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Experienced Field Engineer (Houston) at Compressor Controls

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:


The Field Engineer will exhibit genuine interest in solving work problems through proactively asking questions, clearly communicating and collaborating both internally and externally to grow the business. In addition, the Field Engineer is responsible for understanding our competition and customers, and showing initiative to learn and continuously improve company processes.

Install, troubleshoot, operate and configure company products and systems at customer sites. Instructs customer in product usage.


Listed in order of relevance:

- Pre-commissioning activities including system checkout, instrumentation calibration, loop checks, and communication testing.

- Test and tune including machinery testing, control loop tuning and troubleshooting

- Remote technical support, systems engineering support and troubleshooting

- Prepare administrative (expenses, reports, etc.) and aftermarket support

- Customer training

- Collaborate with departments cross functionally to support the entire Lifecycle of our products and customer experience.

- Respond to change productively and handle other duties as required.

- Follow all company safety policies and procedures.


- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a four-year college or university.

- 3-5 years of previous work experience with turbo machinery control systems (Compressors, Steam / Gas Turbines, Expanders, Generators) and Process control.

- Proficiency in computers and networking. Programming skills are a plus.

- Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and operations to effectively complete specific projects and tasks

- Basic training skills preferred

- Experience with safety systems and / or TUV certified is a plus.

- Ability to read, speak, and write in English and Spanish required, all other languages are a plus.

- Certified to work offshore or willing and capable to complete the required training.


60 percent or more of travel per year expected. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. Extensive domestic and international travel is required.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to manipulate computer input devices, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must have sufficient mobility to enable travel to industrial sites, offices, and facilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Disclaimer  The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.