Weatherford

Project Engineer - Mechanics

Job Locations MX-MONTERREY
ID
2022-134509
Category
SCIENTIFIC
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

 

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

 

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

 

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger – a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other’s successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

 

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

 

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Responsibilities

JOB SCOPE:  

We’re looking to the future with a clear vision and a strong mission. Our goal is to address the headwinds facing the industry, and revolutionize the oilfield with digital technology, integrated solutions, and world-class talent. We accept every challenge for the benefit of our Company, our industry, and the world.

Weatherford is currently seeking a Project Engineer - Mechanics who is passionate about conceptualizing, developing, and deploying physics-based models to accurately characterize hydraulic processes taking place during well drilling and completion operations.  The successful candidate will work with multiple domain experts to improve existing modeling solutions and create new solutions addressing energy industry challenges energy in a business-effective way.

 

Essential:

  • Solid understanding of mechanical modeling and numerical methods applied to the energy industry
  • Experience with steady-state, transient and explicit dynamics modeling tools for mechanical processes
  • Proven experience in developing physics-based solutions for mechanical processes in the energy industry. This may include but is not limited to drilling mechanics, downhole mechanics, torque and drag, vibration, explicit dynamics, drilling bottom home assembly integrity, abrasion, failure analysis, heat transfer and dissipation, etc.
  • Able to apply engineering principles and analysis to develop and improve physics-based solutions
  • Knowledge of oil and gas and energy industry data and problems to which modeling solutions can be applied to
  • Strong scientific and technical writing/presentations
  • Proven track record of technical publications
  • Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) modeling
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills including conflict resolutions
  • Ability to manage multiple issues to successful resolution
  • Capability of working collaboratively in a team environment in person and remotely maintaining effective interactions with team members coming from a broad range of backgrounds both cultural and technical
  • High level of personal accountability
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Mentoring, teambuilding, and morale building skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technology trends
  • Open-mind, humble and curious attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in cross-functional multi-cultural teams, meet deadlines, and prioritize multiple projects
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Preffered 

  • Familiar with Software Development processes and methodologies
  • Experience with higher-level interpreted programming languages applied to sciences such as MATLAB, Python and R (at least 1)
  • Familiar with C++
  • Experience working in a self-driven, performance/results oriented, fast paced environment
  • Ability to understand the financial drivers of the business
  • Knowledge of directional drilling and/or managed-pressure drilling engineering is a plus

Qualifications

  • Doctorate or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (mechanical focus) or related technical subject area (f.e: vibrations) with a minimum of 10 years of related experience. 
  • Have writtrn Technical papers 
  • Solid understanding of mechanical modeling and numerical methods. Generate models based on equations. (Applied to the energy industry a plus)
  • Experience with steady-state, transient and explicit dynamics modeling tools for mechanical processes
  • Proven experience in developing physics-based solutions for mechanical processes (in the energy industry is a plus). This may include but is not limited to drilling mechanics, downhole mechanics, torque and drag, vibration, explicit dynamics, (drilling bottom home assembly integrity a plus) abrasion, failure analysis, heat transfer and dissipation, etc.
  • Focused on investigation and develop of products and software development.

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