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Applications Engineer

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Cincinnati, OH

Applications Engineer


Job Description

PDSI is recruiting for an Applications Engineer for a full-time direct opportunity for our client in Cincinnati, OH


  • Develop and provide preliminary design and quotation of packaged systems, and coordinate sales efforts and engineering and final design of systems.
  • Provide support to the Project Manager. Responsible for the coordination of the required equipment design and or specification at the project inception with the project manager, sales representative and /or the consulting engineer.
  • Develop equipment specifications, preliminary equipment layouts (e.g. scaled plan view drawings) for use by consulting engineers to aid in layout of mechanical equipment rooms.
  • Responsible for the development of budget or estimated pricing for equipment proposals, for obtaining major equipment component pricing from vendors along with supporting literature for bid and budget proposals, and the development of final bid proposals from consulting engineer's project plans and specifications.
  • Responsible for the proper selection of equipment components (e.g. chillers, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, motors, heat exchanger, piping, etc.), and for coordinating with Purchasing the purchase of major mechanical and electrical components.
  • Coordinate with Project Manager at time of order on in-house equipment design and control functions with engineering and production areas on both a verbal and written (using schematic design tools and PIF writer) basis.
  • Responsible for equipment submittal review and accuracy before submittals are sent to field for approval by consulting engineer, and for coordinating and field or submittal review change orders from the contractor and/or consulting engineer with in-house engineering and production areas.
  • Develop Order Status Report (OSR) in conjunction with the overall project schedule. Coordinate with the Project Manager on key milestones within the schedule
  • Work to improve customer relations and promote Modular HVAC systems.
  • Attend coordination meetings as required by the Project Manager

Qualifications Sought:

  • Minimum Associates Degree in the Electrical, Electronics, and/or Mechanical Engineering Technologies. Two to three years experience in a related field. Experience with PC, Microsoft Office Suite. 2D/3D CAD capabilities preferred.
  • Understanding, and/or desire to learn functions of electronic controllers, instruments, supporting field transmitters, and concepts of variable water volume pumping.
  • Knowledge and comprehension of project building plans, designs, and specifications as developed by consulting engineers; of equipment material compatibility with different mediums; and, of electrical power components, their uses, proper selection and/or sizing.

Starting Pay: $65,000 - $70,000

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation