Application Engineer
Chesapeake, VA 
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Job Description

We are now looking for an Application Engineer-Marine Sales to join our amazing Marine Applications Engineering team at our headquarters here in Chesapeake, Virginia!

As an Application Engineer-Marine Sales, you will provide engineering support and technical sales support for the integration of marine leisure and commercial engine applications involving diesel, electric and gas propulsion systems.

Some of your core responsibilities will include:

* Advising and interfacing with customer's engineering group regarding integration of VP products into new or existing applications
* Perform hull evaluation and propulsion performance technical reviews on vessels and other marine leisure/commercial products
* Calculate transmission gear ratios, prop sizing and speed predictions for inboard and stern drive vessels.
* Act as project liaison with shipyards and system providers regarding electro mobility applications using OEM products
* Provide technical applications support for Supplier field Application Engineers and Power Centers for all engine applications
* Work with engineering and service department personnel to solve product related issues and provide feedback on issues in the field
* Conducting sea trials of Supplier powered boats to verify correct product application and installation.
* Preparing and delivering technical presentations that explain products or services to customers and prospective customers
* Assist with design and engineering development of new products and options for electric, gas and diesel products to meet customer demand

In this position, you can expect to travel on occasion in the United States and internationally.

As an Application Engineer-Marine Sales, you will be afforded the opportunity to work with some exceptionally skilled colleagues and experience some truly exciting challenges that will benefit you both professionally and personally.

To be successful in this role, you must: Possess a high level of understanding regarding boat and engine systems to include various stages of boat building, prototyping, production, and design verification. Display a strong customer focus. Be proficient in electrical and electronic control system functionality and problem solving. Be able to read engineering drawings and interpret technical specifications. Experience in electrical power engineering is a plus. It is an absolute bonus if you have basic 2D and 3D CAD experience!

In addition, excellent communication and presentation skills are necessary as is the need for fluency in speaking and writing English in order to communicate successfully with internal and external stakeholders at different levels of the organization locally, nationally, and globally.

Education & Experience

* A 4-year Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, or technical background equivalent to a bachelor's degree in engineering.
* Minimum 5-7 years' of work-related experience and knowledge in the marine industry.
* Bilingual (English/Spanish), a plus

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Advantage Resourcing makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, medical condition, age, marital status, national origin, citizen status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, denial of medical or family leave, pregnancy or pregnancy disability leave or any other protected group status as defined by federal, state or local law. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application or interviewing process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-verify employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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