Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Houston



What matters most to you? Is it being a part of a strong team? Supporting your family? Solving global problems? You can do these and more at Caterpillar; where your work enables progress around the globe and you contribute to meaningful work. Together, we can build what matters.

The Caterpillar Oil & Gas and Marine Division has an exciting opportunity for an Application and Installation (A&I) Engineer. This position can be located in Peoria, Illinois or Houston, Texas. As an A&I Engineer, you will provides technical expertise and pre-sales commercial support for transmissions for Caterpillar Oil and Gas worldwide. Responsibilities include working with dealers and end customers to successfully apply transmissions into Well Service applications. The A&I Engineer is responsible for ensuring a product’s technical specifications and capabilities are communicated to the sales force, and provides technical assistance as needed to enable the sale of Caterpillar products.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

* The A&I Engineer also serves as a subject matter expert to support product development efforts by providing critical customer input on market requirements and working with the NPI team to optimize the product for the most cost-effective installation for our customers during the NPI process. Additional responsibilities include developing and maintaining application and installation manuals, technical communications, preparing and conducting product and application training for dealers and end customers, as well as assisting customers and dealers with complex or unique applications.

* The A&I Engineer is a recognized expert in both Caterpillar’s Well Service products as well as customer applications of those products. Travel will be required, including globally, to support specific sales opportunities, deliver dealer training, support industry trade shows, and conduct installation and design audits. The A&I engineer serves as a trusted advisor for Caterpillar dealers and supports their sales efforts.

* This role is a key contributor for Caterpillar’s continuing leadership in the Well Service market. Through close support and technical advice this engineer is an integral part of a team focused on expanding market leadership and achieving Caterpillar’s long-term plans.

* Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time and have ability to travel worldwide


Basic Qualifications:

*Bachelor's Degree in an accredited mechanical or electrical engineering curriculum

*3+ years of relevant engineering work experience in mechanical or electrical engineering fields

*3+ years of experience with design and/or application of transmissions

Top Candidates will also have:

*Prior experience in dealer/customer facing positions

*Demonstratedability to communicate technical information effectively

*Transmission and engine systems experience such as working knowledge of cooling, lubrication, controls, and system dynamics

*Oil and Gas industry experience in a technical support role

*A commitment to provide prompt, high quality responses to customer requests which may sometimes require extended work days and travel

*Experience with design and/or application of well service products, including but not limited to well stimulation pumps, cement pumps, nitrogen pumps, coiled tubing pumps, and workover rigs.

*Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

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About the company

Caterpillar Inc., is an American corporation which designs, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network.[3][4] Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.[1] With more than US$89 billion in assets, Caterpillar was ranked number one in its industry and number 44 overall in the 2009 Fortune 500.