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Design/Project Engineer - Downhole Reciprocating Pumps

Updated: Dec 21 2012
Desired Expertise: Design Engineer, Project Engineer
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, TX, US
Reference Code: 209114454
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:

One of the largest oilfield services companies, Weatherford operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. With a product and service portfolio that spans the life cycle of a well- drilling, evaluation, completion, production and intervention- and a robust research and development effort, we are well positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of the oil and gas industry.

Job Description
Position open for a Mechanical Engineer to work with Reciprocating rod pumps and accessories. New pump design, design improvements and BOM creation will be a few of the necessary responsibilities. The chosen applicant must possess experience in a manufacturing environment with a strong understanding of standard Engineering practices (drafting, materials, machining/fabrication techniques, etc). Understanding of basic hydraulics/fluid pressure is a must.

Job responsibilities will include the following:

  • Design reciprocating mud pump assemblies and sub-components. This process will includes all aspects (initial concept phase, testing, BOM creation, production drawing/part number creation, and implementation).
  • Managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Review current designs for cost-reduction without the loss of quality.
  • Testing materials/components for sustaining design improvements.


  • BS Mechanical Engineering
  • 3-6 years design experience in a manufacturing environment of both machined and fabricated components
  • Proficient with drafting standards (dimensions, tolerances, etc)
  • Proficient in Autocad.

Not required, but preferred

  • Experience with reciprocating pump/rod pump design
  • Proficient with Pro-E


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