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Application Engineer

Mandeville, LA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

MSHS specializes in the overhaul, repair, maintenance and testing of diesel engines, turbochargers, and filtration equipment. As an authorized distributor and service center for the world's diesel engine, turbocharger, and equipment manufacturers, MSHS provides extensive service and inventory support. MSHS is ISO 9001:2015 certified and has a dedicated staff of engineers, mechanics, and machinists.

Summary: Reporting to the Engineering Manager, MSHS is seeking an energetic experienced Applications Engineer that will be responsible for supporting/leading the development and execution of power generation and propulsion control systems driven by prime movers (steam / gas / hydro turbines and diesel / gas engines), with a focus on multi-point injection gas-engine controls.

A main focus of the engineering group is the retrofit and conversion of control systems to Woodward and other programmable controls, and mechanical adaptations. You will be expected to take a project from conception through design and testing to onsite commissioning and all the necessary documentation on the way. Position requires in-depth of knowledge of gas-engines, power generation systems, and Electrical systems, technical writing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sales support, determining customer requirements and development of a statement of work based on information supplied from: Sales force, Direct customer contact, Site visits, Interaction with in-house technical specialists, Interaction with vendor specialists.
    • Estimate project costs for materials and engineering resource
    • Use technical writing skills for quote document development
  • Project Design and Development: Taking customer requirement from PO through to completion. This will include but not limited to the following steps:
    • Bill of Materials, selection of required parts
    • Wiring Diagrams. Cabinet Layout Drawings, design, and development
    • Control and software, design, and development
    • Assembly and Testing
    • Documentation, manual collating, comprising system descriptions, BOM, Drawings etc.
  • Testing :
    • Inhouse testing of control system, FAT customer testing,
    • Site installation and commissioning.
    • Field Service as required
  • Technical Support :
    • Inhouse technical support to sales and service groups as well as customer technical support.

Skills & Experience:

  • Theoretical and practical experience with control systems for gas and/or dual-fuel engines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office business software, Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Electrical understanding
  • Demonstrated self-starting ability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (in English a must, Spanish would be a plus)
  • Customer oriented with good interpersonal skills
  • Willing and able to travel, domestically and internationally (Travel approx 50% of time)


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent, and 3 years relevant work experience or diploma and five (5) years relevant work experience in power generation, industrial automation or related industry.
  • Professional or Trade certification
  • Valid US Driving License

MSHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MSHS does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Candidates must pass a drug test before beginning work or receiving an offer of employment. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.



Mandeville, LA
70448 USA



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