Product Engineer I

Proserv Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Role Synopsis

Support Manufacturing functions and well as design mechanical and electromechanical products/systems, with a specific focus on design, prototype builds, and supporting product qualification testing.

Essential Duties & responsibilities (includes, but not limited to the following)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop a deep product understanding.

  • Support manufacturing throughput functions in Quality, Manufacturing and Customer Service.

  • Develop a skill set in assembling all Proserv Gilmore valve products

  • Develop design-engineering skills leveraging a strong core fundamental knowledge of mechanical engineering principles.

  • Assemble, test, and formally report findings on prototype valves and R&D investigations.

  • Develop procedures for Assembly and Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and support the actual assembly and test activities.

  • Provide input on designs, testing, and next development steps.

  • Participate in customer discussions, scope of project definitions, and development of solutions.

  • Trouble shoot systems and valves/ perform root cause analyses

  • Offer solution concepts

  • Provide complete design packages including models, calculations, and drawings.

  • Prepare and present designs for review; build and test prototypes.

  • Provide reports to management on project progress and timelines.

  • Confirm system and product capabilities by designing feasibility and testing methods.

  • Design testing methods to assure system and product quality; test finished product and system capabilities; confirm fabrication, assembly, and installation processes.

  • Prepare product documentation, drawings, and other materials for successful product launch into the market.

Compliance Requirements

Proserv has a Business Ethics Policy (the "Policy") which provides guidance to employees in day to day roles, as well as helping the employee and the business comply with the law at all times. The incumbent must read, understand and comply with, at all times, the Policy along with all other corresponding policies, procedures and directives.

QHSE Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment

  • Apply Proserv, and where appropriate Client Company's, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Policies and Safety Management Systems

  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement, and lead by example to ensure company goals are achieved and exceeded

Qualifications/Work Experience



  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, or relevant and equivalent engineering discipline from an accredited College/University.


  • Masters in Mechanical Engineering Thesis Topics on Tribology, Hydraulics, Finite Element Analysis, Reliability Based Design, Strength of Materials

  • Working towards PE accreditation



  • 1-6 year's work experience in the oil and gas industry.

  • Experience with 3D modeling software.

  • Internship completed in related field

  • Excellent verbal, written, and graphical communication skills

  • Results oriented with good project management, organizational, prioritization, and team-based skills.


  • Experience with 3D solid modeling software (SolidWorks), drawing generation, and GD&T (general dimensioning and tolerance).

  • Hands on experience with building of prototype assemblies, or other building type projects involving direct assembly or fabrication of components and assemblies.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Capable of traveling to various facilities around the regions, as well as international locations for meetings or training as necessary and directed.

  • Ability to lift and carry files, packages, boxes weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • Natural or corrected vision to read printed materials and computer screen.

  • Natural or corrected hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

  • Capable of properly using standard office equipment, including telephone, and a computer with keyboard.

  • Ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Includes hard hat, steel toed shoes, safety glasses, etc.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work will mostly be performed indoors in a controlled environment. Some exposure to the R&D testing laboratory, which is open, and not air conditioned.


  • To be considered for employment with Proserv Operations Inc., or any of its' entities, you must answer all questions and complete all sections of the application form.

  • Fill in complete information on your education and work history. Applicants are encouraged to attach a copy of their most current resume to their application for employment.

  • Proserv Operations Inc. employs only U.S. citizens or aliens who can provide proof of identify and work authorization within three (3) working days of employment.

  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion and acceptable results of drug test, applicable work mobility test, criminal record check, education verification, motor vehicle record, and verification of professional licenses(s) if applicable.


This Company is an equal opportunity employer. Proserv Operations Inc. or its' entities, does not discriminate in hiring because of an individual's race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, or disability. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 prohibits discrimination on the basis of age for persons 40 or more years of age. Should you become an employee of Proserv Operations Inc., Inc., this application will become part of your permanent record. If necessary, you may use additional sheets of paper. Please do not include any information regarding race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, or disability.

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