Design Coordinator

Balionis Group, Inc. is well known for providing engineers and technology people to a variety of high technology firms.  We provide direct placement as well as contract engineers.

We are currently looking for a Design Coordinator for a permanent position within our client base.  This position is permanent and is based in Pittsburgh, PA.  This is a very important and high visibility position.

Our client is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Design Coordinaor.  Project work includes all aspects relating to industrial furnaces to steel, aluminum and strip processing manufacturers.


  • Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in design, drafting and management of technical drawings for similar equipment.
  • Must be proficient with CAD software such as SolidWorks and AutoCAD.
  • Must have significant experience coordinating project related drawings between vendors and customers.
  • Experience transitioning drafting systems over to 3D a plus.
  • BS degree in Engineering & Technology a plus.
  • Experience with industrial furnaces in the steel and aluminum industries is preferred.
  • Experience working with engineers on piping, electrical, refractory and mechanical designs.
  • Prior drawing room management experiences a plus.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office products.


Initial responsibilities to include:

  • General mechanical and project related drafting activities
  • Coordination with engineering and proposal departments and timely completion of assigned drafting tasks
  • Coordination with other drafting facilities in India and China to produce required project drawing requirements.

This position is considered part of a succession planning program with the expectation that the successful candidate would gradually accept additional responsibilities and eventual advancement.  Responsibilities would be extended to include:

  • Overall drawing and drafting coordination for all projects
  • Advanced planning for drafting work completion and coordination
  • Drawing scheduling and follow-up to delivery
  • Drawing transmittal coordination
  • Maintenance of company-wide drawing filing systems and plotter service agreements
  • Attend customer proposal and technical meetings
  • Read and interpret contracts and project schedules in relation to technical drawings
  • Must possess a strong desire to learn and build technical knowledge.
  • Domestic and intermittent international travel is required associated with customer technical and proposal meetings.


This will be a salaried, exempt position.  Compensation amount to be discussed relative to experience and abilities.  This position will be open to the company yearly bonus and retirement savings programs.

Upon request, the full position description will be released to the candidates.

Candidates need to be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.

Contact us for more information on the specific client and more details on the position description,

Interested candidates should send their resume to

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