Service Engineer (PLC)

Dover Precision Components
Rosenberg, Texas
Jun 12, 2024
Jun 13, 2024
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Dover Precision Components 'DPC' ('the Company') is part of Dover Corporation's ('the Parent Company') Pumps and Process solutions segment. DPC holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. We design and manufacture mission-critical equipment components to deliver more affordable, cleaner energy solutions and enable manufacturers to operate more efficiently.


Dover Precision Components delivers products and services that enhance performance, improve safety, reduce carbon emissions, and accelerate clean energy adoption, through collaborative customer relationships, expert engineering, and an innovative culture. Our strong Company portfolio is comprised of long products and services offered under Cook Compression, Cook Mechanical Field Services, Waukesha Bearings, Waukesha Magnetic Bearings, Inpro/Seal, Bearings Plus, and FW Murphy Production Controls. Our global footprint reaches more than twelve locations in the Americas and more than six locations in Europe and China.

Position Summary:

The PLC Service Engineer provides on-site technical service on natural gas compressor controls, including retrofitting new controls into existing systems, testing, troubleshooting, and training customers on equipment operation. This role requires maintaining up-to-date knowledge of equipment changes, adhering to company policies and procedures, representing the company professionally, and accommodating flexible work hours and travel demands (up to 100% travel). The role will report to the Manager, Field Service and will be based in the Rosenberg, TX office.

  • Deliver comprehensive on-site technical support for natural gas compressor controls, encompassing the installation of new controls, rigorous testing, and troubleshooting of existing systems.
  • Proficiently interpret and apply electrical schematics for industrial control panels/cabinets to ensure accurate and efficient service delivery.
  • Conduct thorough training sessions for clients to ensure proficient operation and utilization of newly installed equipment.
  • Maintain meticulous documentation of all work assignments, encompassing detailed expense reports and daily activity summaries to ensure accountability and transparency.
  • Remain informed of the latest advancements and modifications in equipment to uphold expertise and efficiency in servicing practices.
  • Promptly communicate significant issues, progress updates, or encountered challenges to the supervisor for swift resolution and guidance.
  • Uphold strict adherence to company policies and procedures, reflecting professionalism and commitment to organizational standards.
  • Serve as a dedicated ambassador for the company, consistently embodying professionalism and fostering positive client relations.
  • Flexibly adjust work hours and scheduling to accommodate dynamic customer demands and operational requirements.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of natural gas compressor controls design and operation, as well as remote telemetry systems and networking topologies/interfaces.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing general computer skills, including a fundamental grasp of MS Office software, to streamline work processes and enhance productivity.
  • Maintain immaculate records of work activities, ensuring accuracy and accessibility for reference purposes.
  • Employ hand tools effectively and with precision to execute job duties efficiently and safely.
Minimum required qualifications:
  • Associate or bachelor's degree in Instrumentation and Controls or Electrical Engineering or similar related discipline is preferred.
  • Experience or technical certificate/program in lieu of degree will be considered.
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar technical field preferred.
  • Familiarity with industrial control panels/cabinets and electrical schematics.
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills, including MS Office software.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize hand tools.
  • Ability to be flexible with work hours and travel requirements (up to 100%).
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • The ideal candidate possesses the following experience, skills, and abilities:
  • Proficiency in conveying ideas clearly and concisely, fostering seamless collaboration and understanding.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate diverse environments and situations, embracing change with resilience and agility.
  • A commitment to consistently delivering high-quality results, driven by diligence, dedication, and accountability.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for the role and industry, fueling a proactive approach to challenges and opportunities.
  • A proactive mindset coupled with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively, ensuring timely and efficient outcomes.


We are diligent in recognizing our employees' needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are. We are Dover Precision Components,

Work Arrangement :Onsite

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position's responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, a candidate's education/training, the position's location, and the key skills needed for the position. Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.

This position may be located in:Americas : United States : Texas : Rosenberg

Sub Division : FW Murphy - E6069

Job Requisition ID : 54727

Job Function : Engineering