Company: Weatherford
Skills: Design Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger - a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other's successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are focused on providing a challenging and enriching career path with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. We are an innovative, global company with wide-ranging opportunities that include career-enhancing talent rotations. Our structured career paths will ensure that you know what it takes to build your ideal career at Weatherford when you join our Company. We also offer a comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance coverage, income protection plans, a 401(k) savings plan, Company paid holidays, and paid time off for vacation.

Weatherford 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.


As a Design Engineer, you will design, build, and support the systems that are recognized in the industry as the world's best in Managed Pressure Drilling. You will be part of a team of innovators that are equipped with the tools to develop and introduce new control systems, components, and electrical systems for equipment such as power sources, manifolds, riser systems and rotating control devices. Your team will see a product from the spark of an idea through manufacturing and operational success with the potential to shape and change the landscape of the Energy Industry.

Job Requirements
  • Design data acquisition and control systems for Managed Pressure Drilling operations by gathering detailed requirements, selecting existing technologies and developing new technologies.
  • Innovate and test new concepts driven by internal or external customer and business requirements.
  • Develop new concepts for automation and control systems to continue leading the industry in cutting-edge Manage Pressure Drilling technologies.
  • Lead and support efforts toward energy transition and green initiatives for new and existing equipment and processes.
  • Collaborate as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide input into a variety of R&D projects relating to Managed Pressure Drilling.
  • Serve as a link between hardware and software teams.
  • Develop documentation and work instructions for use of existing and new products, direct communication with users to train and troubleshoot deployed units
  • Solve problems through the translation of business requirements.
  • Support the commercialization of new products.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 0-2+ years related work experience and/or at least one internship or co-op with related experience
  • Understanding of designing electric control systems

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with electrical design drafting tools (e.g. AutoCAD, E-Plan)
  • Ability to design PLC systems
  • Knowledge of designing systems for hazardous area applications