Job Posting

Mechanical Engineer II

Becht Engineering, March 4, 2019

Becht Engineering is looking for candidates who want to take the next step in their technical career to join our world-class family-owned engineering organization. We are a rapidly growing multidiscipline engineering firm serving the energy sector (refining, petrochemical and power generation industries), providing equipment and materials performance expertise that spans both traditional and emerging technology. Becht is a technical leader in pressure vessels, piping, structures, and materials and as such, has a major role in international codes and standards, allowing a unique opportunity to both learn and contribute at an industry-wide level. We emphasize multidiscipline problem-solving and collaboration to solve the most challenging design and equipment reliability problems, and our unique network of over 1200 accomplished technical experts spanning all engineering disciplines provides even further opportunity for learning and growth.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline
  • 5-15 years’ experience in the refining, petrochemical or power generation industries
  • Strong grasp of engineering fundamentals ranging from solid mechanics to basic fluid flow and heat transfer
  • Proficiency with ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code and ASME piping codes
  • Professional experience with finite element analysis and/or computational fluid dynamics
  • Professional experience with applications of fracture mechanics for fracture and fatigue crack growth
  • Self-motivated with strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills


  • Familiarity with American Petroleum Institute standards related to fitness-for-service, specifically Level 3 assessments
  • Experience with flow and acoustic induced vibration
  • Experience with nonlinear FEA (contact, large deformation, nonlinear materials)
  • Experience with cyclic plasticity, fatigue and creep assessments
  • Experience with piping analysis software such as Caesar II
  • Experience with programming languages such as VBA to create customized tools for engineering calculations and data analysis

This opportunity is for the Mechanical Division within Becht Engineering, consisting of more than 30 people with major offices in New Jersey, Ohio, Calgary and Houston. Mid-career opportunities are available at all locations.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and 401(k) plans with company match. Becht Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Becht Engineering Co. Inc. is based in Liberty Corner, NJ and is a family owned and operated business since 1964. The Company provides a wide variety of specialized services, including expert engineering, field supervision, dimensional technologies, turnaround & project support, maintenance management and planning, and many more for the oil refinery, petrochemical, chemical, and power generation industries.

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