Field Engineer

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 10/23/18 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry or Function: Finance/Business Job Number: 18101101-FS Compensation: $75-$90k ++

JOB #: 18101101-FS

KEY WORDS: Industrial Systems, Engineer, Electrical Engineer, AC, DC, Drives, Commissioning, Troubleshoot, Design, Configure, System Software, closed loop regulators, travel, automation controls, mechanical engineer, , metals, material handling, drives and control systems, DCS, metal rolling mills


Job Duties:
• Commission AC and DC drive systems and/or control software to meet design performance criteria
• Perform tune up of closed loop regulators to ensure optimal equipment performance and meet design parameters
• Develop, verify and implement algorithms that define the electro-mechanical operation of industrial machinery, primarily metal rolling mills
• Troubleshoot and correct process application problems in complex control systems
• Design, configure, and test system software and hardware to meet contractual requirements when assigned
• Gather pertinent information from authorized sources to assess project requirements as related to assigned scope of work
• Provide regular, accurate, and considered commissioning status reports to parties deemed appropriate to the situation
• Lead respective process component of client witness system acceptance test when assigned
• Recommend changes to commissioning procedures to improve system performance
• Recommend software or hardware improvements to engineering department
• Maintain current safety qualifications appropriate to the assigned tasks and adhere to both Company and client safety requirements
• Coach associates in specific areas of technical expertise when identified by management as a function expert
• Train client personnel on system maintenance procedures and/or system operation to ensure optimum performance and minimum downtime
• Plan and execute special projects up to 9 months in duration to support the department when assigned
• General Employee Accountabilities

Salary Range and Bonus Potential:
$75-$90k ++

• Site Pay
• Location Pay
• Travel Home Benefit
• Medical/Dental/Vision/401k/transferability…

Job Requirements:
• 2 years’ experience with process and automation controls
• 2 years’ field engineering experience or 2 years’ experience working in the metals, material handling, paper, or general industries
• Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
• Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
• Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
• Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Access
• Ability to climb and work on cranes at heights up to approximately 175 feet
• Availability to travel, domestically and internationally, more than 75% of the time, sometimes with limited notice

Educational Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mathematics, material science or related field or equivalent via education and/or work experience

Rick Binder
Executive Recruiter

I joined the TriStaff Group in 2016 as the Director of Business Development. I was brought in to expand the size and scope of the Accounting, Finance and Operations Division. Prior to joining the TriStaff Group I spent nearly 10 years in the Recruiting industry. Throughout that time I’ve placed Contract staff, managed a multi-office Consulting division and placed many C-Level and Senior executives nationwide. I really enjoy being a trusted adviser to my clients and introducing them to the best and the brightest candidates capable of being recruited. I value the long-term relationships I’ve creates with clients and candidates, many of which span my entire career. I’m a California Native, having grown up in the San Fernando Valley. I moved to San Diego five years ago. Outside of work I enjoy Stand-up Paddle boarding, I am an avid martial artist, and I have been an active member of Rotary International for over 14 years.
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