Service Engineer-Engine (Permanent)

Competitive Pay with Benefits
United States
Service Engineering jobs

Position: Service Engineer in Houston, TX

Full time Base plus all billable Overtime hours, range $30-$40/hr base.

    * Technically proficient with 4-stroke medium speed diesel engines such as HHI, STX, Wartsila, MAN, Bergen or other similar manufacture and related systems.

    * Ability to interact and lead technical discussions, allowing service planning, scope development and expectations to be defined with customers.
    * Min of 4-6 years of hands on engine services, performing scheduled maintenance and component services to include serving of main bearings, connecting rods and major service intervals.
    * Competent with required software programs to compile detailed service reports with photos and technical descriptions on actions taken and recommendations.
    * Understanding of alignment processes and requirements for large engines and alternator sets, using either mechanical or laser systems.
    * Ability to plan/define work scope, priorities of action, distribution of work scope among larger teams and shifts in field environments.
    * Skilled in execution of major engine component rebuilding/repairs: Cyl heads, Fuel pumps, Fuel Injectors, Pistons, cylinder liners and connecting rod assemblies.
    * Skilled in fine measurements with metrics system measurement tools, ID Mics, OD Mics, Bore gauges, Vernier, dial gauges, set up and record run out and crankshaft deflections.
    * Understanding and some experience with ancillary systems such as T/C's, rig saver valves, C/W pumps and governors.
    * Has a working understanding and can develop resource requirement planning for manpower, tooling and information based on discussions of required services and understanding of the installation service manuals.
    * Has been involved with crankshaft replacement, can support or lead this process from start to commissioning.
    * Has detailed understanding of "Start Up" procedures and system checks required after complete engine overhaul and replacement of bearings.

Additional skills beneficial but nor specifically required in this position.

    * Understanding or experience in supporting 2-stroke piston pulls and liner replacement.
    * Experience with servicing of T/C's. ABB, NR or Napier cartridge swaps.
    * Skilled in Chockfast application, preparation and pours.
    * Can trouble shoot engine operational challenges from engine data sheets and recorded data.