Company: Nabors
Skills: IT - Software Development, Electrical Engineering
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Some College
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Company Overview

Nabors Industries owns and operates one of the world's largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a provider of offshore drilling rigs in the United States and multiple international markets. Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools, and innovative technologies for its own rig fleet and those of third parties. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors' highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.

Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct.

JOB SUMMARY

Nabors is seeking high performing intern to provide hands-on support for the innovative control & automation team. Participate in projects leading the way in the drilling industry. Benefit from real life business exposure to best in class programming and robotic labs. Take your talent and skills to the next level. Be part of creating innovative technology to the global landscape on a socially responsible level. Be part of the Nabors team. Internship will be based out of Houston, Texas.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gain knowledge and experience in automation and maintenance
  • Work with controls and automation team to develop software for drilling applications
  • Help develop machine control algorithms for PLC based systems.
  • Help design/maintain HMI designs and implementation work
  • With a team, help sustain current rig applications and debugging / fixing issues that are reported in the field.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of communication networks and wiring issues with PLCs and other NW components
  • Able to analyze data and understand the relationships and correlations
  • Follows procedures and safety guidelines

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS

  • Pursuing final year of university studies towards earning either bachelor's degree or Masters/PhD in Electrical, Controls Engineering, Computer Science or IT majors.
  • Basic understanding of the following from previous work/classes/research and/or relevant pervious jobs/internships:
    • PLC ladder logic
    • HMI: Factory Talk. Rockwell software suite.
    • C, C++, C#,
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in groups/teams

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES

  • An appreciation of commitment to safety leadership.
  • Solid comprehensive problem-solving skills.
  • Mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to multitask and work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to generate research ideas.

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to draft technical reports of projects.
  • MS Office computer skills (Access, Aspen/HYSYS a plus).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS

  • The primary location for this position is an office environment.
  • Able to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Rig yard trips may be expected from time to time.
  • 20% travel to rig yards and field.

 

Today, Nabors owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the United States and numerous international markets. With operations in 28 countries, Nabors also provides directional drilling services, performance tools and innovative technologies throughout many of the most significant oil and gas markets. Leveraging our advanced drilling automation capabilities, Nabors’ highly skilled workforce continues to set new standards for operational excellence and transform our industry.

As of April 16, 2018, Nabors’ assets include:

  • 407 land drilling rigs
  • 31 offshore platform rigs