Field Engineer

BH-275298
  • Competitive
  • United States Louisiana Port Allen
  • Contract
  • Manufacturing
Summary:  The Field Engineer provides field support and startup assistance to customers as well as service branch support. Primary functions include failure analyses of returned parts, travelling to customer sites as required for troubleshooting, and snapshot analysis. The Field Engineer also provides technical support and on-site startup assistance for the Client’s line of control and monitoring products as well be the technical lead of compressor overhaul projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.
  • Receives inquiries and reports from the field concerning the behavior of reciprocating compressors.
  • Performs inspections and failure analysis on returned parts. Maintains records on the cause of failure and any corrective actions which need to be taken. Generates external reports as required.
  • Assists in the generation of project documentation and provides on-site support for projects.
  • Complete snapshot analyses and communicate results with the customer
  • Identify and specify upgrades to maximize compressor reliability
  • Ability to travel (50% to 60%)
What you should bring with you
Qualifications: 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 that must be demonstrated.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B.Sc.) from four-year college or university in engineering and two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Technical Skills
  • Basic mechanical and electrical skills. Familiarity with tools and safe work practices.
  • Basic understanding of reciprocating machinery, electrical systems, and hydraulics.
  • Technical writing ability. Must be able to write detailed technical reports that present observations, discuss technical issues, evaluate options and make recommendations.
  • Be able to read and understand technical specifications.
  • The following experience would be advantageous:
    • Machinery condition monitoring
    • Aptitude for mechanical systems for commissioning and troubleshooting assignments


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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