Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Want to be part of a professional, caring team focused on making a difference in communities around the world? Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, SPX Cooling Tech is an innovative manufacturer of commercial HVAC and industrial cooling systems for hospitals, data centers, oil and gas refineries, power plants and process cooling facilities around the globe. Companies rely on SPX Cooling Tech’s Marley, Recold and SGS brands to provide comfort, mission critical and industrial cooling solutions.  


New hires at SPX Cooling Tech enjoy a supportive work environment with benefits that begin on the first day of work, including mentorship and tuition assistance, a competitive compensation and bonus plan, flexible health plan, 401(k) match, and opportunities for career advancement.


When it began as the Marley Company more than 100 years ago, SPX Cooling Tech was the first cooling tower manufacturer to pioneer cooling solutions for large industrial applications. Since then, we have worked together as a company to provide innovative solutions for iconic buildings and essential infrastructure all around. Now, SPX Cooling Tech and its brands are active in more than 80 countries, and rapidly growing organically and through acquisitions as part of SPX Tech.


With its people-centric culture, SPX Cooling Tech prides itself on attracting top talent to the industry. Apply to work with our ever-growing team and help us keep the world cool!




The primary purpose of this position is to lead, oversee, and work with less experienced designers to ensure timely, orderly and accurate completion of cooling tower orders.  The incumbent has strong product knowledge with developing expertise in a specific field. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the project team's output is consistent with project requirements, applicable science and all regulatory codes. This position is responsible for the progression of orders from field sales representatives to application engineers and ultimately to the plant for fabrication or the field for construction.


The incumbent must excel at creating drawings in the CAD tools relevant to assigned products. The drawings must be such that viewers can easily understand them and can compile lists of necessary materials based on viewing them. The incumbent is also responsible for fabrication details, design, proper descriptions, and engineering specifications of materials coming from vendors. Other responsibilities include meeting shipping schedules with ultimate cost savings applied, creating installation drawings and instructions for safe tower assembly, and assisting sales support with proposals and aftermarket issues. The incumbent also deals directly with vendors and/or field erectors in order to address problems affecting material shipments and/or product construction. The successful incumbent works efficiently and accurately, and collaborates effectively with designers, engineers and other departments.   




  • Review work of inexperienced designers; provide mentoring and coaching 
  • Train other designers in use of software tools and product details 
  • Provide training to and answer questions from field construction and/or manufacturing plants
  • Plan own work and create own timelines consistent with project requirements; contribute to project overview, timeline and plan when appropriate
  • Draw and generate bills of material pertaining to product development, sales order processing, maintenance and/or redesign 
  • Follow company document control procedures to save and/or revise drawings
  • Support suppliers, manufacturing and/or construction by answering questions and clarifying uncertainty regarding documentation and instructions
  • Review documentation (parts lists and drawings); track, investigate, and correct discrepancies
  • Maintain integrity of product model files to conform with currently defined product specifications
  • Create and execute engineering change orders (document the revisions and revise data and drawings as needed)
  • Maintain product configurators to conform with currently defined product specifications, availability and substitutions
  • Responsible for Americas locations        




  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in drafting or engineering technology, or equivalent experience 
  • 1+ years of experience 
  • HVAC and/or cooling tower experience preferred
  • Strong proficiency with CAD tools relevant to assigned products; certain roles may require strong proficiency in 3D modeling
  • Programming and/or Visual Basic knowledge helpful
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Basic proficiency in SAP or other ERP system
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of particular field of specialization to the completion of moderately complex assignments
  • Success in applying skills to specific company projects
  • Significant knowledge of some products
  • Accountability for specific projects; responsibility for project accuracy, budget, and timeline
  • Creative thinker


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.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

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.