Project Engineer

 Posted on Februray 22, 2023

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Project Engineer to provide engineering support to the to the ongoing RFQs/projects. The Project Engineer is a hybrid position between Sales and Engineering departments which requires excellent communication skills, detail oriented as well as knowledge of the engineering and existing codes and standards.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:

  • Completes engineering projects by organizing and controlling project elements.
  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans and conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements, assigning personnel to phases and elements, and reviewing bids from suppliers.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards.
  • Completes technical studies and prepares cost estimates.
  • Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications, calculating time requirements, and sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan, scheduling changes, and recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures and administering supplier contracts.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends, recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains project data base by following CAI record keeping procedure and policies.
  • Maintains product and company reputation.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Attend meetings, take detailed notes and share with team members
  • Excellent communication and organization skills as this position will interface directly with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders

Nature & Scope:

  • Report to the VP of Engineering and Operations
  • 10-15% travel: Domestic.
  • Liaison between Sales and Engineering.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies

  • Self-starter who is able to work with little direction and with a high level of self-motivation.
  • Creative thinking: ability to think out of the box and recommend options.
  • Requirement’s analysis
  • Design skills
  • Project management
  • Manufacturing methods and procedures
  • Process improvement
  • Technical understanding
  • Documentation skills
  • Safety management
  • Supervision
  • Ability to read Schematics, P&IDs, PFDs.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Strong ability to work well with others in a team atmosphere.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required with demonstrated ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels in the organization.

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, or other related discipline required
  • 5+ years of project experience working in the Power Generation industry required
  • EIT certification preferred
  • Experience with manufacturing facilities preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite of tools, exposure to schedule software, MS Project preferred
  • CAD, CAD/CAM circuit design

Compensation and Benefits:

  • CAI offers a competitive pay and benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K plan and healthcare spending account. Please apply to:

Junior Accountant / Administrative Assistant

 Posted on November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Full time - Primary responsibility to provide basic accounting and administrative services. To work in collaboration with all team members to ensure the effective, accurate and timely recording of all components within the accounting cycle.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for A/P and A/R functions
  • Completes monthly bank and credit card reconciliations
  • Creates and monitors purchase orders to vendors


  • Answers and directs all incoming calls.
  • Maintains strong organization and filing skills.
  • Prepare packing slips and other shipping documents as required
  • Follow up on purchase orders and other items as needed

 Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Minimum 2 years of QuickBooks Enterprise Software experience
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in accounting principles and bookkeeping.
  • BS or higher in accounting or finance a plus.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of invoice and payables processes and procedures.
  • Ability to create Excel spreadsheets for tracking and reporting purposes.
  • Excellent written, listening, verbal and communication skills. Strong English composition and business writing skills.
  • Excellent communicator, articulate; strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong experience with MS office and proficient in QuickBooks Enterprise accounting software.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • CAI offers a competitive pay and benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K plan and healthcare spending account. Please apply to:

Project Manager II

Posted on November 16, 2021

 CAI has a current full-time opening for an individual with exceptional communication, organizational and detail-oriented skills

 Key Responsibilities will Include:

  • Customer Facing key communications role
  • Assume all project management functions
  • Manage project assignments and interface with customers, suppliers, stakeholders, and CAI department managers.
  • Work closely with clients and business partners to review, analyze, understand, and define the high level project requirements: objectives, scope, project schedule, budgets, start up, installation, and commissioning.
  • Create and coordinate the development and approval of all project deliverables: specific design documents ie. calculations, drawings, specifications, equipment, Bill of Materials (BOM), instrument lists, reports, O&M Manuals, project close out documentation.
  • Attend and take minutes of weekly project meetings, activities, action items and goals
  • Creation, documentation, and maintenance of pertinent intellectual property.
  • Create and maintain Project Schedule and Project Budget.

Required Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills: formal and courteous writing, verbal and non-verbal skills
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of long-term project management experience
  • BS Degree or higher in Mechanical, Electrical, Process, or Industrial Engineering; MS preferred
  • Demonstrate proficient office skills (MS Project, Office, Teams, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, ERP System)
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Certified PMP is a plus

Mechanical Engineer

Posted on November 16, 2021

CAI has a current full-time opening for a graduate Mechanical Engineer – preferably with strong fluid mechanics and thermodynamics knowledge. 

Duties will consist of:

  • Review project documents and develop Project Technical Requirements (PTR) and scope of work (SOW).
  • Develop technical design based on project technical specifications, drawings, diagrams, design, calculations, etc.
  • Develop Bill of Materials (BOM) for the various engineering designs to support procurement department.
  • Develop Process Flow Diagram (PFD) for all engineering design projects.
  • Full working knowledge of AutoCAD and Solid Works.
  • Plan and execute tasks on time to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage assignments independently and interface with other team members on an on-going basis.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

 Job Related Skills

    • 2-5 years proven engineering experience
    • Exceptional Communication Skills, both written and verbal
    • Proficient computer skills MS Office, Solid Works and AutoCAD

Administrative Skills

    • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally
    • Ability to adapt to shifting and multiple priorities
    • Ability to meet deadlines, follow through on commitments and take corrective action where appropriate

Interpersonal Skills

    • Strong self motivation
    • Ability to work well as a team member
    • Ability to grasp new concepts, technologies and products quickly and effectively

Education and Experience Requirements

    • Minimum of BS Degree Mechanical Engineering, Master’s is a plus.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • CAI offers a competitive pay and benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K plan and healthcare spending account. Please apply to:

Sales & Marketing Manager

Posted on November 16, 2021

Business Segment: Power Generation and Industrial Process Systems Equipment
Career Level: Experienced
Function: Sales & Marketing
Function Segment: Sales Orientation & Sales Closing

Role Summary/Purpose
In this role, the Sales & Marketing Manager will have ownership of the CAI’s custom designed skid-mounted process and power generation systems. This role is a customer facing staff role responsible for winning business and generating consistent and growing sales.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Sales & Marketing Manager, you will:
• Generate sales leads, prepare proposals, negotiate and close sales orders
• Develop & maintain key customer retention and repeat sales business
• Responsible for business development nationwide
• Interface with client and responsible for providing custom value add solutions to clients
• Maintain rapid standardized quoting capabilities (blanket authorizations)
• Develop & maintain “Go to Markets” strategy for direct sales in targeted Markets
• Develop & maintain tracking of Sales efforts, for further optimization of Sales
• Develop & maintain marketing docs and website update for all CAI products and services
• Develop & maintain list of conferences (a) to attend, and (b) to exhibit
• Develop & maintain marketing strategy to specific Markets (active emails, magazines, SEO, cross-links, ads)
• Create & maintain “CAI Newsletter” and create “CAI Email List”. Initially – every two months; later –
• Create & maintain tracking of Marketing efforts, for further optimization of Marketing
• Work closely with Operations and Product Line Engineering teams to develop and align products offerings to meet regional and customer needs including pricing, value proposition and service strategy
• Integrate with local and global peer network to leverage best practices
• Engage end user accounts to generate direct sales and identify new opportunities
• Work with appropriate stakeholders to cultivate relationships and opportunities with new and existing customers
• Act as liaison for product questions between end customer and local / HQ resources to support project development cycle
• Participate in regional product conferences to expand product visibility and awareness with EPC, End Users and associated product segments
• Lead project specific risk reviews in conjunction with Operations

Qualifications / Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree
• Minimum of 7 years of experience with high speed rotating equipment in the Energy Distribution, Power Generation, Oil & Gas, or Gas Compression Industries

• Ability and willingness to travel 50%, within North America with some international travel, as required

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

CAI will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics:
• Ability to build new business and multi task various activities simultaneously
• Previous experience in business development and sales position
• Previous experience on high speed reciprocating or rotary equipment
• Strong commercial and organizational skills
• Well-developed business acumen and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Basic Computer knowledge. Experience in MS Office, Outlook, Excel.
• Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical / Electrical engineering preferred
• Previous commercial or product experience with Gas Engines, Gas Turbines, Process systems
• Previous experience with aftermarket service sales
• Previous customer facing role and providing value add solutions to OEM and EPC clients
• International selling experience a plus

Compensation and Benefits:
• CAI offers a competitive pay and benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401K plan and healthcare spending account

Please apply to: