Job Description
Project Engineer
Application deadline:  asap
Workplace:  Hybrid Position
Job Location (Short):  Houston, Texas, United States
Contract Type:  Full-Time
Employment Type:  Regular

Peerless: having no equal; matchless, unrivaled. At Peerless, a Grundfos subsidiary, our team of experts come together with a common commitment for manufacturing sustainable pumps that provide peace of mind. Our pumps create more reliable food supplies, clean and safe water, and keep life and property safe around the globe. For nearly a century, the Peerless brand has worked to keep people safe where they live, work, and play. We are Pioneers. We are united. We are Peerless! Join our united team! 


What is the job about?   


Peerless Pump Company, a Grundfos subsidiary, is seeking an experienced Project Engineer to join its Engineered Systems team.  The Engineer will be responsible for providing technical support for the Order Winning, Order Fulfillment and Field Service of engineered-to-order (ETO) business working closely with Project Managers.  The objective is to develop scope, technical documentation, review engineered drawings and specifications to meet customer needs and order requirements and translate the requirements into our business systems. This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager- Engineered Systems and will operate on a hybrid schedule out of the Willowbrook Park Drive, Houston facility.  Relocation for this position cannot be supported and qualified candidates must have authorization to work in the USA without support. 

This role is not located in Brookshire, Texas. It is located on Willowbrook Drive, Houston, Texas. 


Your main responsibilities:  

  • Position will design and detail engineer Peerless Pump Engineered-To-Order Fire Package Systems and other pumping systems as required.
  • Design of systems includes pump selection, design of piping system, and ancillary equipment with the scope of supply
  • Perform technical review and data collection from customer documentation (including returned submittals), specifications, drawings, purchase order, hand over meetings, and technical standards
  • Identify scope through quotations and specifications and preorder components as needed early in order review
  • Obtain supplier quotes for custom and special components in cooperation with the ETO purchaser and planner
  • Review, prepare and compile shop fabrication drawings including obtaining and verifying vendor submittal data packages and installation, operation and maintenance manuals for the customer
  • Coordinate and conduct factory testing as required per the project agreements, which may consist of developing testing configuration drawings, data tables and other requirements to properly perform a test


Your background 


We imagine that you have:    


Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of a four-year technical degree or engineering degree or equivalent experience in design or applications role.  Additionally, have 3-5 years experience with rotating and hydraulic equipment including drivers, controls, and interface is desired. Manufacturing related experience is advantageous.


  • Working knowledge of design software, Solid Works, Draftsite/AutoCAD, etc
  • Experience in Fire Package Systems, NFPA 20, and other pump systems is favorable
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written are a must
  • A good work ethic is very important including the ability to prioritize various tasks
  • Understanding of pump principles, pump construction, hydraulics, and application of products and accessories is desirable
  • Must have a comprehensive familiarity of computer software including Microsoft OFFICE (Excel, Word, Power Point, TEAMs) and knowledge with ADOBE PRO, etc
  • Must have ability to develop a positive relationship with our customers, sales, production, procurement, quality and all other internal teams
  • May be required to travel to meetings with customers and field sites     


Please note that relocation for this position cannot be supported and qualified candidate must have the authorization to work in the USA without support. 



What’s in it for you? 


What are your goals? Here at Peerless it’s our mission to enable you develop and fulfil your aspirations, both career and personal. You’ll find that your fresh ideas will be welcomed and make a difference in how we conduct our business. 


In addition, your day-to-day benefits as a regular, full-time employees include:  

5 paid holidays; paid time off for volunteering; up to 20 paid vacation days. Vacation hours are accrued on a prorated basis, based on your hire date within the calendar year. 

Competitive medical, dental, and vision plans; 401(k)-match program. 

Diverse, inclusive environment with employee-led forums offering colleagues a safe place to connect and share openly.  

Long-term career development with regular dialogue, as well as continuous learning and development opportunities.  

Access to the modern Grundfos Academy to pursue further both personal and professional development.  




Do you want to learn more?   


If this job sounds interesting, please send your resume and cover letter by clicking “Apply”.   


We look forward to hearing from you. 


If you would like to dig deeper into the Peerless universe, please visit us and check out why our employees are Peerless.  


Grundfos needs and welcomes professional people from all corners and backgrounds by providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. Employment decisions at Grundfos are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Learn more about your rights as an applicant and pay transparency. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. 


About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.