Field Engineer - Mechanical (Ft McMurray)



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: LM461916718
  • Posted: August 22, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has teamed up with our client to recruit a Mechanical Field Engineer based in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Our client, a leading oil and gas services company, is searching for a Field Engineer to be based in Fort McMurray.   Reporting directly to the Oil Sands Sales Manager, this position will be to technically support key oil sands customers and regional account managers, in addition to collecting and monitoring operating and wear data on oil sands equipment and providing performance analysis and reports driving wear performance improvements.  If you are a self-motivated individual with previous engineering experience complemented by strong client facing skills, contact us today! 

The Role:

  • Research the customer’s process and operation.
  • Attend key equipment outages, inspections and repairs.
  • Monitor and gather operating data and wear performance on critical Oil Sands products.
  • Examine and analyze operating and wear data and deliver reports to Sales Management, Aftermarket Sales and Technology Centers.
  • Collaborate with Technology Center Engineering groups to improve wear and operating plans for key products.
  • Educate customers about equipment on a technical level and provide quotes.
  • Attend sales presentations and client meetings resulting in aftermarket business growth.
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technical Diploma in Mechanical Engineering preferably specialized in rotating equipment designed for oil & gas/oil sands.
  • Minimum 3 years of previous technical/engineering experience.
  • Strong knowledge and past experience using various inspection instruments and hand tools with a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent customer service skills and sales aptitude. 
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and organized.
  • A clean driver’s abstract is required.

Please note, the successful candidate must reside in Fort McMurray or be willing to relocate permanently. 

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Lisa Marillier, Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-DNP


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