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United States Houston: Senior Mechanical Engineer

United States Houston: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Date: Aug 9, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

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.


Halliburton invites qualified candidates to apply for a position with the Analytics, Modeling and Control Team in Houston, Texas. Candidates with interests and background in controls engineering, machine controls, automation, data analytics are encouraged to apply.

This position provides an opportunity to participate in a strategic research and development program shaping the industry’s future technology. By solving challenging technical problems you can have a rapid impact on a commercial market with significant revenue. Successful candidates are expected to perform original, relevant research and development projects and help expand the group’s expertise and technology portfolio.  The Analytics, Modeling and Control Team at Halliburton encourages a culture of continued learning, inventing, and innovating by bringing together a diverse group of top notch engineers and researchers. The group has a track record of developing advanced control and smart systems that are used to produce value around the world every day. Our goal is to continuously grow the group’s core research expertise in the area of control, filtering, data analytics, and machine learning to provide support to Halliburton’s product development, build advanced automation and control technologies, and maximize the value of data to ensuring the long-term success of Halliburton.


  • Research, develop and implement control systems and algorithms, User Interfaces, communication protocols  to optimize Drilling operation
  • Select, evaluate and recommend hardware & software platforms, devices, specifications and  data management methods for desired functionality and features.
  • Verify control schemes with modeling, HIL systems and at full-scale
  • Participating in control system design, control system prototyping, and implementation
  • Design smart systems to augment complex tasks; benchmark and adapt advances in architectures for mobile, wearables, IIoT etc.
  • Hands-on knowledge and ability to create and read circuit diagrams, P&ID drawings, Flow charts, Requirements documents, Data sheets, nomographs etc. is required
  • Collaborating with team members and providing necessary support for technology transfer
  • Publishing results in patent applications and technical journals and conferences

 Required Education and Skills

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Control Theory and Applications or machine controls
  • 5+ years’ experience controlling and monitoring various physical devices such as transducers, motors, sensors, actuators, electronics and their interaction and operability.
  • Proven track record with developing PLC control and data acquisition algorithms and implement hardware for real time operation.
  • Experience and knowledge of working with Omron, Allen Bradley, Siemens PLC systems.
  • Extensive experience with commercial VFD systems such as ABB, Siemens etc.
  • Understanding of system dynamics behavior as it relates to system controls is desired
  • Experience with developing PLC controls for drilling rig control systems is a plus
  • Experience and strong interest in solving practical problems, from invention to implementation in the field.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, strong communication skills, and collaborative in complex engineering projects.


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 61336  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology 
Product Service Line: Sperry Drilling Svcs  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


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