Company: Weatherford
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
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 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.


Junior mechanical engineer responsible for engineering and sustaining commercial products for Weatherford Intnl's Rotary Steerable group.  This is accomplished by solving technical challenges of mechanical design and manufacturing.  These designs will be heavily based on prior field experience and in-house test results generated by the engineer.  All tool design requires documentation needed for final production of drilling tools including initial vendor selection.  The Rotary Steerable group includes many areas of measurement while drilling (MWD) and logging while drilling (LWD) services, providing a system of electro-mechanical tools to drill well bores under the harshest operating conditions.


Responsible to complete all engineering tasks and testing that meet established requirements

Responsible for improving existing commercial products that fail to meet current requirements.

Responsible for establishing wear limits of commercial products

Manage all testing required to complete the commercialization of design changes.

Manage technicians, designers, and technical writers to complete mechanical tasks safely

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.




B.S. in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering with 1 years industry experience

Experience with computer-aided design tools

Experience working with vendors that supply precision machined parts

Ability to define and conduct test plans to fully demonstrate product functionality meets all established requirements.

B.S. in Engineering

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


Experience with AutoDesk Inventor

Experience with downhole drilling equipment LWD, MWD, or well steering tools

Ability to research any relevant information for purposes of product improvements

1+ year of oilfield experience

Thorough understanding of drilling rig operating practices and standards.



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.