Field Service Engineer

Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. manufactures heavy duty commercial marine propulsion and thrusters.  All thrusters are developed in-house by a complete engineering department for mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electronic design.




The Field Service Engineer provides high level support for installation and performs troubleshooting and repairs of the company’s marine propulsion products and systems.




  • Assemble, install, test, troubleshoot, and commission mechanically and hydraulically-driven propulsion machinery on shipboard installations.


  • Assemble, install, test, troubleshoot, and commission electro-hydraulic analog and digital PLC control systems on shipboard installations.


  • Assemble, install, wire, terminate, and test, electrical control panels, motors, variable frequency drives, and other components shipboard installations.


  • Conduct factory acceptance testing of completed assemblies and components prior to shipping.


  • Provide routine, scheduled, and on-call service.


  • Troubleshoot and repair defects and product failures, conduct root cause analyses, and implement corrective actions.


  • Conduct dock and sea trials of installed propulsion equipment.


  • Complete required documentation on service work to include data entry to track service history.


  • Assist with the training of contractors, customers, and vendors on product operation and maintenance as required.


  • Ensure quality control in accordance with the company ISO-9001:2008 Quality Assurance System (QAS).


  • Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with company HSE standards and procedures.


  • Interact and support a broad spectrum of personnel internal and external to the company. Work effectively and efficiently in both team-based and independent working environments to reduce costs and add value to the organization.


  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Field Service Manager.





Work is performed individually and subject to periodic review and consultation by the Field Service Manager to ensure that the quality and quantity of work performed meets expectations.  Reports directly to the Field Service Manager on ongoing activities and will consult with the Field Service Manager on major problem areas or deviations from project objectives or expectations.




This position does not exercise supervision over other personnel.




Heavy (more than 50 percent and more than 2 weeks per job).



Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed or are able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential responsibilities of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, in order to safely perform the essential responsibilities of the job.  Must show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.




Must be capable of verbal communication, hearing, and have adequate vision for reading small print and diagrams. Must have sufficient manual dexterity to be able to operate hand tools and measuring devices. Must be able to routinely lift and move up to 50 pounds unaided. Must board marine vessels and frequently negotiate shipboard ladders, companion ways, compartments, and hatches.




Must be able to reason, analyze, prioritize, conceptualize, make judgments, and solve problems. Must be able to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.



  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or Marine Engineering.




  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or Marine Engineering; and


  • Two (2) years experience in assembly, installation, or testing of mechanical rotating equipment or electro-hydraulic systems, to include PLC control systems, in an offshore marine environment.



Thrustmaster of Texas is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, including medical, dental, vision coverage and a 401(K) retirement plan.


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