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Danaher Corporation Equipment Engineer - Remote in Glen Allen, Virginia

At ChemTreat, we understand and respect the awe-inspiring power of water to impact industries, and to sustain and enhance lives. Our 2,000 associates across North and South America maximize this power for our customers—from power producers to food and beverage companies to the automotive industry.

When you join the nation's largest and fastest growing specialty chemical company dedicated solely to industrial water treatment, you’ll work side-by-side with those customers, helping them save millions of dollars and grow their businesses, all while protecting people and the environment. Our “whatever-it-takes” mindset allows us to turn our 50 years of experience and innovative thinking into meaningful outcomes for our customers—and rewarding careers for our people.

ChemTreat is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies (https://www.dhwaterquality.com/) . Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.

This is a fully remote position. Several locations have been listed for marketing purposes but only one position is available.

About the Equipment Engineer role:

ChemTreat’s sales support opportunities are specific to water treatment and require an individual with technical knowledge within the industry. This position is passionate about maintaining and growing business base by increasing the profitability of assigned customer accounts. Individuals are required to recommend and apply basic water treatment applications and solutions, as well as provide equipment technical support to sales force, customers, and equipment group. Maintain technical equipment knowledge. Review quotes for technical accuracy. Communicate and train on technical changes, product improvements, and industry requirements. Work with purchasing on pricing, standardizing equipment, vendor selection and management.

Qualified individuals in this role are expected to always offer professional and high-quality customer and technical services to customers. Further, they need to have familiarity with performing basic water testing, taking measurements, detailing results through reports, and sharing quantitative data with sales associates and customers.

  • Regularly perform water analysis and engage in sophisticated problem-solving to apply the appropriate chemical solutions and supervise effects for additional treatment

  • Focus on performing required services, as decided by contractual obligations

  • Consistently calibrate pumps and perform repairs that restore chemical feeds

  • Supervise product feed rates and their relative impact on the water sample and make vital adjustments to treatment program when gaps are detected

  • Provide support to inside personnel, sales force and customer on equipment selection, feed and control methods, pricing and troubleshooting of equipment issues

  • Primary contact for incoming phone calls through ACD and emails to the ETS mail box

  • With purchasing provide recommendations to existing and future vendor evaluation, selection for non-standard equipment and review and testing of new equipment

  • Enter results into software program and communicate results using service reports

  • Assist in water-related system improvement projects

  • Supervise product inventories

  • Use and maintain company equipment in good, clean condition

  • ETS support, input and mentorship for departmental projects and equipment system or component issue resolution and establishing standardized equipment packages

Are you qualified:

  • Bachelor of Science; Engineering or technical degree preferred

  • 2-5 years of experience in water treatment, chemical or hydrocarbon industries

  • Technical skills, Analytical skills

  • Communication and Interpersonal skills; Partnership and leadership

  • Sophisticated problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of company product portfolio and application uses

  • Ability to work with only limited supervision

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to learn new operating systems

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) or equivalent skills

Day to day:

  • Travel dependent on size of assigned territory

  • May require long hours & varied work schedules

  • Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell

  • Constantly using hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards.

  • Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 60 pounds and sometimes required to maneuver drums weighing 250-800 pounds

  • Occasionally required to climb stairs and ladders and work at high elevations for extended periods of time.

  • Occasionally required to drive both short and long distances, not to exceed DOT regulations

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.