Senior Mechanical Engineer - Instrumentation and Controls

15 October 2018


My client is a global manufacturer of analytical instruments and controls that are utilized in a wide variety of industries including, but not limited to petrochemical, refinery, environmental, food & beverage, and pharmaceutical. They are currently looking to bring on board a well versed Mechanical Engineer with experience in this space. I have listed the following responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please apply if you feel your background is a fit for this opportunity. This is a full time, permanent position.


  • Utilizing engineering tools to review, develop and prepare documents related to Analytical instrument designs
  • Developing drawings with the use of SolidWorks and AutoCAD
  • Applying the use of FEA
  • Compiling reports and project documentations for upper management
  • Developing test procedures and conducting test
  • Coaching and mentoring junior staff


  • Bachelor Degree Mechanical Engineering, required. MS in Mechanical Engineering or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, strongly preferred
  • 7 years' experience in electro-mechanical control systems engineering or related
  • Able to work without sponsorship
  • Local to the Houston, TX area (relocation will not be provided)

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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