EM Tool Physicist | Schlumberger

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EM Tool Physicist

Sugar Land - United States

Job Title: EM Tool Physicist

Location: Houston Formation Evaluation (HFE) Center, Sugar Land, TX


The Electro-Magnetics (EM) Tool Physicist will work with engineers and scientists to design, develop, and sustain hardware and software relating to EM methods for earth subsurface evaluation. Tasks will include implementation of new instrumentation to increase automation for both lab and shop tests. The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent credential. He or she should have a strong background in the design and verification of earth subsurface sensors including transmit and receive characteristics of antennas, shielding and calibration methods, and related acquisition electronics.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide research and development solutions using principles of physics and mathematical models
  • Build and test virtual and real prototype sensor systems
  • Develop testing procedures, coordinate test execution, and document results
  • Conduct technical reviews of design requirements, analyses, and verification test results
  • Assist in commercialization tasks where applicable
  • Contribute to design standards
  • Create and maintain product documentation
  • Make presentations to technical, management, and client audiences.as needed
  • Author technical reports, papers, articles and patents
  • Share expertise via internal knowledge sharing methods and special interest groups. Build informal networks throughout the organization and with customers
  • Assign, direct and review the work of technicians and junior engineers. Mentor junior team members as required
  • Provide training and support to customers and field representatives
  • Maintain familiarity with company technology, organization and business
  • Keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets; Learn new skills and practices as required to develop products that maintain slb's technical leadership
  • Participate in recruiting activities

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, physics, earth sciences, or related fields preferably with thesis work related to experimental electromagnetics and/or inversion of EM remote sensing data with minimum 3 years direct experience
  • Solid programming/software skills and practice of machine learning are preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and ability to work within a team of scientists and engineers
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US

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". 

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 accommodationhotline@slb.com to request assistance. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

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