Field Test Engineer - Water Treatment
Job Opportunity at Shanklin & Associates

Posted on May 29

http://www.shanklinandassociates.com    +1 (440) 519-0441

Location: Dallas, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4160605

This is an ideal position for an entry level Engineer who would like to interface with sales, have process lab experience and travel to waste water treatment and chemical plants nationwide. There are many potential career paths that can branch off from this position with a highly respected global company. Position requires extensive Mon-Fri travel throughout the US at company expense. Work in Field approximately 40 weeks per year and local Lab 12 weeks per year. Home most weekends and holidays.

They will report to th Manager Process Technology and will be responsible for conducting field tests with mobile and skid mounted demonstration and pilot units, and issuing a test report to the customer in conjunction with the Sales Department. Must be able to present both the equipment and the Company professionally to the customer. Additionally, the Test Engineer will participate in start-up of new machines and performance optimization of installed equipment.
Major Duties:
? Coordinates arrangement of demo test with customer, representative, and/or Sales     Department to include laboratory testing and provision of proper facilities to conduct test.
? Conduct actual on-site testing.
? Write test reports for each field test in conjunction with Sales Department which incorporates all results from customer’s laboratory, a complete plant and process description, and a summary of predicted performance. Must also record specific problems encountered and internal test data,which should not be included in customer’s test data, or customer’s test report.
? Must maintain current product knowledge to be able to present company and equipment in a professional manner to customer. While at job site, should seek to determine personnel with most influence on project.
? Provide feedback to Engineering and Sales Department on machine design and layout for specific projects.
? Test new equipment or machine modifications for further development of our technology.
? Troubleshoot installed equipment, participate in performance tests for new equipment as required.
? Evaluate performance of auxiliary equipment and its impact on company product.
? Requisition equipment and personnel necessary to maintain mobile test units in good working condition. Maintain inventory of spare parts, polymers, belts and other equipment on trailers and in warehouse.
? Assist with preparation of annual budgets for operation of field test units and is responsible for
adherence to this budget.
? Coordinate and is responsible for timely transportation of demo equipment.
? Clean and maintain all equipment on test skids and trailers.

Background Profile:
- Engineering Degree: Environmental, Chemical, Process, Mechanical or related field.
- Good mechanical aptitude.
- Practical experience operating industrial equipment.
- Knowledge about Company/product – able to present himself and Company well.
- Able to conduct laboratory tests and sample analysis – develop knowledge about polymers/belts.
Basic computer skills (Excel, MS-Word, PowerPoint, Windows)

** Relocation assistance available **

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