Company: Weatherford
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, 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.


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit  and connect with Weatherford on  LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  YouTube  and  Facebook .

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.




Sustaining Support Engineering

Customer driven design modifications and systems

Manufacturing Engineering support

Develop test procedures

Preparation of documentation for Engineering design files

Generate Engineering layouts for fit, form, and function

Shop floor support - coordinate with production and manufacturing engineering to support production requirements

Must understand and comply with all safety, environmental, and company policies

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job



Proficient in computer use and Microsoft Office Suite programs

Experience utilizing Creo Parametric, SolidWorks, or Inventor for layouts and visualizing design concepts in 3D

Excellent communications skills

Good written English (for report writing and documentation)

Willingness to travel and work in test lab, field, onshore and offshore environments

Mechanical component design expertise

Proficient in drafting standards (dimensioning, tolerances, etc.)

Hands-on experience assembling and testing components and assemblies

Ability to organize and document

Sufficient communication skills for effective dialogue with colleagues

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology from a recognized University required (essential).

Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University is optional.

3-6 years of mechanical design experience in a manufacturing environment of machined components required (essential).

3-6 years of mechanical design experience required for advanced degree holders.

Experience in Down-Hole Oil Field tool design preferred.

Each Engineering group is different, not all of the skills indicated below will apply.  


Experience in design of Wellhead, Surface Equipment, and or Down-hole Tool design preferred

FEA experience with the following software packages: ANSYS, Cosmos Works, and/or Creo Simulate

Working knowledge of hydraulics and CFD applications including Fluent

Working knowledge of Industry standards and specifications (API, ISO, etc.)



Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 



Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.


At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.


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Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.