Company: Weatherford
Skills: Research & Development
Experience: 2 + 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 more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people.


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.



Design and develop new products and services and/or modifications to existing products or services.  Includes project management activities.


Prepare conceptual drawings and layouts

Work on developing new innovative technology related to Wellhead surface equipment

Perform research and analysis of existing and legacy products

Material selection according to product Industry standards such as API 6A, NACE, etc.

Perform tasks associated with the design and development state such as tolerance analysis, perform or/and review FEA results, design calculations, etc.

Order prototypes

Assemble and test prototypes

Capable to interact with lab personnel

Develop test procedures

Document all test results

Maintain a complete design project file (Includes Design files)

Work with production and manufacturing engineering to ensure initial production runs are coordinated

Assist marketing/sales by providing technical data for brochures.

Assist other departments in regards to problems associated with the manufacture of products

Assist manufacturing by disposition non-conformance reports associated with products. Write repair or rework instructions if necessary.

Plan work schedule and keep Project Central updated

Keep all interested parties informed of project progress

Sustaining Support Engineering

R & D Engineering

Travel as needed to support product sales, field runs and troubleshooting

Must perform as the Engineer on call for a period of one week (7 days) on rotational basis with the team

Communicate with in-house and field personnel as need.



Minimum 2-3 years engineering experience.

B.S. degree in Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, preferred.

Ability to organize and document.

Capable to work in Autocad, Creo (preferred), MathCAD, ANSYS (preferred).

General computer skills.



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.