Associate Project Engineer




Houston, TX


Position summary

Associate Project Engineer

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Part of the Engineering team in Process Automation Energy Industries in Houston, Texas, the Associate Project Engineer assists in designing engineering solutions for projects in Renewable, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Power Generation, Water treatment industries. Solutions may include preparing drawings, calculations, bills of materials, engineering instructions, testing and installation procedure development. In this role, you will engineer or modify pre-engineered designs for equipment, systems, or installations by applying standard design concepts.

This position reports to

Engineering Mgr II

Your responsibilities

  • Work in a project team to engineer and deliver solutions for telecommunications projects, potentially assist with automation or electrical scope as well
  • Contributing to design reviews and verification steps
  • Following work plans and cost estimates for various telecommunications Systems and ensuring the provision of quality deliverables on time and on budget
  • Assisting with risk and opportunity assessments and reporting any issues for resolution
  • Working with the supply chain during the preparation of Request for quotations (RFQs) and proposals
  • Assisting in the preparation of specific aspects of design assignments for project meetings
  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately up to 20% of the time

Your background

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Computer Science or a similar equivalent degree and up to 2 years of experience in design and execution, working as an Engineer with Telecommunications Systems – Security Systems, Safety Systems, Networking, or RF Communications
  • Sound knowledge of engineering techniques, processes, and tools
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Software
  • Initiative, creativity, and attention to detail
  • A collaborative, solution-focused approach, and strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

ABB Energy Industries is enabling safe, smart and sustainable projects and operations for businesses across the oil, gas, chemicals, life sciences, power generation and water sectors. Driving integrated solutions that automate, digitalize and electrify industry we connect our people and technology to help our customers adapt and succeed. With over 50 years domain expertise, we continue to innovate and reshape traditional approaches across the energy sector with our technologies designed to improve operational efficiency, reduce risk, reduce energy consumption and waste. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 https://A.M. - 5:00 https://P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@ Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

Why you should apply for a job to ABB:

  • We focus on the areas where we can make the biggest impact: reducing carbon emissions, preserving resources and promoting social progress.

  • ABB has flexible work options depending on job compatibility without compromising customer service or impacting colleagues.

  • ABB has launched a gender-neutral global parental leave program granting 12 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers.