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Application Engineer

Katy, TX 77491

Posted: 05/15/2023 Job Number: 25031

Job Description

Immediate opening for an experience Applications Engineer in the metro Houston, TX area.

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.
  • Develop, configure, and optimize industrial processes from inception through to start up and certification.
  • Designing, running, testing, and upgrading systems and processes.
  • Provide process documentation and operating instruction.  
  • Assists with accurate cost estimating services for incoming quotes regarding pressure vessels, piping, skids, controls, measurements, and instrumentations. 
  • 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.
  • Perform component selection for piping and vessel system based off P&ID and customer specification sheets.
  • Conduct Material Take Off (MTOs) from customer supplied or internally created models and drawings.
  • Liaise with project managers and design engineers and assist in interpreting project and product requirements.
  • Participate in design reviews.
  • Work with the Project 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Working knowledge and applied experience of NACE MR0175

Duration:  Permanent
Salary:  $90-$110K
Location:  Katy, TX

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Meet Your Recruiter

Tony Harvey
Technical Recruiter

With over 25 years of service with Selectek, the only people with more years in the company than Tony are the owners. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree in business management from the Pennsylvania State University, Tony moved to Georgia and began his professional career at Selectek. Tony’s extensive experience in the industry has helped Selectek find positions for even the most specialized of engineers. Outside the office, Tony can be seen around Atlanta running in various local 5-10K road races, lifting weights, or watching his Nittany Lions with fellow alumni at the local Penn State Atlanta Chapter.

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