Aegion Corporation

Product Engineer

US-MO-Chesterfield
Job ID
2017-8486

Overview

Insituform Technologies, LLC is seeking an experienced Product Engineer.

 

Insituform Technologies, LLC, an Aegion company, is a leading worldwide provider of cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and other technologies and services for the rehabilitation of pipeline systems. Insituform's businesses consist of sewer, drinking water, and energy and mining pipeline rehabilitation and protection. The company provides cost-effective solutions to remediate operational, health, regulatory and environmental problems resulting from aging and defective pipelines. Insituform's technologies allow its customers to avoid the extraordinary expense and extreme disruption that can result from traditional "dig and replace" methods.

Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

Expert on polymeric composites (product development, design & manufacturing of composites). Manages project development teams. Provides technical, marketing and field support of the developed products to the various Insituform personnel and end users.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be the subject matter expert on the use of polymeric composites for infrastructure rehabilitation.
  • Design, develop, prototype, commercialize, support manufacturing and field installation of infrastructure rehabilitation using innovative materials and process.
  • Manages project development teams in the development of new products. Includes market evaluation to define product requirements, establish project goals and schedule, choosing team members, sourcing vendors and suppliers, conducting lab tests to evaluate individual components of produce, conducting yard test of full scale product and conducting field tests to make necessary modifications.
  • Monitor and assist with Insituform installation and specialty products.
  • Represent Company by providing technical papers and presentations of product at trade shows, committee meetings and conferences, and customer presentations.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Occasionally responsible for managing project development teams which consist of employees from other departments
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can be extremely loud on a jobsite.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk & hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.
  • Basic exercises such as walking, climbing, lifting, etc. are used for operating installation equipment such as hoses, hardware, and robots.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequent travel.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Engineering from four-year college or university and a minimum of five years’ experience in polymeric composites. Preference for composites R&D experience either in industry or academia and/or experience in technical and operational support for infrastructure rehabilitation technology. Candidates with either a focus on the polymeric chemistry, composite structural mechanics or composite manufacturing (thermosets/thermoplastics) should apply.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical specifications, procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, algebra, and proportions to practical situations.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Computer literate – ability to work with various software packages. Ability to make rapid, accurate decisions to respond to changing site dynamics. Mechanical aptitude. Experience in marketing and sales.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS:

Valid passport required.

 

 

Insituform Technologies, LLC offers Competitive Salary with a full benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Matching 401k, Tuition Assistance, and much more, as well as the opportunity for growth within an expanding worldwide company. 

 

Aegion Corporation and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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