Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Katy, 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 www.weatherford.com 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.
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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Mechanical design of electro-mechanical and electro-hydraulic equipment used in down hole and related surface instrumentation including:
•Pressure housings and seals (static and dynamic)
•Mechanisms (actuators, motors, ball screws, linkages)
•Structural / load bearing
•Designing for extreme environments: Pressure, Temperature, compression, tension, shock and vibration
•Materials selection for downhole environment
•Composites (rubber, fiberglass, etc.) for downhole use
•Testing and qualification
•Familiar with design for reliability, maintainability, and manufacturability
Creation of 3D component models and assemblies and complete manufacturing drawings.
Perform necessary stress, shock and vibration, and thermal analyses.
Provide existing product support in design activities and/or modification of hardware in production and field use.
Know and understand Weatherford Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.
Minimum of 3 years R&D experience with practical hands on experience in test lab environment
Proficiency in using 3D solid modelling software.
Proficiency in computer use and Microsoft Office suite programs.
Good written English (for report writing).
Excellent communication skills.
Willingness to work in the test lab and occasional field environments.
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering.
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.
5 to 10 years R&D experience with practical hands on experience in test lab environment
Experience in structural, thermal, fluid dynamics FEA analysis
Design and development experience with downhole tools
Proficiency in using Creo (Pro-Engineer)
Proficiency in using Windchill/PDM system
Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
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.
Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more.
Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.