conduct drawing changes and updates based on engineering principals.
  • Create technical specifications based upon general instruction to support new and/or current products and to facilitate product assembly.
  • Complete Engineering Change Notice (ECN) for release to document control.
  • Complete controlling documentation as required signing off adhering to general engineering principals.
  • Review technical documentation for accuracy
  • Design parts and assemblies with little to no instruction to be reviewed by supervising engineer as designated.
  • Work with production team members to understand and resolve problems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from ABET accredited school.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Mechanical, Agricultural or Industrial Engineering
  • Able to read blue prints
  • Application of advance problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate and understand general instruction to achieved desired outcome
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledgeable in 3D design software. (SolidWorks )
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems and tools
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) software
  • Strong knowledge of electrical and hydraulic systems theory and design
  • Strong knowledge of welding process and welding application
  • Understanding of lean principals
  • Leader in problem solving, root cause analysis, and create solutions with little or no direction
  • Ability to offer solution to improve product or design
  • Basic understanding of Finite Engineering Analysis (FEA) and how it applies to design of weldments
  • Other Preferred skills include knowledge of controller application and workings, new product development design cycle, project management, training, internship experience


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.



Nearest Major Market: Sioux Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: South Dakota