Drill Bits Field Engineer - Midland, TX

Midland, Texas
17 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time


Midland, TX


Baker Hughes Incorporated has an opening for a Drill Bit Field Engineer in Midland, TX. As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Our leading technologies and our ability to apply them safely and effectively create value for our customers and our shareholders. Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer.


The Drill Bit Field Engineer will use various Drilling Applications Engineering tools to create incremental value to the customer. The individual will closely interact with the client and all internal groups to successfully define products and services to plan optimal system performance and to continuously implement lessons learned.

  • Provide skilled level support for the product line(s), technical selling, key field product application, well prognosis and/or product performance.
  • Qualify customer objectives and needs
  • Plan wells and perform hydraulics, BHA modeling,torque and drag analysis.
  • Identify drillability issues and root cause analyses
  • Assist with prototype tool applications and new product market introductions.
  • Investigate unusual or unsatisfactory product performance to determine root cause and preventative action.
  • Prepare and present solutions
  • Handle special projects as assigned.
  • Conduct all business activities in accordance with Baker Hughes HSE policies, Legal Compliance requirements and Baker Hughes Core Values.
  • Suitable candidate should have 3 - 10 years of field / engineering experience in Drilling, Bit Applications, MWD, or Field Engineering and will have an engineering degree.
  • Applicant should be process oriented and has demonstrated the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding in the following areas is helpful: Well Planning, Drilling optimization, Drilling Systems, Formation Evaluation tools, and Knowledge Management.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • 25% Travel as necessary to well-sites and customer offices (could be overnight travel)
  • Frequent travel to customer well-sites as needed


Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers' expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company's 39,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. Baker Hughes' technology centers in the world's leading energy markets are pushing the boundaries to overcome progressively more complex challenges. Baker Hughes develops solutions designed to help manage operating expenses, maximize reserve recovery and boost overall return on investment through the entire life cycle of an oil or gas asset. Collaboration is the foundation upon which Baker Hughes builds our business and develops next-generation products and services for drilling and evaluation, completions and production and fluids and chemicals. For more information on Baker Hughes' century-long history, visit our website.

Baker Hughes is an Equal Employment Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, race, national origin, ethnic origin, color, disability status, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation or any other protection guaranteed by local law.

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