Physical Design Engineer Job Description

physical design engineer job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Physical Design Engineer Job Description

A physical design engineer designs the components of a product that will be manufactured for use in final assembly.

Physical design engineers work on the design of a product, component, or system before it is manufactured or assembled.

They analyze and specify elements of the design based on end use requirements and specifications.

The physical design engineer will layout how the design will be assembled, testing the design for functionality.

A physical design engineer works with engineers from other engineering disciplines such as electronics, mechanical, or chemical to create a product that performs as intended.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Physical Design Engineer who is experienced in designing and developing complex hardware systems. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electrical engineering and be able to work independently on projects. The Physical Design Engineer will be responsible for the layout of the printed circuit board (PCB) and the design of the electrical components.

Physical Design Engineer Duties:

  • Design and construct physical structures from blueprints, plans, and sketches
  • Develop site plans and specifications, and oversee design changes
  • Undertake site surveys
  • Develop and oversee construction methods, techniques, and procedures
  • Meet with clients to discuss needs and specifications
  • Perform cost estimations and schedules
  • Formulate plans for materials, equipment, and supplies
  • Direct and manage construction work
  • Assist with hiring and training employees

Physical Design Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Design new facilities, renovations, additions, and re-clads, and able to complete all required documentation, including conceptual design, design development, construction plans, and specifications for bidding and construction
  • Create 3D renderings, sections, and perspective views of buildings using Revit software, and present renderings and models to project teams
  • Assist in facility layout, furniture layout, and space planning, as well as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and fire protection systems
  • Assist in fire protection and code compliance inspections, including sprinkler systems, fire extinguishers, safety measures, and testing and tagging
  • Manage schedules, budgets, and project scopes through the use of project management software
  • Work with architects, engineers and construction managers to create 3D models of existing buildings using Revit
  • Assist in facility layout, furniture layout, and space planning, as well as electrical, plumbing

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in architectural engineering, engineering science, or a related field
  • 2+ years experience in CAD/DWG
  • Knowledge of Revit, Navisworks, and Rhinoceros
  • Ability to create and edit 3D CAD models

At [Company Name], we are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. Applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages are encouraged, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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