Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Tomball, Texas, United States

Role Summary:

The Electrical Design Engineer will support Baker Hughes CT R&D with detailed electrical design of down hole oilfield tool concepts, combined with lab testing and field trials of prototype tools. This role reports to the PP Research and Development Manager. The right candidate must be capable of creating new electrical tool component concepts, based on field requirements and/or direction from the Engineering Manager. He/She must be capable of detailed electrical engineering analysis, taking a leadership design role, interacting with other team members, and have excellent communication skills (English).

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Electrical conceptualization based on field specifications or detailed requirements
  • Detailed electrical engineering analysis on component parts
  • Firmware and software development of downhole and surface equipment
  • Interact with team members or support staff to finalize designs and to create prototype tools
  • Interact with team members or support staff to QC and assemble prototype tools
  • Interact with team members or support staff to assist/direct prototype testing, and to design test fixtures
  • Hands on electronics testing and troubleshooting
  • Develop field trial plans
  • Provide on-site field supervision to support the new technology
  • Troubleshoot and provide field support of legacy tools
  • Oversee any design changes from field trial and prepare for handoff to production department
  • Project leadership
  • Liaison with coiled tubing subject matter experts
  • Directing and/or responding to timelines and budget requirements

Hard Skills for an Electronic Engineer
  • High level of experience writing embedded firmware (C language, MPLAB, Atmel Studio)
  • Software development experience (C, Visual Studio)
  • Electronics design of digital and analog circuits
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout using Altium

Additional Preferred Skills:
  • Experience designing telemetry systems
  • Exceptional soldering skills
  • Experience designing electronics for downhole oilfield applications
  • Electronic circuit simulation using SPICE
  • Liaison with Mechanical Engineers and familiarity using Solidworks

  • Electrical Engineering Degree / Physics Degree (Masters preferred)
  • 10+ years' experience with oilfield down hole tool design, preferably with coiled tubing down hole tools.
  • 5 to 10 years' experience, preferably with oilfield downhole tool design.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.