Mechanical Engineer | Schlumberger

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Mechanical Engineer

Houston - United States

The Mechanical Engineer provides engineering skills to assist in providing innovative and cost-effective solutions requiring the development or sustaining of new or improved techniques, procedures, or products. Assist in planning, conducting and evaluating approaches to meet projects objectives in a timely fashion.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Analyze, design, develop and sustain assets/products/kits.  Assist in their commercialization and/or field implementation in agreement with project technical and timing objectives as well as applicable industry standards.
  • Undertake technical projects as a team member and lead engineer as required.
  • Design, produce and analyze mathematical models drawing design conclusions based on those. Examples: FEAs, GRAs, and others.
  • Design testing procedures such as factory acceptance tests and qualification tests among others. Conduct tests, document test results and develop client presentation.
  • Make presentations effectively to technical and management audiences such as peers, upper manager and clients.
  • Provide timely corrective actions on defects and issues found in current and new designs.
  • Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, design codes and standards. Ensure commitments are agreed, reviewed and met for participating projects.
  • Assign, direct and review work of technicians and provide guidance to new engineers.
  • Mentor junior engineers, interns and new team members regarding technical and business systems matters.
  • Create and maintain product documentation (requirements, specification, design, development, integration, test procedures and results) following Schlumberger internal practices as well as applicable industry standards.
  • Continually evaluate engineering approaches and risks to produce and iterate the development plans for projects or new developments of parts.
  • Provide training and support to clients and field representatives. Prepare technical documentation through Schlumberger internal sharing software/business systems in a timely fashion.
  • Share expertise via Schlumberger learning tools and expand the informal network throughout the organization: field, research, engineering, manufacturing, other domains and clients.
  • Contribute to design standards and support design re-use (best practices, etc.).
  • Author/co-author technical reports, papers, articles, patents and presentations.
  • Learn and develop new skills in order to develop innovative and low-cost products that maintain Schlumberger's technical leadership position.
  • Maintain familiarity with Company technology, organization and business.
  • Understand and provide technical solutions according to the Schlumberger strategy.
  • Complies with applicable company policies', including Personnel, Quality System and Health, Safety and Environment standards and procedures.
  • Successfully complete required safety training per internal guidelines and standards.
  • Ensure all work is undertaken in a safe manner in line with company health and safety guidelines and standards.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor / Masters / PHD in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 4+ years relevant experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Computer skills to include: SAP (desirable), Office (Word, Excel, etc…), MathCad, AutoCad and ProE or similar 3D CAD package.
  • Have the initiative and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility. Customer (internal and external) focus.
  • Decision Making/Judgment. Dependability. Initiative.
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorhship. 

SLSS focused requirements:

  • Design Landing String Equipment topside and in riser as per current industry standards.
  • Perform FEA and design calculations on tubular equipment.
  • Hold design reviews and FMECA (Failure mode, effects, and criticality analysis).
  • Write test procedures as per current industry standards (API 17G, ISO 13628-7, API 6A, API 5CT).
  • Assist in testing of Landing String Equipment.
  • Design of New Product for landing strings.
  • Sustain current Landing String product files.
  • Assist Manufacturing Plant with disposition on deviations and or processes.
  • InTOUCH subject matter expert - For SLSS.
    • Monitor feedback from operations and give feedback as to operation guidelines.
  • Write Standard Work Instructions for Landing String Equipment.
  • Understand the Rapid response work for SLSS projects.

SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, or other characteristics protected by law. We are an “Equal Opportunity Employer".  For more information regarding your rights, refer to the latest version of the "EEO is the Law" poster, the "EEO is the Law-Supplement" poster, and the "Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision" located here:

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation / modification to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability to assist in the hiring process, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in the interview process, please contact to request assistance. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

We are committed to a culture where everyone feels like they belong. To learn more about our diversity, equity, inclusion commitments, please visit our Diversity & Inclusion | SLB ( for more information.

SLB is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor- priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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