Development Engineer

Weatherford International   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 92 days ago

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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 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.


To contribute technically to the development of new products and to provide engineering and product support to the rollout of new products.


To contribute technically to the development of new products and technology.  This will involve all aspects of engineering from initial studies and concept development, through to detailed design, testing and prototype build.

To be the technical specialist supporting the rollout of new products.  In this capacity to act as the responsible technical person tasked with resolving local ‘teething’ problems associated with new products.  In addition to provide guidance on their use and capabilities. 

To provide local engineering support to operations.

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.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.


Minimum 4 years of relevant Oil and Gas engineering tool/equipment design experience. Dowhnole tools preferred.

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 travel and work in the test lab, field, onshore & offshore environments

Bachelor’s Degree Mechanical Engineering

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


R&D experience with practical hands on experience in test lab environment

Experience in structural FEA analysis

Design and development experience with downhole tools

Proficiency in using Creo (Pro-Engineer)

Proficiency in using Windchill/PDM system

Familiar with API 19V, 5CT 14A, 6A, 16A, 16F, DS-1

Experience in dealing with clients


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.