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Chem-Aqua Mechanical Engineer

Date: Apr 12, 2019

Location: Macon, GA, US, 31217

Company: NCH Corporation

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Chem-Aqua – Mechanical Engineer


Chem-Aqua is the wholly owned water treatment subsidiary of NCH Corporation, a privately owned specialty chemicals, maintenance supplies, and services company with over $1 billion in annual sales. We are seeking top-tier talent to support our growth strategy.


The Mechanical Engineer  will continually improve our equipment line by simplifying, providing better training, instruction, and drawings, to minimize the time spent by our field force for equipment installation and start-up, while maximizing the time available for the pursuit of new chemical sales and business. 


This Macon, GA based position offers an exciting opportunity to lead a growing part of business with a diverse set of job duties and a range of opportunities for career advancement. Chem-Aqua has a culture that recognizes results, while embracing the importance of work/life balance.  Join the Chem-Aqua team, where your initiative and contributions will be noticed and make a difference.



  • Effectively size and recommend water treatment equipment for applications using calculation programs and engineering methods.   Examples of water treatment equipment include boiler and cooling chemical feed systems, softeners, dealkalizers, condensate polishers, filtration, and reverse osmosis.
  • Prepare written equipment proposals for field personnel using Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Troubleshoot water treatment equipment locally (on-site) or remotely (phone, e-mail, voicemail, etc.). 
  • Prepare written technical instructions for equipment as it relates to water treatment.
  • Draft scaled mechanical working drawings of water treatment equipment and systems using AUTOCAD and SolidWorks.
  • Train employees, field personnel, and customers in the equipment, tools, work techniques and skills required to accomplish assignments.
  • Program Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) using Rockwell Automation Software.
  • Complete special design projects set forth by Equipment Engineering Manager.




        •    Must have a BSE degree with a specialization in Mechanical.

        •    Any Water Treatment experience is a plus, but not required. 

        •    Must be knowlegeable in drafting methods and be proficient in 2D & 3D CAD software programs.

        •    Proficient use of computer software such as Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and Outlook.

        •    Must have a general knowledge of electrical systems and how to use a multimeter.

        •    Ability to use and program analytical and control equipment in the field.

        •    Must know how to use hand and power tools.



        •    Must have physical strength and ability to lift up to 40 pounds and carry such a weight for 100 feet.

        •    Must have good visual ability for close-up observations and use of analytical and control equipment.

        •    Must have good depth perception and ability to distinguish different colors.

        •    Must have hearing sufficient to hear verbal and audible signals at a moderate distance.

        •    Must be conditioned to sustain work in 115 oF mechanical rooms.

        •    Must be able to travel periodically 25-35% of the time throughout the year. 

        •    Must reside near Macon, GA – this position does not qualify for relocation assistance. 



        •    Must have a valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation.

        •    Must have reading ability sufficient to read technical manuals, mechanical and electricaldrawings, trade magazines, codes, and other technical materials.

        •    Must have writing ability sufficient to write correspondence, proposals, technical literature, and instructions.

        •    Must have good communication skills to deal with the public and to work cooperatively with sales force and other company employees.

        •    Employees are required upon hire to pass a physical and drug test.

        •    The statements outlined in this job description reflect the principal functions of the job, level of knowledge, skill required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.          

              Individuals may perform other duties to cover in the absence of co-workers or to balance workload.



NCH Corporation offers a full suite of benefits, employee development and recognition programs.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Macon

Job Segment: Mechanical Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, CAD, Drafting, Engineering

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