Mechanical Engineer

Date:  Jul 3, 2024

Snyder , NE, US, 68664

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
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Requisition ID: 21681
Smeal, a REV Group brand, is recognized as a premier manufacturer, inventor, and innovator of custom fire apparatus. The company offers a full line of custom and commercial pumpers, rescue pumpers, aerial ladders, and urban interface vehicles. Smeal is committed to leading the industry in high-quality fire apparatus, delivery times and customer experience. Smeal sells its products worldwide and is based in Snyder, NE.
Smeal Apparatus is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, terminal trucks, RV’s and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.


The Mechanical Engineer II - Plumbing is responsible for the design of water pump and plumbing systems (water, and some hydraulics).  Plumbing design is done in Solidworks and includes pump selection, understanding flow capability, proper selection of components, and innovative problem solving for custom design applications.  Additional skill areas include creative design, cross-functional teamwork, working with suppliers and manufacturing. Emergency vehicle design experience and strong working knowledge of engines, chassis, pumps and other mechanical systems is a strongly desired.  



  • Produce designs that meet cost, quality, reliability, performance, and serviceability targets
  • Create and manage models, drawings, bills of material and other pertinent engineering data
  • Incorporate customer requirements and needs into a robust design
  • Apply engineering design changes into the manufacturing process
  • Provide manufacturing process support
  • Evaluate, test and specify materials for cost reduction, quality improvement, and/or new product introduction
  • Evaluate current designs for product and cost improvement opportunities
  • Interface with all areas of the Spartan team to determine product needs and specifications
  • Solve complex problems with minimal assistance
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar) preferred.  Candidates with a 2-year technical degree will also be considered.
  • Background in complex machine or vehicle product design
  • 2+ years of Solid works 3D modeling experience minimum
  • 3+ years of AutoCAD drafting experience minimum
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical, communication and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability in bringing engineering projects to completion, on time and within budget
  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills
  • Energetic, motivated, team player
  • Thorough understanding of the production manufacturing operations and design for manufacturability
  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials specifications, properties, and processing techniques
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to adapt to changing priorities
  • Willing to improve self / area / company (including pursing additional training, if needed)
  • Open to Entry Level 





REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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