Design Engineer


Amherst, NY, US, 14228 Rochester, US, ME1 3QW Buffalo, CA, US, 14201

Job Category:  Marketing and Sales
Brand:  Watson Bowman Acme
Job Type:  Full Time
Work Location:  On-Site
Contract Type:  Permanent

WBA is a MBCC Group business headquartered in Amherst, New York. We have 130 dedicated employees working to service our customers throughout the world. The facility houses all of our business activities allowing for seamless and coordinated operations to support the very demanding array of our customers’ needs. For more than 60 years WBA has developed and manufactured products for some of the world’s most unique and complex projects. While our core focus has been in the area of expansion control for civil structures, our technical expertise has developed to be much farther reaching. Today we have expanded beyond our core products and offer specialty products and services to not only the bridge and highway market, but also the parking and stadium, and architectural structures markets.


Our reputation has been built upon our leading engineering expertise, incomparable logistics, and our focused customer service throughout the project life cycle. The Wabo® brand and our products enjoy global recognition. Our expertise in expansion joint systems design has offered us the opportunity to design and build expansion joint systems for the most demanding of projects. We have a highly qualified staff of professional engineers and designers backed by strong relationships with national testing labs and universities.


Our professional operations team employs the principles of lean manufacturing, and enterprise resource planning tools, all supported by our formal ISO 9001-2008 and AISC quality management systems. Complimenting these are our marketing and sales, and customer service teams consisting of experienced, technical professionals trained to work with you to select and develop the right solution to your project's unique requirements. These resources are available to all of our customers.

WBA is a brand of MBCC Group, a leading supplier of construction chemicals products and solutions with operating production facilities and sales offices in more than 60 countries worldwide.


We are looking to hire a Design Engineer in Amherst, NY


This is a high-level overview of the role we need you to fill for us:

Primary responsibility of this role is to ensure projects are complete in accordance with customer expectations, estimates, contract documents, specifications, and company standards. Produce CAD designs and drawings for expansion joint systems, components, and layouts in a timely manner. Provide instructions and interpretations of designs to customers and independently act and respond to technical inquiries.


These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role:

  • Associate’s degree in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in technical drafting or design
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with 3D modeling and design drafting software
  • Previous experience in the construction industry and/or a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Ability to work with various departments to facilitate the orderly execution of a proposed project plan
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to learn quickly with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Complete all work in conformance with Company and Department ISO 9001 policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Possess the legal right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.


Location: Amherst, NY; Buffalo, NY; Rochester, NY


We are committed to provide an environment of mutual respect and equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


MBCC Group believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.