Mechanical Systems Applications Engineer

Post Date

Feb 02, 2024



ZIP/Postal Code

Jun 14, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Engineering (Non IT)

Req #


Pay Rate

$55 - $82 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

Insight Global is seeking an Applications Engineer to join a power generation company located in Glastonbury, CT. The role is hybrid, and the ideal candidate will be onsite 3 days a week. This person will have a mechanical systems background and will be joining the Aftermarket Projects group who partners closely with all levels of engineering including controls, projects, quality, spares and field service personnel. Day to day, the Applications Engineer will be responsible for driving and supporting the development of Aftermarket Retrofits and Upgrade proposals/projects for installed gas turbine fleets. They will also connect engineering and commercial requirements during Aftermarket Project sales campaigns and provide experience-based commercial and technical guidance regarding scope, delivery, and commercial contract terms. The ideal candidate will have experience within the power generation or gas turbine industry as they will bring sufficient engineering experience, equipment knowledge, and schedule awareness to avoid delays and mitigate risks.

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Required Skills & Experience

- 5-8 years of experience in mechanical engineering/systems or electrical controls

- Experience working in a power generation, solar turbine or aero-derivative gas turbine power plant setting

- Education/Experience such as B.S. Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Marine, Power, etc.), or equivalent industry experience required

- Ability to handle commercial cost sheets while also managing proposals and delivery of project design/scope

-Comfortable with up to 20% travel domestic/international

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

- Knowledge and experience in power generation markets (Industrial, Utility, IPP) and/or Oil & Gas

- Customer focused mindset and able to appreciate customer and company perspectives

- Foreign language skills a plus as company services a global fleet of gas turbines

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.