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Project / Applications Engineer

Houston, TX 77084

Posted: 02/14/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 22458 Pay Rate: $90,000-$110,000

Job Description

A leading provider of production equipment and oilfield tubular goods is looking for a Project Engineer to manage project data, engineering design data, solid models, drafted documentation, parts lists, bill of materials, and other component-related information critical to the success of the project. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who knows piping & pipe schedules, flanges, fittings, valves, and instruments and has strong problem-solving & analytical skills. Working cross-functionally, the new member will increase operational excellence through effective project planning & management while ensuring cost efficiency and quality standards.
Salary + Additional Benefits: 
  • $90,000-$110,000 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401K - company match

Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Gather and organize information to assist in developing designs, specifications, and drawings of equipment.
  • Work in tandem with the process engineer to provide a complete mechanical design for vessels and piping systems, which can then be modeled and drafted by design engineers.
  • Interpret and modify Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Perform component selection for piping and vessel system based off of P&ID and customer specification sheets.
  • Conduct Material Take Off (MTOs) from customer supplied or internally created models and drawings.
  • Prepare dimensional surveys and “as-built” drawings.
  • Liaise with project managers and design engineers and assist in interpreting project and product requirements.
  • Assist in the development of company designed systems, standards, products, and procedures.
  • Support work for proposals and projects, working to tight deadlines.
  • Perform engineering checks and component verifications.
  • Participate in design reviews.
  • Monitor the design and drafting related to projects and report to the engineering manager
  • Work with the Applications Engineer to refine and revise process flow diagrams, P&IDs, and design drawings.
  • Develop valve and instrument lists based off of the PFD and P&ID; create long lead items lists.
  • Work with the Supply Chain team for specification and procurement of long lead time items.
  • Organize the approval process of engineering documentation required between departments (Sales, Project Management, Engineering, Supply Chain, and the Customer).
  • Provide estimating support for RFQ / Proposals, working closely with Sales and Project Management departments to ensure the technical aspects of the estimate are accurate.
  • Proactively anticipate the problems and issues and risks associated with project execution and take proactive steps to mitigate as necessary.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for assigned manufacturing processes and product lines.

  • Mechanical Engineering degree preferred but not required
  • Strong communication and organization skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-starter that demonstrates initiative; ability to take direction and act independently
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret and create engineering drawings, PFDs, P&IDs, General Arrangement drawings, piping systems, etc.; strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively apply industry codes and standards (ASME, B31.3 piping, AWS, API, ASTM, NACE, OSHA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of piping and pipe schedules, flanges, fittings
  • Knowledge of valves and instruments used in oilfield production equipment
  • Knowledge of industry ASME design standards (encouraged)
  • Knowledge of API design standards (encouraged)
  • Prior experience in oilfield surface production equipment is a plus – skidded packaged systems
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team are essential
  • Must possess good time management and prioritizing skills
  • Must possess good multi-tasking skills
  • Strong safety awareness
  • Preferred experience includes:
    • Working knowledge and applied experience of NACE MR0175
    • Knowledge of structural skid packages
    • Knowledge of COMPRESS vessel code software
    • Knowledge of Solidworks and AutoCAD
    • Experience with oil and gas related production equipment (separators, heaters, tanks, piping systems, well manifolds, VRTs, VRUs, LACT Units, etc.)
    • Working knowledge of on-skid electrical and instrumentation; ability to read electrical diagrams

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 one week of submitting your application.

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