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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). 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 may be based either in Mandeville, LA. or Stafford, TX.


Project Engineers


 MECO is seeking Project Engineer candidates to perform mechanical/process engineering design in both our Stafford, TX and Mandeville, LA offices.

Specific responsibilities will vary from project to project and include process design of thermal, membrane, and ion exchange systems; thermal and physical design of heat exchangers, evaporators, and condensers; structural design of skids and frames; and selection of pumps, valves, and other related system components. Project engineers often participate in all phases of projects from applications to detailed design and through documentation, testing, commissioning and are also the primary contributors to product development.  Ideal candidates are committed to quality and the continual pursuit of excellence. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • BSME and 4+ years of applicable experience.
  • Must have strong computer skills in Word, Excel, etc.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


Desirable experience:

  • PED/CE/CRN/ASME Section VIII Code design
  • Water purification systems
  • BioPharm and/or offshore oil & gas process systems
  • Manufacturing

Submit resume to: for Louisiana-based positions or for Texas-based positions.




Are you a road-warrior willing to travel extensively, both domestically & abroad?  Are you looking for a career with new challenges presented daily? If you answered yes to these questions and meet the qualifications listed, you may be the ideal candidate for this position.


Minimum Requirements:

·    HS Diploma or equivalent plus technical training, Associates degree preferred.

·    Must have strong electro-mechanical skills.

·    Must be able to read piping, electrical and controls schematics

·    Must be educated in industrial safety procedures in order to ensure the successful support to the industries we serve (primarily pharmaceutical and marine).


Must self-manage and be willing to travel up to 85% of the time.


Following product-specific training at our Mandeville, LA facility, the Service Representative I will assist in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of complex industrial machinery.  You will be required to diagnose and solve equipment problems using a wide array of skills, including tool expertise; error analysis; machinery upkeep; small-scale fabrication and repairs; and controls (PLC) work. 


This position will be home-based at the MECO facility in Mandeville, LA.  Applicants must be eligible to legally work in the US without sponsorship.  MECO participates in E-Verify.


Submit resume as an attachment to  Reference the position title in the subject line.


Mechanical Designers


We are seeking all levels of Mechanical Designers experienced in process piping using AutoDesk Inventor 2013.  We would prefer someone with high tolerance machine shop drawing experience.

Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:  routing piping given a P&I and equipment, preparing structural piping assembly and spool drawings.  May be required to prepare BOM and equipment details. 


·    Minimum of HS diploma or equivalent plus formal AutoDesk Inventor training

·    2+ years process piping design experience

·    1+ years Inventor experience

·    Knowledge base must include drafting methods, procedures & techniques and Inventor 2013

·    Must have thorough working knowledge of Word and Excel

·    Experience with AutoDesk Vault preferred

Submit resume as word.doc or pdf attachment 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.


Purchasing Assistant


This position may be located in either Stafford, TX or Mandeville, LA.


The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring all outgoing POs are acknowledged and confirm receipt with suppliers; provide expediting reports and updates to all PO delivery dates; create and maintain supplier and purchase order files; record and distribute purchase orders for approval and maintain Approved Supplier/Vendor Database in computer.  The individual will provide general clerical support to Purchasing and, when necessary, the Material Department.


Minimum Requirements:


·        Associate Degree in Business or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field

·        2+ years of experience in a purchasing environment or related administrative area

·        Proficiency in M/S Office, Internet Applications and exposure to ERP environment


A pleasant personality and excellent communication skills are necessary to present a professional image to MECO’s vendor representatives, clients, customers and guests.  The candidate selected will have strong organizational and time management skills.

MECO is an EEO (Male/Female/Veterans/Disabled) company and participates in the E-Verify system.

Submit resume to:  Reference Purchasing Assistant in the subject line and state your preference of location.  There is no relocation assistance provided for this position.




Quality Representative


We are seeking a Quality Representative to collect and distribute quality documentation, monitor shop testing, including hydro-tests and various functional tests, assist with safety and hazardous materials awareness.  This individual may also assist in materials and in-process inspection and Quality Audits. 



BS in an Engineering discipline, preferred. 

At least 1 year experience in a quality system

Knowledge of ASME, AWS, PED & ISO standards preferred

Must be knowledgeable about inspection techniques

Weld inspection experience preferred

Strong computer skills a plus

Knowledge of manufacturing systems and engineering drawings preferred.


Submit resume as an attachment to:  List job title in subject line.


Customer Service Rep

As a CSR for the MECO Parts Department in Mandeville, LA you will have responsibilities for quoting, taking orders & responding to inquiries from our military customers.  Additional duties include picking parts and expediting the shipment of parts.


Minimum requirements: 

College degree, preferred.

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


This is a fast-paced position in an environment that creates lots of paper.  You need to be organized and detail-oriented.  It is important that you can handle a high degree of stress and have excellent time management skills.

Submit resume by e-mail to resumes  Reference CSR-LA in subject line.



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.



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


Electrician – 2nd Shift


We are seeking an individual experienced in wiring electrical and instrumentation panels.  The ideal candidate will read and interpret wiring schematics; layout and wire control and instrumentation panels without benefit of point-to-point wiring drawings, follow all electrical codes, determine wiring runs and bending of conduit on skid mounted equipment, troubleshoot problems.  (No hot work required.)

Minimum requirements:

  • HS diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of experience in the above skills     
   68375 Compass Way East   •   Mandeville, LA 70471   •   phone: 985.249.5500   •   tollfree: 800.421.1798   •   fax: 985.249.7762
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