Mechanical and Systems Engineer - Houston

Job Description

Organization: Gas and Power
Business Unit: Oil & Gas
Requisition Number: 238181
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services. Siemens sets the standard for excellence in power generation, transmission and distribution, and provides innovative customer solutions – from utilities, to industrial space, to oil and gas companies. Siemens’ portfolio includes power plants and power-generating equipment, turbines for use as mechanical drives, compressors for industrial applications, power transmission and distribution systems, smart grid applications, and related instrumentation and control systems. For more information, please visit:

Job Description:

Position Summary:

As a Mechanical and Systems Engineer, you will be the mechanical lead for rotating machinery projects, working as a team member of a multi-disciplinary engineering team from sales handover through project execution, installation and commissioning, and warranty phases.  Responsibilities include:


  • Manage mechanical and systems technical scope for supply of new packaged rotating equipment for onshore and offshore projects including gas turbine-generators, gas turbine-compressors, electric motor-driven compressor trains, and extended plant scope (coolers, scrubbers, anti-surge valves, etc.)
  • Support Project Engineer to address technical concerns with internal and external clients
  • Ensure that the highest engineering standards are maintained within the mechanical engineering department during the design and manufacture of these products
  • Troubleshoot and understand gas turbine, compressor, and process system designs from a mechanical standpoint. Integrate those systems with electrical and controls systems.  This includes lube oil, fuel gas, and seal gas systems
  • Direct and review the drafting/design team on the creation of contract P&IDs, bills of materials, and part assemblies
  • Support production in the assembly of equipment through work instructions and redlining drawings  
  • Perform technical calculations for a project. For example: rotordynamic, structural, and fluid flow analysis
  • Provide technical/field service support through the end of warranty and handover to service.
  • Manage Mechanical Engineering schedule, including on time release of equipment specifications, bills of material, and customer documentation
  • Manage and monitor Mechanical Engineering budget
  • Interface with customers in a professional fashion. Represent Siemens as a technical subject matter expert.
  • Report to the Mechanical and Systems Engineering Manager


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum B.S. in an engineering related field
  • 5-8 years of Mechanical Engineering industry experience. Advanced degree may substitute for work experience
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Ability to direct a small team and give general direction to others
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering degree preferred. M.S. degree is a plus.    
  • Rotating Equipment experience
  • Experience with Engineering/PLM software Teamcenter, NX, E3, COMOS, and/or Jira
  • Knowledge of VBA, Hysys, Matlab, FEA, or any rotordynamics software
  • Experience with SAP

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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