Exterran Applications Engineer Career in Houston, Texas
Applications Engineer Career
Job Type:Full Time
Location:TX - Houston 77041 Ofc
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Exterran is a global leader in full-service natural gas compression and a premier provider of services and equipment for oil & gas production, processing, treating, transportation and storage.
Exterran Holdings (NYSE: EXH) is a $2.7 billion publicly traded company with about 10,000 dedicated professionals working in more than 30 countries. We cover every major oil & gas region of the world and serve the full spectrum of energy clients, from the super majors and National Oil Companies (NOCs) to the independent E&P and distribution companies. They count on us for fast, expert products and services. And we work hard to deliver.
Brief Position Scope Summary:
Regular Interface with Global Sales and Operations, reviewing customer opportunities.
Develop cost estimates and lead times in cooperation with shops and vendors.
Work with Global Sales and Operations as necessary during and after the bid process.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs detailed analyses of customer requirements to identify potential solutions to be offered by the company, both for the products for which the incumbent is directly responsible and others, and provides the appropriate process or equipment selection(s)
Possess a working knowledge of the processes and equipment offered by the company and possesses a general understanding of the design/selection methods and calculations necessary to design and select an appropriate compression solution. Is capable of utilizing the various computer-assisted software and methods to perform related tasks
Possesses comprehensive knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of natural gas treating, compression, and hydrocarbon processing, as required by the Company product family for which the individual is responsible
Utilizes available programs and other resources to develop detailed cost estimates, as required, in support of development of the company’s Customer quotations
Constructs the appropriate technical reports and other documents utilizing Microsoft Windows-based computer tools
Proactively participates in the tracking of the company’s outstanding proposals to allow accurate reporting of status to management
Possesses the necessary skills required to perform all position functions, and the overall creativity needed in the position. Can work with no direct supervision and serve as a mentor/instructor to others
Required Skills or Tools:
Requires comprehensive knowledge of ASME, API, NEC, OSHA terms and guidelines
Requires good language skills, written and spoken
Bachelor's degree in mechanical, petroleum or natural gas engineering
Five to eight years of experience, preferably in an area related to natural gas compression applications
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