Company: Weatherford
Skills: Research & Development
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr 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.



To contribute technically to the development of new products and to provide engineering and product support to the rollout of new products for Completion Packer R&D.


To contribute technically to the development of new products and technology.  This will involve all aspects of engineering from initial studies and concept development, through to detailed design, testing and prototype build.

To be the technical specialist supporting the rollout of new products.  In this capacity to act as the responsible technical person tasked with resolving local 'teething' problems associated with new products.  In addition to provide guidance on their use and capabilities. 

To provide local engineering support to operations.

To act as the focal point within the facility liaising with other R&D groups.  In this capacity to identify technologies which could have application to product lines.

Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

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



Minimum 3 years Down-Hole Oil Field engineering experience

Proficiency in computer use and Microsoft Office Suite Programs

Good written English (for report writing)

Excellent communication skills

Willingness to travel and work in the test lab, field, onshore & offshore environments (very minimal)

Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


R&D experience with practical hands on experience in test lab environment

Proficiency in using Creo (Pro-Engineer) or equivalent 3D solid modeling

Proficiency in using Windchill/PDM system

Design and development experience with Completion Packers or similar

Familiar with API 11D1 and/or API 19AC Specifications a plus

Design and validation experience with any of the following: Composite Frac Plugs, Packers, and/or Bridge Plugs.



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.