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Applications Engineer - Birmingham, AL

Position: Applications Engineer    

Location: Birmingham, AL 

Position Profile:
We are seeking Applications Engineers. The successful candidates will be responsible for acquiring and applying in-depth knowledge of:

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

The Applications Engineer supports Outside Sales and is a technical resource for customers. This position will initially be in Birmingham. The primary responsibilities are:

  • Providing Customers with Technical help and Service
  • Equipment Selections & Pricing
  • System Design
  • Developing Equipment Quotations & Technical Proposals
  • Field Work and Project Management

Other duties will include direct interaction with prospective customers; equipment troubleshooting; presentations, and problem solving. This position blends sales and technical work with a heavy emphasis on customer interaction and sales.

Position Requirements:

Education- The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Civil, or  Industrial 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 and possess a strong desire to interact with customers and prospects.   Strong computer skills (preferably Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SolidWorks and ACAD) are essential. Excellent communication skills, professionalism and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are required.

Experience- 3-5 years of related work experience is preferred.  Must be willing to relocate to one of our branch offices.

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 7 offices located throughout the southeast.


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