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Topside Installation Engineer

ProEnergy Services
Updated: Dec 20 2012
Desired Expertise: Electrical Engineering, Installation Engineer
Experience: 5+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, TX, US
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Job Description:

Topside Installation Engineer

ProEnergy's Professional Services Group provides technical specialists and project management personnel to our power generation, ethanol, refinery and oil and gas industry clients. Our vast network of trained personnel has worked for some of the industry's finest companies around the world.

Our focus is on personnel for contract, temp-to-hire and direct-hire basis, and we are aggressively seeking versatile, focused, and motivated individuals to join our team.

Job Details:

Technical Service Personnel and Degreed Engineers (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Petroleum, etc) that are hands-on, product-application oriented individuals that function in an onshore and/or offshore work environment. Focus is to provide our customers with detailed engineering, planning and of onsite execution of services for installation, intervention, refurbishment and maintenance of subsea and topsides equipment. Our goal is to provide technical support and services of products in safe and timely manner that adhere to quality and reliability requirements that enable our customer success.

An Aftermarket Technical Service Engineer is a critical component to ensuring proper planning and execution of post manufacturing services to our customers. An Aftermarket Technical Service Engineer's responsibility include, but are not limited to: field installation support, technical documentation, product design review and validation, technical planning, customer interface, project execution, product and system troubleshooting, performance testing, product maintenance, repair and refurbishment.

Proactively participate in HSE initiatives, START, JSAs and risk assessments.  Responsible for using sound judgment, safe work practices, and delivering high quality work on-time.  Prepare and present technical data to internal and external customers.  Familiar with and can utilize industry code requirements, quality requirements, and customer requirements.  Using the CAD and data base systems and facilities to generate layouts, analyze designs, and evaluate equipment systems.  Understands and interprets system, field and detailed schematics and the ability to troubleshoot hydraulic systems.  Reviews and approves technical documentation related to engineering changes; ECN (Engineering Change Notices), DBI (Data Base Information) and engineering specification/requirements and ensures conformance to all policies and procedures related to engineering deliverables.  Participate in design reviews and consult with other departments on designs and field related applications.  Provide on/offshore technical support for assembly/refurbishment and offshore operations. Identify root cause of problems and document appropriately. Develop and communicate alternative solutions and associated benefits and risks.  Reviews/approves clear technical instructions regarding refurbishment, installations, maintenance and/or repair of equipment following quality requirements.  Proper and timely entry of engineering hours in SAP.  Understanding of subsea environment with respect to materials, cathodic protection, corrosion (pitting, HISC, galvanic etc.), calcareous deposits, marine growth.  Understands of different coating and surface treatment applications (Xylan, paint, electroless nickel, phosphating, nitriding, carburising etc.).  Is skilled in safety aspects related to real-life environment of using/installing equipment at onsite and offsite locations.  Can support FMECA, Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOP), and Hazard and Identification Study (HAZID).

This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.


BS degree in Engineering required; For Topside Controls: BS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent preferred.  Generally 5+ years of experience in the field.  Ability to train others in the application of engineering practices as related to area of specialty/product, including code and criteria requirements. Beginning to understand peripheral specialties and products.  Understands the components of department or project priorities related to the work being performed. Understand customer requirements.  Design engineering plans and review the work of others evaluating the effectiveness, safety, and economic impact of designs and developing recommendations to optimize results, as needed. Beginning to approve design of others. Have a mastery of product interfaces and gaining a mastery of system interfaces.  Strong computer proficiency with applicable software applications in related field.  Advanced analytical and problem solving. Beginning to utilize prevention skills.  Accuracy and attention to detail important.  Ability to establish deadlines for self and manage priorities is critical.  Make recommendations related to requirement changes. Gaining an understanding of the impact on other projects.  Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are important.  Ability to work in a team-oriented environment is important.  Ability to give and receive constructive feedback and coaching, and respond appropriately. Proficiently communicate ideas and concepts with ability to persuade and influence others as needed.  Prepare and deliver presentations.  Effective understanding and communication within diverse cultural environments is critical. Possess good PC skills and knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.  Embodies a customer-oriented attitude and the ability to work independently without close supervision.  Must be able to receive a Transportation Work Identification Credential (TWIC)

Spend 70-80% time in an office environment and/or 20-30% in shop or field environment supporting product installation, commissioning, troubleshooting and/or interventions. May be exposed to possible hazards including noise, outdoor temperature extremes, chemicals, pressure testing, heavy lift operations and shop/field traffic.

Office environment requires sitting, operating a computer, walking and some lifting. Hands-on labor in shop and/or field environment, which requires lifting, walking, stooping, bending, and some climbing.


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