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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.


Marine Team Project Engineers

Marine Project Engineers will work with a dynamic team designing and constructing various types of plants used to purify water all over the world in the marine and offshore oil & gas environments.  The Marine Project Engineer may be located in either Mandeville, LA or Stafford, TX.

We are looking for engineers with experience in design engineering of mechanical components of systems and with water equipment such as reverse osmosis units, softeners, carbon filters, de-ionization systems, evaporators and waste heat evaporators.

Daily duties will include labor estimation for fabrication and assembly of process equipment, cost estimating, design and sizing of process equipment such as pumps & heat exchangers. Additional duties will include: supporting equipment testing and commissioning, proposal and quote preparation for offshore and marine industry mechanical equipment, and customer documentation. 

Minimum Requirements:

·         BS in Engineering, ME or EE preferred; ChE acceptable

·         5+ years experience in focus industries (packaged process equipment manufacturing supplied to oil/gas/offshore industries

·         Cost estimating experience

·         Strong computer skills in Word, Excel and CAD-related programs

·         PLC & OIT Programming, Ladder logic


Desirable Experience:

·         Familiarity with offshore and marine specifications, such as:  AMS, ATEX, API

·         Prior experience in a manufacturing environment

·         Willingness to travel, as required


Submit resume to: referencing Marine Team Engineer in the subject line.  




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.  The Service Engineer position may be based in either Stafford, TX or Mandeville, LA.


If you enjoy working on the machines, solving intricate problems and traveling this may be a great opportunity.  Our Service employees travel world-wide approximately 80% of the time.


Minimum Requirements:

                BS in an Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial) discipline

                Formal training in PLCs

                Strong mechanical skills

                Effective communication skills


Salary will be commensurate with degree and experience.

Candidates who have less than 2 years relevant experience must submit a college transcript with their resume.  Submit resume as an attachment to, include Service Engineer position in the subject line.



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 have formal training and/or experience troubleshooting & programming PLCs 


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.





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.





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.



 Shipping Coordinator

We are seeking a Shipping clerk with a background in international shipping and documentation requirements.  The ideal candidate will assemble orders and prepare products for shipment, be responsible for the accuracy of all shipping documentation including, but not limited to: Shipper Export Declaration, AES Filing, NAFTA, Shippers Letters of Instructions, Certificate of Origin, and Hazmat Documents. This individual will work with forwarders and the MECO Parts Department, and resolve issues.  The Shipping Clerk will be responsible for the tracking system, and completing shipping reports and logs.


Minimum Requirements:


·         HS Diploma or equivalent

·         4+ years experience

·         Prior experience with international export documentation, required

·         Experience resolving issues regarding international shipments required

·         HAZMAT Certification (49CFR/ICAO-IATA/IMDG), preferred


Please submit resume as an attachment via e-mail to: or fax to 985-249-5568.  Reference Shipping Clerk in the subject line.  Due to time constraints, we will only respond to individuals who are selected to continue our recruitment process. 



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



Assembler w/ Welding Experience


Must have knowledge of basic pipe and instrument fitting.  Experience fitting piping, running instrument tubing, and installing components and vessels on skid-mounted equipment, preferred.   Must be able to read & understand P&ID, general arrangement and isometric drawings.    Fabricate and install piping and support structure.  Measure, cut, thread, groove, bend, assemble and install various metal and plastic pipes, valves and fittings.  Will be required to provide welding support for the Assembly Department (approximately 30% of time).


Minimum Requirements:

HS Diploma or GED

3 yrs experience in a related trade for assembly

1 yr experience TIG welding preferred

Willing to work overtime as needed



Electrical Panel Assembler

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.) This is NOT an electronics type position.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3 years experience in the above listed skills
  • Willing to work overtime as needed



Sheet Metal Mechanic/Cladder

Individuals with experience covering evaporators, pipes, and tanks with insulating materials.  Must be able to cover around steam and hot water piping using hand tools.  The ideal candidates will have experience using a foot shear, hand roller, hand crimper and hand bender on sheet metal and to install the sheet metal around insulated pipes. 

Other job duties will be to apply trowel mastic on the insulation materials, cover pipes, cut sheets of insulation using a knife and cover, seal or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers.

Minimum requirements:

H.S. diploma or equivalent

3+ yrs experience

Willing to work overtime as needed


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