Applications Engineer - Wastewater - Hillsboro, OR

Hillsboro, OR, US, 97003

Hydro International



Job ID:  495859



Hydro International, a CRH Company, is a leading global provider of advanced products, services and expertise to help municipal, industrial and construction customers to improve their water management processes, increase operational performance and reduce environmental impact. With over 40 years of experience and a reputation for engineering excellence, businesses, and public bodies all over the world rely on our products, services and integrated solutions to reduce flood risk, improve water treatment and protect the environment from water pollution. We have a network of over 80 distribution partners and serve customers in more than 40 countries. As part of CRH Infrastructure Products, we are leading the water management industry with innovative, sustainable solutions and a safety-first mindset.


Position Summary


The Applications Engineer will be engineering services for proposals, price quotations, formal bids and technical specifications of Hydro’s products.


Key Duties


  • Handling product inquiries from clients, direct sales staff, and independent sales representatives.

  • Selecting, sizing, and designing equipment and equipment systems to meet client’s needs.

  • Preparing proposals, price quotations and technical specifications for Hydro’s CSO and Wastewater products.

  • Review contract documents and prepare Scopes of Supply and bid pricing for general contractors, municipalities, direct sales staff, and independent sales representatives.

  • Facilitate project handover between departments.

  • Preparation of AutoCAD/Inventor drawings to include:

    • 2D and 3D General arrangement drawings for proposals.

    • 2D and 3D detailed arrangement/layout drawings for final proposals and specifications.

    • Review internally generated drawings.

  • Provide engineering services for detailed design and specification/drawing review. Work closely with specifying engineers, installation contractors and customers to ensure their needs are clearly identified and satisfied.

  • Work with equipment fabricators and vendors to update system costs.

  • Attend training sessions, seminars, exhibitions, and conferences as required by the Company.

  • Assist with general office duties as and when required.

  • To apply the requirements of the BS EN ISO 9001 14001 as appropriate within your area of responsibility.

  • To be responsible for the Health and Safety and Environmental aspects affecting self, employees, and projects in your control.

  • Other duties which the company may reasonably require the individual to undertake.

Competence & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, civil, chemical, environmental engineering or equivalent work experience.

  • Practical working knowledge of engineering principals and the needs of the water industry and its customers.

  • General MS Office Programs knowledge.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Inventor or equivalent related software or similar 3-D packages.

  • Knowledge of CRM and ERP database software preferred.

Skills and Attributes


  • Proven ability to interact with customers through excellent communication skills, to collaborate with people from all backgrounds and be a team player is required.

  • The ability to remain calm and responsive in a fast-paced environment with short timelines and frequently changing priorities.

  • Highly organized, strong attention to detail, and excellent grammar and technical writing skills.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jul 5, 2024

Job Segment: Direct Sales, Application Engineering, Construction, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Sales, Engineering