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Application Engineer

Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Beasley, TX, United States, 77417

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Ensuring Chart’s Success…

What Your Day-to-Day Activities Will Be…

Thermal design, mechanical design, and estimate of air cooled heat exchangers to meet the requirements of customers’ specifications, while maximizing the technology available to create competitive, complete and successful sales proposals that can be administered profitably through the organization.

 

  • Responsible for evaluating customer technical specifications, clarifying requirements with customers and preparing a complete and concise sales proposal outlining any exceptions to requirements and /or suggesting alternate designs
  • Submits proposals within the format and time frame requirements of the customer ensuring proper estimating according to procedures and guidelines as well as proper entry into Smithco’s Air Cool Systems
  • Meets with customers for final clarification or job award, if required
  • Reviews customer purchase order to confirm design, pricing, inspection, submittal, packing, terms and conditions, and freight requirements
  • Responsible for loading the job parameters into the Air Cool System noting special requirements with Project Notes and Special Handling Notes, and insuring job is loaded with correct cost
  • Responsible for the correctness and flow of documentation
  • Conducts prefabrication meetings with customers or third-party inspectors when required
  • Participates in Sales functions including plant tours, customer and sales representatives’ education and entertainment
  • Understanding of ASME, HTRI, API 661
  • Follows Company policies and procedures

Your Professional Experience Should Be…

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 - 7 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

REQUIREMENTS - MUST BE ABLE TO DO THE FOLLOWING:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Mathematical Skills - Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Your Education Should Be…

  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university preferred

Your Physical Work Environment Will Require…

INTERACTION:     

  • Works with Application Engineers
  • Works with Customers, Inspectors, Sales Representatives, etc.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) WHILE IN THE SHOPS:

  • Safety Glasses
  • Steel Toe Shoes
  • High Visibility Vest
  • Ear Plugs (when needed)
  • Gloves (when needed)
  • Hard Hats (when needed)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Chart is an equal opportunity employer

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