Company: Weatherford
Skills: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
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.



Control systems engineer or electrical engineer who specializes in mechatronic responsiveness, including fully scale testing of hardware, firmware, and mechanical actuation. Function as part of a team to develop and test control systems electronics for use in Weatherford's MLWD and RSS downhole drilling systems.


Collaborate with other engineering staff to meet assigned project goals

Design experiments to measure system response time

Direct and oversee the project-specific activities of assigned technician staff

Compare competing systems for better responsiveness

Interface closely with drafting group to develop circuit board documentation

Participate in the engineering signoff of PC board documentation in Windchill (PDM)

Provide support for all relevant design documents (work instructions, test procedures, theories of operation, etc.)

Assist Manufacturing with the transition of prototype designs to production

Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and the Environment




Competent user of data acquisition instrumentation and methods

Proficient with data & circuit analysis tools (e.g. Matlab or Multisim)

Good analytical and problem-solving skills

Strong organizational skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Office products

Good interpersonal and communications skills

BS in Electrical Engineering (4-year degree)

3 years' experience


Knowledgeable in the areas of low-power and high-temperature hardware design for the downhole environment

MatLab Simulink Experience

8 years of testing and presenting control solutions

DAQ logging and experimentation in support of findings



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.