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The JDI Group is continuously searching for bright, talented professionals to join our team. Besides being challenged intellectually by projects of various sizes and scopes, you will enjoy a benefits package that includes paid vacations and holidays, health insurance, a bonus program, 401(k) contributions, college tuition reimbursement, continuing education opportunities, and more.

JDI is a multi-disciplined office, and we thrive on reaching across departments and specialties to join forces. Breakout work areas located throughout the office facilitate teamwork and promote impromptu planning sessions.

We encourage team members to personalize individual workspaces with family photos, athletic team memorabilia, and special awards they have earned.

Our employees enjoy participating in group activities outside the office, from playing on the company golf league to chili cookoffs, that help build camaraderie.

Current Openings

JDI is currently seeking qualified applicants for the positions listed below. If you are interested in applying for one of these openings, please click on the job title for additional information.

Licensed Architect

The JDI Group is seeking resumes for a licensed architect.

Ideal candidates will have experience in industrial and commercial facilities. In addition to leading project architectural design from concept through construction documents, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating with engineering disciplines and the project manager, working directly with clients throughout the project, supervision of bid and permitting processes, and construction administration. Additional duties and responsibilities include analysis and documentation of building codes and other regulatory standards, preparing project specifications, and serving as a technical resource.

We are looking for candidates who with drive and initiative who share our passion for fostering the next generation of architects through mentorship, and can be flexible in a fast paced environment.

Applicants should have a basic understanding of Revit and AutoCAD, as well as strong organizational, technical, written and verbal communication skills. An appropriate bachelor’s or master’s degree is required, as well as professional registration. A current NCARB record is a plus.

Apply now.

Senior Architect

The JDI Group is seeking resumes from qualified applicants for the position of Senior Architect. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in industrial and commercial facilities. An appropriate bachelor’s or master’s degree is required and professional registration is preferred. In addition to leading project architectural design from concept through construction documents, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating with engineering disciplines and the project manager, working directly with clients throughout the project, supervision of bid and permitting processes, and construction administration. Additional duties and responsibilities include analysis and documentation of building codes and other regulatory standards, mentoring emerging professionals, preparing project specifications, and serving as a technical resource. Applicants should have a basic understanding of Revit and AutoCAD, as well as strong organizational, technical, written and verbal communication skills. Apply now.

Chemical Engineer

The JDI Group is in search of a Chemical Engineer to join our staff. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited university and 5+ years of petrochemical experience. Candidates with other degrees and appropriate experience will be considered. Experience in refining or chemical industries required. Professional registration, or tracking to professional registration desired. Experience with Aspen Icarus software a plus. Apply now.

Civil Designer

The JDI Group is seeking resumes from qualified applicants for the position of Civil Designer. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of three years’ experience in civil drafting and design. Candidates will assist the engineer with design and drafting of roadway plan and profiles, site planning, design of water lines, storm drainage, and sanitary sewers and participate in surveying services.

The position requires experience with AutoCAD; and Civil 3D. Apply now.

Civil Engineer

The JDI Group is seeking resumes from qualified applicants for the position of Civil Engineer. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a minimum of 5 years of experience. Candidates will be responsible for site planning, including the design of roadways, water lines, storm drainage, and sanitary sewers; direct or participate in survey services; estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, and labor to determine project feasibility; prepare construction documents for bidding and site plan approvals.

The position requires experience with AutoCAD; Civil 3D. Traffic engineering experience is a plus. Apply now.

Controls / Automation Engineer

The JDI Group is in search of a Controls/Automation Engineer to join our staff. The ideal candidate will have a BSEE or BSEET from an accredited university and five years’ experience in industrial automation and controls development and commissioning. Candidates with other degrees and appropriate experience will be considered. A track record of working with multiple platforms implemented in a variety of industries and environments is preferred. Experience with Rockwell Automation Logix hardware and software required, as is a knowledge of industrial communications networks and instrumentation. Apply now.

Electrical Engineer

The JDI Group is in search of Electrical Engineers to join our staff. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of experience and appropriate bachelor’s degree. Professional registration, or tracking to professional registration, is required. In addition to having experience in electrical power distribution, grounding, lighting, and ancillary systems design, the positions require familiarity with arc flash, short circuit and time current coordination studies. Candidates should also be familiar with construction cost estimates, proposal writing, and engineering estimating. Ability to interact with clients, and lead designers and drafters in the creation of construction documents are musts. Experience in chemical, refining or heavy industrial environments is a plus. Local travel only. Apply now.

Instrumentation Engineer

The JDI Group is in search of Instrumentation Engineers to join our staff. The ideal candidate has extensive experience with a wide variety of instrumentation in a variety of industries including refining and chemicals. Knowledge of instrumentation specification & integration as well as all of the associated documentation is necessary. A willingness to learn new technologies, tools, & platforms and effectively work in a collaborative environment are musts. Candidates will have a BSEE/BSEET; other degrees with appropriate experience will be considered. A minimum of 3 years of industrial instrumentation experience is preferred, and familiarity with Safety Instrumented Systems is desired. Apply now.

Mechanical Engineer

The JDI Group is seeking resumes for a qualified mechanical engineer.

Ideal candidates will have experience in heavy industrial, governmental, institutional and/or commercial projects. Other qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or similar engineering curriculum with an HVAC emphasis is required. Professional registration is a plus
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Building HVAC load and duct design experience required
  • Experience with hydronics and air side heating/cooling is preferred

In addition to preforming load analysis of various types of buildings, you will be responsible for coordinating design details with architectural and other facility engineering disciplines, visiting job sites to gather field data for retrofit projects, working directly with clients throughout the project, and producing drawings of approved designs for bid and permitting processes. Apply now.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

  • Responsible for estimating projects and developing proposals.
  • Mechanical project lead for projects.
  • Responsible for assisting with the design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical designs in the metals, petroleum, chemical, and glass industries.
  • Performs engineering design evaluations.
  • Pipe and vessel calculations
  • Pipe stress analysis
  • Pipe flow modeling
  • Assists in the creation of technical drawings and documents for clients.
  • Point of contact for client interface.
  • Reports to a department manager.

Potential Job Functions of Position

  • Equipment layout.
  • Petrochemical process piping design and layout.
  • Equipment design, specification, and selection.
  • Design and analysis of machine assemblies and parts.
  • Engineering budget and construction cost estimation.
  • Creation of equipment and piping specifications
  • Determine materials of construction for the various services

Candidate Requirements

  • BSME or BSMET required.
  • 8 to 20 years’ experience is required in the field or related area.
  • Professional licensing preferred
  • Familiar with:
    • ASME B31.3
    • ASME BPVC Section I and Section VIII
    • API 650

Software Knowledge Requirements

  • Pipe Stress Software
  • Piping Hydraulic Analysis software
  • Navis Works
  • MS Office

Apply now.

Process Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

  • Develops drawings based on direction from designated project leads. May work independent with occasional progress reviews.
    Requires an associate degree in a related field or equivalent design and drafting experience.
  • CAD experience is a must.
  • 2 to 6 years experience as a designer in related fields or equivalent.
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within related design fields.
  • Will rely on direction from a project lead and pre-established guidelines to perform project tasks.
  • Works under project lead’s supervision.
  • Is expected to exercise some independent judgment in the design process.
  • Reports to a supervisor or manager.

Potential Job Functions of Position

  • Develop Plans, Sections and Isometric Drawings
  • Create Bill of Materials for drawings
  • Develop piping model from P&IDs
  • Model equipment, piping, and components
  • Participate in review meetings with clients

Candidate Requirements

  • Must have prior experience working in Inventor or Solidworks software and/or Plant 3D.
  • Must have an associate degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent design and drafting experience in mechanical and/or piping field.
  • Should have 2 or more years’ experience as a designer in mechanical engineering or equivalent.
  • Should be able to develop drawings independently based on direction from the client and/or the designated project leads.
  • Must be able to interface with the client and take direction from the client and the project lead to perform project tasks.
  • Should be familiar with a variety of concepts, practices and procedures within mechanical and/or piping field.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Job will require on site visits to the customers for investigation.

Software Knowledge Requirements

  • AutoCAD Plant 3D experience (2D & 3D) strongly preferred. Solidworks or Autodesk Inventor experience preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new software (PIPE-FLO, CAESAR II, Inventor, ANSYS, PV-Elite) required. Apply now.

Structural Engineer - Entry Level

The JDI Group, an engineering and architectural firm located in Maumee, Ohio, is in search of bright, talented professionals to add to our staff! In addition to being challenged intellectually by projects of a variety of size and scope, our employees enjoy a full range of benefits, including paid vacations and holidays, health insurance, bonus program, 401K contributions, tuition reimbursement, and continuing education.

Currently, we are seeking resumes from qualified applicants for the position of entry-level Structural Engineer. Ideal candidates will have 0-3 years of experience in industrial and/or commercial facilities and enjoy working on projects with a team. Bachelor’s degree in Civil or similar engineering curriculum with an emphasis in structural analysis and design. EIT registration is a plus. Responsibilities include performing analysis of various types of structures, coordinating structural design details with facility and process engineering disciplines, visiting job sites to gather field data, producing drawings for bid and permitting processes and maintaining/enhancing a positive relationship with clients. Candidates with experience in Revit, AutoCAD or relevant design codes is a plus. Apply now.

Structural Engineer - 5+ Years Experience

The JDI Group is seeking resumes for a qualified Structural Engineer.

Ideal candidates will have experience in heavy industrial, governmental, institutional and/or commercial projects. Other qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or similar engineering curriculum with a structural emphasis is required. Professional registration is a plus.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Building design experience preferred
  • Experience with AutoCad, Revit, and finite element analysis software is required

In addition to performing structural analysis of various types of building systems, you will be responsible for coordinating structural design details with architectural and other facility and process engineering disciplines, visiting job sites to gather field data for retrofit projects, working directly with clients throughout the project, and producing CAD drawings of approved designs for bid and permitting processes. Apply now.

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