Mechanical Design Engineer – Lower Completions - Houston, TX

Baker Hughes - Houston, TX4.0

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.

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Engineering Technology
2+ Years in 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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Job: Engineering/Technology
Primary Location: North America-United States-Texas-HOUSTON