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Applications Engineer

Deer Park, TX

Posted: 11/02/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 17120 Pay Rate: $80,000

Applications Engineer

Position Type: Direct Hire

Position Location: Deer Park, TX

Position Salary: $80,000 - $100,00 (Depending on Experience) + Bonus


  • Evaluate and develop design solutions to bearing and labyrinth seal issues associated with high speed rotating equipment. 
  • Using various evaluation tools and techniques this role will work with Sales, Design, and the Customer to develop technical proposals, and presentations, to address field problems and to provide product alternatives to increase reliability and performance of the equipment. 
  • Work with Sales, develop quotes and presentations to define the value added in the proposed upgrade.
  • Work with customers and sales personnel regarding material changes or modifications of customer equipment for bearing or labyrinth seal upgrades.
  • Responsible for the technical content of all engineered projects from quotation to final installation of the product and act as technical lead in the evaluation of bearing and labyrinth seal solutions for customer’s equipment.
  • Perform all engineering calculations and design drawings required to evaluate the proposed solution. 
  • Devise new approaches to problems encountered in assignments and travel to customer site may be required to obtain technical information required for the evaluation and to oversee installation/startup of the final solution.
  • Communicate orally and in writing with customers, sales, company personnel and vendors providing counseling, advice and technical assistance. Responsible for special projects and programs.
  • Submit technical papers and case studies for peer reviewed presentation/publication.
  • Approve/reject manufactured and purchased items based on acceptable deviation and basic design practices.
  • Complete all work in a safe manner and follow all safety requirements consistent with supporting the company’s goals.
  • Follow all environmental requirements consistent with supporting the company’s environmental performance goals.
  • Complete, and actively participate in all other EHS training requirements.


  • Bachelor’s in mechanical engineering a minimum; Higher Education Preferred
  • Must have at least an EIT license; PE registration in the State of Texas a plus.
  • 3+ years’ experience in rotating equipment, bearings, or seals required.
  • Fluid film bearing experience a plus. 
  • Basic understanding of tribology, rotordynamics and vibration analysis.
  • Proficient in 3-D CAD. Experience with Solid Edge a plus  
  • High level of competence with Microsoft Office programs; programming capabilities a plus.
  • Must be able to travel to clients site and jobs as needed; Maximum travel is 25%


  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • 401K + Matching
  • Bonus

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application

Daniel Heidrick
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in placing talent in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operations roles.

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