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Become a Valued Member of our Team.

For the people who work at MECO, it’s more than a job. It’s a calling. MECO products make a difference in people’s lives. If you’re part of the MECO team, you’re not just helping to build machines; you’re ensuring that the U.S. soldiers overseas have fresh water to drink, you’re assisting pharmaceutical companies in the development of life-saving drugs, and you’re delivering drinking water to developing nations where potable water is in short supply. As a world leader in the design and construction of water treatment, Pure Steam and desalination plants, we frequently have openings on our team to service our growing roster of clients. Consider coming to work at MECO where changing jobs means changing lives.

MECO IS AN EEO EMPLOYER: MECO complies with all applicable government regulations concerning, 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. 

To be Considered for a Position:

MECO will only accept applications for current open positions. Applicants must meet all minimum requirements to be considered for the posted position(s) and must be legally eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship.

For qualified individuals, MECO offers a work environment focused on growth, development and teamwork. To be considered for an opportunity to discuss your career potential, please follow the directions when applying for the position of your choice. Due to the volume of responses received, we can only respond to candidates selected for an interview.

MECO is an EEO employer: Male / Female / Vet / Disability and participates in E-Verify.

We verify education, prior employment and conduct background check, and require pre-employment drug and alcohol screening.  Certain positions may also require a physical.  No verifications, d/a screening or physical will be required until an offer is accepted.



Current Job Openings in Limerick Ireland, MECO’s European Headquarters

As part of our mission to offer incomparable water purification solutions to customers worldwide, we’re expanding our presence in Europe. Our new strategic location in Limerick, Ireland, makes MECO’s already strong worldwide presence even stronger.

A list of available jobs are below. Please check back to this web page for more information and updates.  Interested candidates can submit resumes to .


Business Development Manager – MECO Ireland LTD

Our ideal candidate for the Business Development Manager at MECO Ireland LTD will be a customer-oriented professional with strong communication skills and a proven track record of increased sales to targeted sectors within the European marketplace. This person must be knowledgeable about the European market for capital water making equipment, have prior contacts within the market and be able to generate new sales leads. The Business Development Manager will be responsible for all forecast information on bid proposals, budget quotes and future projects with key tactics identified to position MECO as a preferred supplier.

This individual will work closely with both the U.S. Sales & Marketing team and our engineering staff to insure proffered solutions meet our clients’ needs and MECO corporate strategy.

Minimum requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering or Marketing
  • 5+ years Sales Experience



Service Engineer – MECO Ireland LTD

If you enjoy working on the machines, solving intricate problems and traveling this position may be a great opportunity to integrate your interests into a wonderful career. MECO’s Service Engineers work closely with our customers to resolve issues related to the commissioning, repair, and maintenance of units that have been delivered and/or are in use. Service Engineers liaison with the design/project engineers to develop efficient and cost effective solutions.  

Minimum requirements: 


  • BS in an Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial) discipline
  • Formal training in PLCs
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Effective communication skills



Current Job Openings may be based either in Mandeville, LA. or Stafford, TX.


Electrical / Controls Engineers

 Electrical, control, instrumentation and power systems.  Multiple positions available.  May be assigned to Stafford, TX or Mandeville, LA office depending upon candidate location and/or preference.


Key areas of expertise:  Process Controls, Instrumentation, PLC Programming, Motor Controls, NEC, IEC and UL.


Specific responsibilities will vary from project to project and include power and control system design, control system programming, system documentation, control hardware, instrumentation and other related system components. Electrical / controls engineers often participate in all phases of projects from applications to detailed design and through documentation, testing, commissioning and are also significant contributors to product development.


Ideal candidates are committed to quality, attention to detail and the continued pursuit of excellence.  The Electrical/Controls Engineer must be self-directed and able to work both independently and as a team member.


Minimum qualifications:

BSEE with 2+ years of applicable experience.

Strong PLC programming and HMI configuration experience

Experience selecting and configuring instrumentation and motor control components

Ability to travel domestically and internationally.


Desirable experience:


Rockwell Automation PLC/HMI

Water purification systems

BioPharm and/or offshore oil & gas process systems

 Submit resume to: 





Customer Service Rep

If your background includes customer service with inside sales experience, have prior experience in an industrial or commercial parts department and are computer savvy; you may have the skills to be a successful Customer Service Representative for Mechanical Equipment Company Inc.  This is a fast-paced position in an environment that creates lots of paper. 

Minimum requirements: 

·         College graduate, preferred

·         Minimum 2 years of experience as a CSR with some inside sales experience of commercial and/or industrial parts


We require an organized, detail-oriented individual who can handle a high degree of stress and has excellent time management skills.

Submit resume by e-mail to, Reference CSR-TX in subject line.






This position will have daily responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:  route piping given a process flow diagram, model equipment, structural steel, piping assembly and spool drawings.  May also be required to prepare BOM and equipment details. 


Educational Requirements: 

  • Minimum of HS diploma or equivalent
  • Formal Autodesk Inventor or SolidWorks training, preferred
  • 1+ years Inventor experience, preferred
  • Knowledge base must include drafting methods & procedures
  • Must have thorough working knowledge of Word and Excel


Experience must include at least one of the following:

Piping:  3 years of experience routing piping in a 3D model & creating the material take off.

Structural: 2-3 years of experience as a Structural Designer

Mechanical: 2-3 years of Machine Shop drawing & design experience

For all positions, experience with Autodesk Vault is preferred




All production positions have certain physical requirements that must be met with or without accommodation.  There requirements will be provided at the time of application.

All positions have the minimum requirements provided.  MECO will not consider candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements.  All production positions require the candidate to pass a written mechanical aptitude test.

Candidates for production positions must apply in person (Mon-Fri, 7:30 – 2) at the MECO Mandeville facility located at 68375 Compass Way East.  This plant is in the Alamosa Business Park north of I-12 off LA Hwy 59.  We cannot accept resumes via mail, fax or e-mail.


Mazak Lathe Machinist (2nd Shift)


You will be required to produce machined parts to required tolerances using Engineering drawings, manufacturing operating instructions and sketches.  Will be required to set up and inspect own work with minimal supervision.  All candidates should have a strong work ethic, a dedication to quality and pride in his/her work.


MECO will only consider candidates who meet the following minimum requirements:

HS diploma or GED

Minimum 5+ years practical experience in a machine shop

Must have experience on a Mazak Lathe or equivalent machinery

Must be able to pass written mechanical aptitude test

Must be willing to work overtime as necessary.



Fabricator – 2nd Shift

The job requires the employee to fabricate from fabrication and piping drawings.  The ideal candidate must be able to operate all equipment used in the fabrication department.  Will be required to read and understand any engineering drawing/specs with little or no supervision.  Must be able to produce structurally sound welds, be able to fit, fabricate piping systems and complex layouts with minimal guidance.

This is a second shift position (1 – 9 p.m.) following MECO specific training.  A shift differential will apply.


  • HS Diploma or GED
  • 5 years exp fabricating and performing TIG welding on stainless steel
  • TIG welding experience in full penetration welds in all positions

Desired skills:

  • ASME vessel experience


Apply in person:  MECO 68375 Compass Way East, Mandeville, LA 70471 (Alamosa Business Park north of I-12, off exit 65) between 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.  We cannot accept resumes via fax, mail or e-mail.




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