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Applications Engineer

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Applications Engineer
Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Our client is a leader in the industry that provides control valves to a wide variety of industries and offers several instrumentation & controls technologies. The ideal engineer will have working knowledge of electrical systems, instrumentation, control theory, circuit analysis, and computer programming.

You will be responsible for engineering an application solution based on gathered product requirements, collaborating with sales/engineering to program electronic controllers per requirements, designing/building electrical panels & valve componentry, and then supporting the startup/commissioning of equipment.

You will work closely and learn from fellow Technical Sales Engineers. Project responsibilities will be increased, and oversight decreased, as experienced is gained. Growth potential in the group and within the company is vast.

Reports to:

Technical Sales Engineer

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Fulfill the following duties while under the supervision of an experienced colleague:

  • Work within the Technical Sales Engineering team to support all specialty products.
  • Review customer specifications of electronic valve applications and collaborate with sales & engineering to clarify requirements as required.
  • Program the valve controller using proprietary computer language.
  • Assist sales selecting appropriate instrumentation for an application.
  • When required, design/modify an electrical panel that houses the controller and supporting electronic equipment.
  • When required, assist with manufacturing/inspection of electrical panels.
  • When required, create/modify wiring diagrams for electricians installing the equipment.
  • Provide startup assistance to field sales personnel, particularly on electronic products either directly or over the phone.
  • Communicate e-Line product improvements to the R&D department and assist with development when required.
  • Assist with support and maintenance of technical software such as cavitation, valve sizing analysis, valve performance analysis, and valve asset management.
  • Assist with creation of marketing material including technical manuals, operating instructions, how to videos etc.
  • Make technical presentations at engineering seminars or service training schools.
  • Participate in domestic and or international trade shows.


  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or related engineering field
  • Working Knowledge in control theory, electrical circuits, and computer programming
  • Must have completed school or personal projects that demonstrate an understanding of and interest in electronic control of mechanical/hydraulic equipment


  • Preferred ability to interpret electrical schematics
  • Preferred ability to interpret hydraulic schematics
  • Preferred ability to use a multimeter to measure voltage and electrical current
  • Must have experience writing programs in computer language of applicant’s choice
  • Able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with other team members
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally, as needed, to perform training and/or sales presentations or startups.

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Costa Mesa , Applications Engineer, Other , Costa Mesa, California

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