Evident Ultrasonic Inspection Equipment
Principal Engineer
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NDT.org Job Number: 78597 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Kiefner
Phone: gereline.jones@jobs.texas.applusrtdus
Company: Kiefner
State: OH Ohio
Contact: Kiefner
Country: United States
Length: Permanent
The Principal Engineer for Welding Engineering, Fitness for Service, and Materials Engineering (Doer-Seller) is a pivotal role within Kiefner and Associates, Inc. The role encompasses welding engineering expertise, fitness for service assessments, engineering critical assessments, fatigue analysis, and materials lab analysis. With a primary focus on technical excellence, this position balances responsibilities across project execution, proposal refinement, and business development, embodying the spirit of a true doer and seller.

1. Technical Expertise and Projects (~65%): �

* Apply profound welding engineering knowledge and skills to drive welding-related projects, adhering rigorously to industry standards and stringent safety protocols.
* Conduct meticulous fitness for service assessments, engineering critical assessments, fatigue analysis, and materials lab analysis, employing cutting-edge equipment and methodologies.
* Offer seasoned guidance and expertise in welding processes, materials selection, and fabrication techniques, optimizing project outcomes and operational efficiency.
* Collaborate seamlessly with cross-disciplinary project teams, ensuring welding, fitness for service, and materials engineering standards and specifications are met to elevate the organizational stature.

2. Proposal Writing and Reviews, Business Development (~35%): �

* Articulate technically comprehensive, persuasive proposals for welding engineering, fitness for service, engineering critical assessments, fatigue analysis, and materials engineering projects, accentuating the depth and value of our services.
* Diligently review and enhance proposals, aligning them meticulously with project requirements, industry benchmarks, and client expectations, epitomizing our unwavering commitment to exceptional service delivery.
* Engage closely with the proposal team, refining complex technical information into accessible, compelling narratives, ensuring our proposals stand out in a competitive landscape.
* Propel business growth through proactive participation in business development calls, meetings, and presentations with prospective clients, showcasing our expertise in welding engineering, fitness for service, and materials engineering.
* Identify, cultivate, and nurture relationships with potential clients and influential industry stakeholders, positioning our organization as a trusted engineering partner of choice.
* Provide strategic technical insights and recommendations to the business development team, empowering them to effectively articulate project specifics and requirements to clients.
* Foster an inclusive, collaborative environment within the business development team, championing knowledge exchange and strategic foresight as catalysts for organizational advancement.
* Foster enduring, client-centric relationships by serving as a distinguished technical point of contact, exemplifying our dedication to comprehending and fulfilling their unique project requisites.
* Attentively listen to clients, grasp their objectives, and tailor solutions that augment value and drive successful project outcomes, reinforcing our esteemed reputation for impeccable service.
* Proactively address client inquiries and concerns, ensuring their contentment and faith in our unwavering commitment to delivering on promises.
* Maintain impeccably detailed records of billable hours, project progress, and client interactions, facilitating astute decision-making and proficient project management.
* Generate insightful, meticulously structured reports delineating project status, accomplishments, and prospective opportunities, fostering transparent communication and strategic planning within the organization.



3. Education and Work Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in Welding Engineering, Materials Engineering, or related field.
* Holds valid credentials: API-510, API-570, and Certified Welding Inspector (CWI).
* The successful candidate will have 7-10 years of experience in a related filed.
* Proficient in welding engineering principles, fitness for service assessments, engineering critical assessments, fatigue analysis, and materials lab analysis.�
* Strong business acumen and understanding of business development in a consulting environment.�
* Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, both technical and non-technical.�
* Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritizing effectively.�
* Proficiency in proposal writing and reviewing, with keen attention to detail.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
* Professional Engineer (PE) preferred.
* Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Certificates and Licenses Required

* Professional Engineering (PE) License is preferred.
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