Mechanical Design Engineer – Lower Completions (CWI) - Houston, TX

Baker Hughes
Houston, Texas
20 Oct 2018
27 Oct 2018
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
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Role Summary:
Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer - Lower Completions in Houston, TX. The Lower Completions (Sand Control) Engineering group provides product design and technical support for product line equipment worldwide. Candidate will be required to assist with projects including: New Product Development, Field & Tech Support, Manufacturing & Plant support, and Qualification Testing for Lower Completion products and accessories.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Executes a variety of engineering responsibilities for new, modified, and existing Lower Completions products
  • Performs conceptual and detailed design activities, including 3D CAD design, layouts, calculations, manufacturing drawings, tolerances studies
  • Perform component and system analysis, identifying stress levels, design solutions, and technical risks
  • Conducts formal and informal product design reviews to iterate and improve product designs through continual collaboration
  • Design qualification testing fixtures and compose detailed test procedures
  • Conducts and assists in the assembly and lab testing of prototypes
  • Draft technical manual documentation of new products with review and approval of supervisor
  • Provide basic technical assistance to worldwide field operations and plant personnel for new and existing products
  • Assist in project planning, creating development time and cost estimates.
  • Handles special projects, as assigned.

  • Associate of Applied Science in Drafting and Design
  • 12 Years' experience in completion tool design engineering or sustaining engineering
  • Able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills
  • 3D CAD software experience
  • Must have ability to work "hands on" in a test lab facility and be able to lift up to 25 lbs regularly
Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in the design of down hole oil field equipment strongly preferred
  • Experience with Completions
  • Experience with Sand Control Tools and/or Sand Control Screens
  • Understanding of basic oilfield practices and applications
  • Experience with product design including stress calculations, tolerances studies
  • Familiarity with qualification testing and test fixture design
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes/design for manufacturability
  • Experience with Solidworks
  • Experience with Teamcenter PLM software

Houston, TX 77040

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