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Jr Technical Applications Engineer

Wilmington, NC, US

Job ID: 40186 

Location: US-NC Wilmington HR 

Department:  Engineering 



Jr Technical Applications Engineer 


Terex Cranes, a portfolio business of the Terex Materials Processing segment, located in Wilmington, NC is seeking a Junior Technical Applications Engineer to support the Tower Crane products line.  This position is not remote and will report into the Wilmington site. The Junior Technical Applications Engineer will report to the Lead Design/ Project Engineer and will have responsibilities to include primary engineering/ applications support for Tower Cranes Americas and supporting the global legacy parts.

 Please note hours for this position will be 8am-5pm Monday thru Friday



  • Assist sales group with the selection of systems and configurations and layout drawings appropriate to customer requests.
  • Assist customers in evaluation of proper tower crane configurations, loading, climbing sequences, and corresponding loading thereof.
  • Analyze special installations not covered by Cranes documentation.
  • Provide customers with assessments, guidance, and repair procedures in cases of damage and/or non-standard circumstances.
  • Assist service group in evaluation and guidance on legacy tower, crawler, truck and mobile crane service issues and special applications.
  • Provide customers with ground pressures/outrigger reactions for legacy crawler, truck, and mobile cranes.
  • Generate lift ratings for standard and special legacy crawler, truck, and mobile crane applications.
  • Assist parts group in sourcing, pricing and evaluation of materials, components, and special assemblies for current and legacy machines.
  • Assist with data input into TMS and maintenance of and data entry into Teamcenter PLM system for current and legacy product.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in mechanical / Structural Engineering
  • Competent in the use of 2D CAD and 3D Solid Modelling software, ideally AutoCAD, Inventor and NX or similar
  • Working knowledge of mechanical& electrical systems
  • Working knowledge of weld procedures and materials selection
  • Ability to work independently and use available resources to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Experience in reading and understanding schematics and engineering drawings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, both in-person and over the phone
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality and discretion in business relationships
  • Accuracy, reliability, and flexibility.
  • Good communication skills and customer focused
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Results driven; action oriented
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationships with internal stake holders, customer, and fellow teammates at all levels
  • Availability to travel up to 50% (national & international)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in heavy machinery and/ or manufacturing
  • Experience working with an international multicultural business environment
  • Bilingual, fluent in the Italian language

•     Working knowledge of structural analysis with Finite Element Method (preferably Strauss)

  • Working knowledge of the primary standards for structural calculation (Eurocodes, AISC/ASCE, FEM)
  • Demonstrated success in problem solving, as well as process analysis


About Terex: Terex is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. Terex delivers lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining. Terex reports in Two business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; and Materials Processing.


It is the policy of Terex to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal and external candidates based on work-related factors and to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Terex will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

Location: US-NC Wilmington HR 

Department: Engineering 

Job ID: 40186 


Terex Overview:

At Terex, we fully embrace the increasingly diverse world around us and strive to create an empowering and welcoming workplace culture. We are a $4.0 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of materials processing and aerial work platform products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.   

While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community.  We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement.  It's an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector - come join us!


Additional Information:

We see inclusion as a key to our success and are committed to actively foster a culture where every team member feels valued, listened to, and appreciated. We are committed to being fair and impartial in our decisions, ensuring equity within our workplaceAs an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Recruiting department (person or department) at  


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: Wilmington