EE24050 Field Engineer - Port Solutions

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, VA preferred, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 6/14/2024
Closing Date: 8/30/2024
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry.
Job Description Job # EE24050
Job Title Field Engineer – Port Solutions
Office Location Roanoke, VA preferred
Business Function/Department Industrial Systems/Field Engineering Port Solutions
Sales Territory, if applicable 
General Role Description
Provide Technical Advisory Services (TAS) to coordinate installation and commissioning activities for assigned projects while meeting project schedules and performance criteria.
Role Accountabilities
  • Commission AC and DC drive systems and/or control software to meet design performance criteria
  • Perform tune up of closed loop regulators to ensure optimal equipment performance and meet design parameters
  • Develop, verify and implement algorithms that define the electro-mechanical operation of industrial/Port machinery, primarily Port crane systems
  • Troubleshoot and correct process application problems in complex control systems
  • Design, configure, and test system software and hardware to meet contractual requirements when assigned
  • Gather pertinent information from authorized sources to assess project requirements as related to assigned scope of work
  • Provide regular, accurate, and considered commissioning status reports to parties deemed appropriate to the situation
  • Lead respective process component of client witness system acceptance test when assigned
  • Recommend changes to commissioning procedures to improve system performance
  • Recommend software or hardware improvements to engineering department
  • Maintain current safety qualifications appropriate to the assigned tasks and adhere to both Company and client safety requirements
  • Coach associates in specific areas of technical expertise when identified by management as a function expert
  • Train client personnel on system maintenance procedures and/or system operation to ensure optimum performance and minimum downtime
  • Plan and execute special projects up to 9 months in duration to support the department when assigned

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering with control automation coursework, mechatronics, computer engineering or related field or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • 2 years’ experience with process and automation controls
  • 2 years’ field engineering experience or 2 years’ experience working in the metals, port solutions, paper, or general industries
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Access
  • Ability to climb and work on cranes at heights up to approximately 175 feet
  • Availability to travel, domestically and internationally, more than 75% of the time, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • More than 3 years’ experience servicing a wide range of port equipment including overhead traveling cranes and components
  • Demonstrated ability to install, inspect, and maintain lifting equipment in accordance with relevant operating/installation instructions
  • Demonstrated experience working with international clients and field service
  • Demonstrated experience in international field engineering
  • Demonstrated experience in the metals, port solutions, paper, or general industries
  • Proficiency in Oracle ERP
  • Proficiency in MS Projects

Link to TMEIC Corporation Americas website:  To be considered an applicant for any available positions, individuals must complete an online job application for each posting.  A resume may be attached to the online application but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications will be considered only for the specific position for which the application is submitted
EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Sharing and Options