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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:






MECO is highly selective in our employees.  We strive to hire individuals committed to quality, continuous improvement and performing in a team environment. We are vertically integrated and the Quality Department plays a major role in our success.  As we expand our production capabilities in our new state-of-the-art facility in Mandeville, Louisiana, we are seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated, independent- thinking candidate to assume the position of Quality & Safety Manager.


The Quality & Safety Manager will report to the President of MECO and be responsible for leading and directing the MECO Quality System, procedures and initiatives.  This individual will oversee all safety policies, initiatives and compliance.  The ideal candidate will have a background in identifying trends in Quality and developing the procedures and processes to insure that MECO maintains the high quality standards required by our customers.


The Quality & Safety Manager supervises the Quality Control Department in support of the production department and performs Internal Quality System Audits.


The minimum requirements for this position are:

·         BS in Mechanical Engineering

·         8 years of experience in quality management in a manufacturing environment

·         Experience in ISO 9000 Quality System.


Resumes will be accepted via e-mail attachment (pdf or word.doc format) sent to  Reference Quality & Safety Manager Position in the subject line. 


MECO will only consider candidates who meet all minimum requirements and are eligible to legally work for any company in the U.S. 





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.





MECO on the North Shore is seeking a Test Technician experienced in reading schematics; installing control circuits and wiring; troubleshooting wiring and control & instrumentation panels; configuring level, temperature and pressure transmitters, conductivity monitors, transducers (I/P’s) and VFD's using field communicators and other testing equipment.  Additional duties include performing I/O checklist point assignments, operational safeties, and tune control loops; start unit assembly, note discrepancies, perform test addenda and take shakedown data.



H.S. diploma or equivalent

5+ yrs experience. 

Must have a strong mechanical background

Must be able to read PD drawings, identify symbols, align pumps & motors and documentation. 

PLC experience


As a manufacturing environment appropriate attire required to complete application, test and interview.


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      
   68375 Compass Way East   •   Mandeville, LA 70471   •   phone: 985.249.5500   •   tollfree: 800.421.1798   •   fax: 985.249.7762
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