• Field Service Project Engineer

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Field Service - Repairs, Installations, etc
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the Field Service Regional Manager and in close cooperation with North American Field Service Finance and Administration staff and Sales engineers, coordinates the administrative, contractual and commercial aspects of field service projects, from inquiry to final billing and collection.


    On major projects, may directly supervise and provide project management at a customer's site for the installation, commissioning, overhaul, and troubleshooting of Elliott and other OEM equipment in line with the requirements of a Field Service Project Manager.


    Activities require a wide range of independent action and decision making


    Travel requirements are expected to be 35%, domestic and international. Projects can vary in length of duration. 


    Principal activities for the Project Engineer are discharged on an individual project basis and involve:

    • Collecting data and understanding scope of work for the preparation of a quote.
    • Developing manpower and work schedule for projects.
    • Defining subcontract services or goods and obtaining pricing.
    • Developing project pricing and obtaining approval.
    • Liaising with service sales in determining the value to sell with the project and assisting service sales when selling major field projects.
    • Planning of jobs, including scheduling of personnel, tools, subcontractors and goods.
    • Briefing of all personnel (project managers, service engineers, technical representatives, subcontractors) prior to commencement of work at site to ensure they have an understanding of the project both technically and commercially.
    • Initiating purchasing of subcontractor services or goods.
    • Providing commercial, contractual and administration assistance during the project, including in process cost tracking and invoicing as applicable.
    • Performing debriefing after job completion, initiating any action items and final invoicing.
    • The Project Engineer will be expected to perform the job responsibilities, and when necessary act as a Elliott Machinery Specialist III a well as Elliott Field Service Representative II.


    Additional activities include:

    • Assisting in the evaluation of project requirements which then leads to cost evaluation.
    • Identifying and promoting new project opportunities.
    • Improving project management tools.
    • Assisting in training new Field Project Managers.


    • Bachelor degree and field service experience with steam turbines, process compressors, steam turbine generators and auxiliary equipment. Equivalent years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Must be familiar with not only all Elliott product lines but those of other manufacturers.
    • Capable of handling contractual, commercial and administrative aspects of job.
    • Supervisory skills to direct and coordinate Machinery Specialists/representatives and labor assigned to projects.
    • Ability to effectively deal with many different customers, health and safety systems and forms of contract.
    • Must be able to define to work scope in cases where it has not been determined by the customer.
    • Must be able to accurately estimate the amount of material and labor resources required to execute a given work scope.

    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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