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Application Engineer / Specialist

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 20440 

Job Category: Information Technology 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Do you enjoy helping clients across different sectors design and implement automation systems, and solve technical problems? Do you have a drive for helping clients to extract value of their data by applying leading-edge digital and automation technologies? Do you want to be part of a dynamic team helping to establish Hatch as a leading digital services and solutions provider in our vertical industries – Infrastructure, Metals and Energy?

Hatch is looking for highly skilled and motivated Solutions Engineers to help grow our Digital and Systems Integration practice in Canada (Montreal) and USA (Houston). You would be one of the key members of a nimble team, helping our clients reduce the implementation gap of digital technologies and systems. Your digital and systems integration team, part of the larger digital team will accelerate the adoption of digital solutions in our vertical sectors.

You will be supported, coached and mentored by Senior Members of our team to ensure that our services deliver the quality that clients are expecting from Hatch.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Understand Client’s challenges to help scope and define requirements
  • Prepare work packages and their estimations
  • Configuring and integrating the client’s operational systems to support the client’s business objectives
  • Deep-dive technical discussions around design
  • Lead and support presentations (small and large groups)


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Chemical or Systems Engineering
  • Minimum of 2-5 years Industrial Automation experience
  • Exposure to improvement methodologies (e.g. Lean or 6 Sigma), industrial operations (e.g container terminal, bulk material terminal, mining / mineral processing, oil & gas, manufacturing or relevant industries
  • Practical knowledge and experience with these technologies would be an asset (but not mandatory):
    • Software programming / scripting such as Java, C#, VB.Net, Python, R, MATLAB or Similar
    • Relational databases such as SQL, Oracle
    • Real-time Information Systems such as OSISoft PI, Wonderware
    • Business Intelligence such as Tableau, Spotfire or Similar
    • Messaging Services and Formats such as JMS, XML, XSLT
  • Fluent in English and/or Spanish or French (Reading, Writing and Speaking)


Required Qualifications

The successful candidates will possess strong spoken and written communication skills that will allow them to interact in a direct, clear and concise manner with a variety of stakeholders including senior technical and management personnel within clients, partners/vendors and Hatch. They will need to have the continuous improvement attitude and the technical background that enables them to be able to dig deep into technical concepts. The ideal candidates will be personable, able to interact well with different on-site client personnel on a variety of situations to get collaborative outcomes. They will be willing to travel to site for long stints and have an innate curiosity to always keep your technical skills current.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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