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Applications Engineer

Mellott Company
Warfordsburg, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Job Scope:

Work entails equipment selection, aggregate flow analysis, drafting and conceptual proposal development, equipment and plant quote preparation, assistance with equipment/plant startups, and participation in plant optimization studies. This job requires knowledge and skills in several different fields such as crushing, screening, and conveying.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintain expert level of product knowledge and application
  • Travel to customer sites for bid proposal discussions
  • Perform field measuring duties, along with gathering survey data
  • Listen, understand, and convey customer requirements
  • Perform aggregate flow analyses and plant optimization studies, while making recommendations
  • Develop conceptual drawings
  • Produce scopes of work for contractor bid purposes, including concrete/construction/electrical
  • Develop internal cost estimates and bid proposals for external customers
  • Basic timeline and schedule development
  • Form and maintain relationships with both vendors and customers

Secondary Duties:

  • Maintain an overall safe work environment
  • Maintain and understand internal estimate form
  • Assist Contract Crushing and Rental Divisions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of industry terminology for equipment, parts, and processes
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to use 2D/3D CAD software, AutoCAD/Inventor preferred
  • Ability to use process simulation software, including AggFlow and/or Bruno
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications and other software

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Mining, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering

Experience Requirements:

Two to three years of related experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

Individual must be prepared for:

Reaching - 10% of shift

Bending - 15% of shift

Pushing - 10% of shift

Pulling - 10% of shift

Climbing - 5% of shift

Sitting - 60% of shift

Overhead work - 0% of shift

Standing - 20% of shift

Walking - 30% of shift

Lifting up to 50 pounds - 10% of shift

Employee must perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. The company will provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability, as defined by the ADA, who has made the company aware of his or her disability, provided that such accommodation does not constitute an undue hardship on the company.

Other Requirements:

  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical

Work Environment:

Work takes place in a climate controlled office, a company owned service shop, or a crushing site. The volume in the office is quiet, and the volume in the shop and crushing site is loud. Personal protective equipment, such as steel toe boots, a hard hat, safety glasses, and ear plugs/muffs, are required on the crushing site. Individual may be exposed to hot or cold temperatures.

Career Ladder:

This position leads to “Service Management” or senior level Application Engineering positions.

Safety: Promote a Healthy and Safe Culture

Empower employees to make the workplace safe

Establish employee ownership for safe behavior and awareness

Plan safety into all tasks

Learn from unsafe experiences to prevent future accidents

Performance Standards:

The criteria for evaluation in this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Successful development and timely completion of individual and divisional annual objectives
  2. Accomplishment of professional development goals as established in the employee performance evaluation
  3. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in building and maintaining levels of trust and respect
  4. Satisfactory annual evaluation by supervisor

Note: Mellott Company reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time with or without notice to the employee.

Mellott Company


Warfordsburg, PA
17267 USA



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