Company: Weatherford
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Scott, Louisiana, 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.



Performs a variety of engineering work in planning and design of products, tools, and other mechanically functioning equipment and mechanical processes associated with gas lift products.


Performs fundamental engineering tasks within the established Product Development Process.  These tasks include, but are not limited to:  strength of material problems, stress analysis, simple torque, tension, and compression problems; simple statics and dynamics problems; material selection, cost estimation and tolerance studies.

Interacting with the manufacturing group and supporting operations as needed.

Modify existing products to meet internal or external customer requirements.

Creates engineering layouts for fit, form and function checking.

Prepares calculations and design packages as required to complete design reviews.

Prepares checks and or directs the preparation of detailed drawings and layouts.

Coordinates the manufacture of prototypes.

Conducts experimental test programs.

Analyses test data to determine if the product meets predetermined technical specifications.

Prepares documentation as required for engineering files.

Develops new products and services.

Participates in and understands the analysis of failures.

Prevents or eliminates defects in new or existing products.

Demonstrates an understanding of fundamental design features such as threaded connections, seals, plated surfaces, welded assemblies, heat treating, etc.

Understands the key limitations and advantages to manufacturing the product in different manners.

Conducts the analysis of failures and makes recommendations.

Demonstrates an understanding of the theoretical calculations as they apply to the design of the product.

May utilize computer driven engineering software to complete complex analysis.

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.

Understand and comply with all safety and environmental requirements and company policies of Weatherford.

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



1-3 years of experience in the Design Engineering profession.

B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering

3D Modelling experience

Valid driver's license.

Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to understand and comprehend basic engineering principals

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


Willingness to learn new skills.

Demonstrated communication skills and a willingness to work in a team environment.



Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program 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.