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United States Conroe: R&D Mechanical Engineer - PDC Drill Bit

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United States Conroe: R&D Mechanical Engineer - PDC Drill Bit

United States Conroe: R&D Mechanical Engineer - PDC Drill Bit

Date: Jun 17, 2018

Location: Conroe, TX, US, 77385

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


The Mechanical Engineer is an integral member of the PDC Drill Bit Research & Development team within the Halliburton Drill Bit Product Service Line. The successful candidate will advance the state-of-art in PDC drill bit design, modeling, and analysis.


Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain analytical models to drive drill bit performance increases through the improvement and application of PDC cutters.
  • Establish relationships with drilling operations to gather feedback and information and the match this information to existing databases to refine analytical methods.
  • Define and build lab testing methods to replicate field material failure mechanisms.
  • Deliver customer requested special research request or ad hoc tasks.
  • Support manufacturing launch of PDC cutter products
  • Contribute to Halliburton’s intellectual property portfolio.
  • Participate in planning and conducts projects tasks as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Completion of MS in Mechanical Engineering or a BS in Mechanical Engineering with at least 2 years of work experience
  • Strong background in mechanics and dynamics
  • Experience with simulation tools
  • Skilled in project design and execution, interpretation of experimental results, and numerical analysis of data
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • 3D modeling and prototyping experience


Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Drill Bits and PDC Cutters design/performance criteria
  • JMP or Spotfire experience
  • SQL, Python or R experience
  • SAP experience
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



16548 Donwick DriveConroeTexas77385, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 55384 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Drill Bits and Service 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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