Mechanical Engineer II

Weiss Technik North America, Inc.

Hingham, MA


Dynavac was recently acquired by Weiss Technik North America, and together we are poised for tremendous growth!

Located in Hingham MA (South Boston), we are an engineering and manufacturing company specializing in building custom high vacuum process capital equipment for a range of applications that include aerospace testing and thin film coatings.  Work orders are project based, typically unique, and range in size and scope from <$50,000 to $5MM+.  

Typical systems require a broad range of technical disciplines including:

  • Design and fabrication of medium to large scale pressure vacuum vessels
  • Design and assembly of complex mechanism and material-handling systems
  • Field integration of shop-built components.

The Mechanical Engineer works with project managers, manufacturing, procurement and other engineers and designers to conceptualize, design and analyze mechanical systems and components including pumping systems, thermal control systems and vacuum chambers.  The Mechanical Engineer also prepares engineering schedules to ensure timely release of design documents to the manufacturing department.

Primary Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Prepare engineering calculations, project specifications and procedures
  • Review and approve design drawings and engineering calculations prepared by other Engineering Department employees
  • Conduct design reviews and prepare design review documentation (PowerPoint, Word documents)
  • Work with Sales and Estimating to prepare proposals and develop engineering estimates
  • Work with procurement to requisition long-lead and other BOM (bill of material) items
  • Some travel to customer sites is requires for this role.

Level of Skill, Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Three or more years’ experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • High vacuum experience a plus
  • Knowledge of the following disciplines:
    • Heat transfer
    • Fluid mechanics
    • Mechanisms
    • Stress analysis
    • Materials
    • Automation and Machine Design
  • Knowledge and experience – ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong computer skills – SolidWorks and AutoCad required



Ordinary requirements found in an office work environment with occasional work on the manufacturing shop floor. Must be able to communicate on the phone, by computer, and in person.  Frequent sitting, infrequent standing, occasional walking is required; frequent use of hands and fingers.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job.  The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

*External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the ADA must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

Dynavac is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, status as protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.