Mechanical Engineer II


East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

.For more than 140 years, Patterson-Kelley has proudly served the commercial heating industry with the most respected heating solutions in the field. Our commercial boilers and hot water heaters are designed and built in the USA and distributed throughout North America. Even more, our products are backed by the highest level of technical and application support. Each piece of equipment we build is the direct result of knowledge cultivated from generations of experience, expertise, and customer input.




We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Mechanical Engineer II to join our team in the development of hydronic boilers. As a Mechanical Engineer II, you will play a key role in designing, analyzing, and optimizing the mechanical systems and components of our hydronic boilers. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, manufacturing, and quality assurance, to ensure the successful development and launch of high-quality products. In addition, you will design, test, and develop product and product components following company and industry standards while assisting in the supervision of laboratory activities for assigned projects.




  • Design and develop mechanical systems and components for hydronic boilers, including heat exchangers, combustion chambers, pumps, valves, and controls, following company and industry standards.
  • Conduct detailed analysis, simulations, and calculations to evaluate and optimize the performance, efficiency, and durability of boiler components.
  • Collaborate with the R&D team to define product requirements, specifications, and design goals for hydronic boilers.
  • Create 3D models and engineering drawings using CAD software, ensuring adherence to industry standards and best practices.
  • Work with design personnel on the detailed layout, prints, parts specifications, and bill of materials for the product.
  • Develop non-routine test methods, instrumentation, and procedures not covered by recognized Approval Agency requirements or rating codes.
  • Analyze and interpret test data, making design modifications if necessary, to meet product performance and safety requirements.
  • Conduct product and component testing in accordance with recognized approval agency requirements and codes, such as UL, ANSI/ASHRAE, AHRI, and/or CSA.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, ensuring timely completion of activities related to product design and development.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Product Engineering teams to formulate and update product design specifications.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to other departments, including Product Compliance, Lab Supervisor, Plant Manufacturing Engineering Team, Product Managers, and Commodity Managers.
  • Identify potential technical improvements to existing products/processes/services or cost reductions.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the development, maintenance, and update of DFMEAs, and assist in the development of PFMEAs and Process Control Plans.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies in hydronic heating systems and boiler design.
  • Mentor engineering team members on core engineering principles/practices and assist in their professional growth.




  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in mechanical engineering, specifically in the design and development of hydronic boilers or similar heating systems.
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, Creo) for 3D modeling.
  • Familiarity with regulatory approval agency requirements, including UL, ANSI/ASHRAE, AHRI, and/or CSA.
  • Working knowledge of project management principles and experience in product lifecycle management.
  • Strong understanding of combustion, heat transfer, and hydronics principles.
  • Experience in appliance design and knowledge of control theory.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, such as JDE, and product lifecycle management systems, such as Propel/Windchill, is a plus.


Thank you for your interest in our Company.




SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


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At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.