Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Modeling
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Jersey Village, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America

I am currently working with an Engineering Consultanting firm located here in the Houston area that provides Finite Element Analysis(FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) modeling and simulation to a variety of industries, including but not limited to: Oil & Gas, Medical Device, Aerospace, Maritime, Architectural, Industrial Equipment, Defense, and many more. They are currently looking to bring on an Engineer with a strong background in FEA modeling. This individual would need to a wide array of knowledge across multiple industries, and be able to "think outside the box". Please see below for further details around the role and requirements.


  • Assisting with providing expertise and services in simulation and design exploration
  • Implement consulting projects and solutions
  • Work with Sales representatives in understanding customer needs and developing solutions
  • Assist with managing technical, QA, and scheduling of projects
  • Identify business opportunities and trends
  • Work with different levels of employees, clients, and customers,
  • Support Sales reps with providing industry knowledge, skills, and solutions


  • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related STEM degree (Ph.D. preferred)
  • Strong FEA background utilizing various software including ABAQUS and ANSYS
  • Strong background with:
    • Fatigue and Fracture
    • Solid Mechanics
    • Thermal
    • Data Analytics
  • Experience in writing technical Papers and Research Reports
  • Able to travel domestically and potentially internationally

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.