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US Conroe: Mechanical Engineer Advisor - Actuation Systems

Conroe, TX
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US Conroe: Mechanical Engineer Advisor - Actuation Systems

US Conroe: Mechanical Engineer Advisor - Actuation Systems

Date: Nov 2, 2017

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.


R&D Mechanical Engineering Advisor - Actuation Systems

Halliburton Drill Bits and Services is looking for an exceptional and innovative mechanical engineer with expertise in the area of electro-mechanical and/or hydraulic actuation systems. This engineer must be an expert in developing robust and cost-effective solutions for electro-mechanical actuation/motor control systems and associated electronics.



  • Be the subject matter expert in design of electro-mechanical and/or hydraulic actuation systems for drilling tools and provide expertise and technical guidance to different project/product teams.
  • Advance the state-of-art in packaging techniques for electro-mechanical systems and develop new and unique packaging methods to improve mechanical robustness while maintaining system performance.
  • Perform proof-of-concept studies, including hardware development and testing to prove viability of new electro-mechanical actuation systems prior to implementation in product.
  • Execute on detailed design to implement design into drilling tools and execute on prototype testing and field trials.
  • Develop standards, guidelines and best practices to drive consistency in electromechanical design and electronics packaging.
  • Mentor and coach the different project teams in development of actuation systems.
  • Be a key member or leader for special projects to address critical field failures and drive implementation of corrective actions to eliminate the failure.



  • Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Proven track record of successfully designing and implementing actuation systems using electro-mechanical or hydro-mechanical techniques in harsh environments.
  • 10+ years’ experience in working on various actuation systems and packaging for high vibration, pressure and temperature.
  • Very good understanding of challenges and trade-offs with electro-mechanical packaging of sensors, actuation systems for drilling application.
  • Experience with design and development of lab scale testing of electromechanical systems.
  • Experience with performing field failure analysis to determine root cause of failure and implementing corrective solutions.
  • Familiarity with signal processing techniques is a plus.
  • Experience with SolidWorks or NX is a plus.


Soft Skills:

  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and advise other engineers.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems creatively.
  • Must be proactive, self-driven, results-oriented.


Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



16548 Donwick DriveConroeTexas77385, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 37718 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Drill Bits and Service 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Nearest Major Market: Houston


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