Principal R&D Mechanical Engineer

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Job Title: Principal R&D Mechanical Engineer


Job Location: 3000 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. East, Houston, TX 77032


Duties: Responsibilities include: Supporting verification and validation of top priority projects in the division's portfolio; leading programs by establishing project development plans and approving design documents that follow Health, Safety, and Environment processes; providing engineering guidance and using advanced engineering techniques to meet complex design criteria; developing custom equations and solutions using various engineering tools; enhancing communication and field test readiness between technology and operations to avoid unnecessary delay or hindrance of project progress; providing recommendations for test results and assisting with complex tests; reviewing and assessing appropriate standards, regulations, and specifications for testing and reliability analysis on projects and processes; providing consistent, measurable, and collaborative methodology with decision points at each stage of a technology development process to reevaluate if development efforts should continue; executing field testing of discovery and prototype tools working alongside the project team to identify and solve identified issues; assisting with the transition of products out of technology and into operations; delivering innovative Intellectual Property recommendations and reviewing technical papers; providing technical expertise to meet internal and external customer needs and requirements; promoting and contributing to a cohesive team environment and maintaining open lines of communication with all levels of the organization. Up to 50% domestic and international travel required.


Requirements: Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Engineering or related field and 7 years of work experience in job offered or 7 years' related experience in engineering verification and validation. In addition, must have 7 years' related experience in onshore and/or offshore oil and gas and 3 years of experience with each of the following:


1. Experience in the job planning and execution of directional wells using rotary steerable systems; performed technical engineering analysis such as torque and drag, BHA design and modeling, hydraulics, and well planning.

2. Field technical training experience and/or technical instructor experience in directional drilling tools and rotary steerable systems (point the bit system and push the bit system).


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Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3000 N Sam Houston Parkway #, Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 53010  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology 
Product Service Line: Sperry Drilling Svcs  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Full time
Houston, Texas 77032, US