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Applications Engineer-Decatur, AL

Position: Application Engineer

Location: Decatur, Alabama 

Status: Full Time

Position Profile

We are seeking an Application Engineer for our Decatur, Alabama office. A successful candidate will be responsible for acquiring and applying in-depth knowledge of:

Industrial Ventilation
• Air Pollution Control
• Pumping Systems
• Pneumatic Conveying
• Chemical Feed & Metering

The Application Engineer supports Outside Sales and is a technical resource for customers. The primary responsibilities are:

• Equipment Selections & Pricing
• System Design
• Developing Equipment Quotations & Technical Proposals
• Customer Service
• Project Management

Other duties may include occasional direct interaction with customers such as troubleshooting, presentations, and problem solving. 


Position Requirements

Education- The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Civil, Industrial, or Chemical Engineering. Other disciplines will be considered, however Fluid Engineering’s products and applications are most closely related to these engineering disciplines. 

Skills- The candidate must be a self-starter, have a strong work ethic, and an interest in helping customers with their applications.   Strong computer skills (preferably Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and ACAD) are essential. Excellent communication skills, professionalism and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are required.


Company Description

Fluid Engineering is a technical sales firm that combines four major business roles: 

1. As an Industrial Distributor we sell equipment (pumps, fans, air pollution control, explosion mitigation, pneumatic conveying).

2. As a System Integrator we design and sell turnkey systems.

3. As a General Contractor we provide oversight & project management for turnkey installations.

4. As Field Service Engineers we test & analyze industrial ventilation systems. 

Fluid Engineering’s energetic team of people is the key to the company’s success.  The Alabama based company has continued to grow since its founding in 1992. Today, the company services industrial market sectors from 5 offices located throughout the southeast.   


Qualified applicants should email resumes to

Hiring Manager