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Sr. Service Engineer

Houston, TX 77069

Posted: 09/14/2023 Job Number: 32861

Job Description

Job Title:  Senior Service Engineer - Mechanical & Reciprocating Engines, Energy Business

  Company is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future.  We help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. 

  In this era of innovation and  fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for high performing, future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to take the next step?

 Senior Service Engineer, Mechanical & Reciprocating Engines, Energy Business

   North Region team has a vacancy for a Senior Service Engineer for Mechanical & Reciprocating engines. This is a remote position to be based within the US.

 What will you be doing

  As a Senior Service Engineer, you will  Lead mechanical field service activities including, major repairs and overhauls of reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE) as well as accompanying auxiliary equipment.

  The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and 5+ years of experience with engines and systems relative to this position.

  As a Senior Service Engineer, you will focus on these responsibilities:
  •   Lead mechanical field service activities including, major repairs and overhauls of reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE) as well as accompanying auxiliary equipment.
  • Prepare service work reports and other relevant documentation related to site visits.
  • Support New Build and Commissioning teams on projects delivery.
  • Identify and solve technical and operating problems at our customer power plants.
  • Prepare and present analytical reports with adequate conclusions and recommendations.
  • Manage and maintain good relationships with customers during service execution.
  • Take the ownership of technical discussions and facilitate technical point of contact between internal and external stakeholders.
  • Propose product improvement needs to achieve quality and cost targets and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Be able to travel to our customer facilities for service attendance within Canada, U.S and the Caribbean.
  • Be able to travel for service jobs about 80% of the year


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


Five (5) years’ experience leading field service activities on:
  •   Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE)
  • Diesel or heavy fuel engines
  • Gas and or dual fuel engines
  • Fuel oil or gas injection systems
  • Engines auxiliary systems (separators, radiators, fuel and air systems)
  • Strong focus on safety protocols and QEHS standards
  • Excellent leadership and collaboration skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Project management experience
  • Cost impact awareness
  • Good electrical knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English required, Spanish a plus)
  • Good computer skills
  • Good coaching skills
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a technical trade school diploma


Physical & Mental/Reasoning Demands:

  These are physical and mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed. Inability to meet one or more of these physical or mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or associate from the position. Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement, the essential functions to which it relates, and the proposed accommodation.
  •   Vision: Close; Distance; Depth
  • Color Perception (Red, Green, Amber)
  • Hearing/Listening
  • Clear Speech
  • Touching: Dexterity; Hand; Finger
  • Ability to Mount and Dismount Forklift/Truck
  • Pushing/Pulling/Stoop/Kneel/Crouch or Crawl
  • Lifting: 45 Pounds; 5 Times per shift
  • Carrying: 25 Pounds; 5 Times per shift
  • Driving (local/over the road)
  • Bend/Squat/Sit and Stand for a prolonged period of time
  • Climbing / Balance

 Work Environment:

  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.
  •   Works Alone / Works with Others
  • Verbal Contact w/Others; Face-to-Face Contact
  • Inside / Outside
  • Extreme Heat / Extreme Cold
  • Noise
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Pressurized Equipment
  • Moving Objects
  • High Places
  • Fumes/Odors
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Dirt Dust


Meeting Add ins*** 8/15 

Companies: Cummins, Caterpillar, Rolls Royce, ABV 

Large Cargo Ship engines, Princess, Carnival Etc. 

OT adds an additional 50-70% to salary 

Jobs are 2Wks to @Mnths at a time 

Standby Pay is paid for weeks not working 

Per diem / Portal to book flights or team to assist 

Send engineers to their training facilities for learning and development 






Meet Your Recruiter

Dan Walker
VP of Sales

Dan is an experienced Vice President of Sales with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry. His top areas are in Petroleum, Executive Search, Technical Recruiting, Staffing Services, and College Recruiting. His background is as a strong sales professional. Dan has worked for NESC Staffing since 1992.
He also served 4 years in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Mechanic, and was honorably discharged Sgt. 1981

He’s been married for 25 years and has one son attending college. Outside of work, he loves the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

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