Electromechanical R&D Technician


Electromechanical R&D Technician   (

Requisition ID

: 2300007Z)



Company Overview

Nabors is a leading provider of advanced technology for the energy industry. With operations in about 20 countries, Nabors has established a global network of people, technology and equipment to deploy solutions that deliver safe, efficient and responsible hydrocarbon production. By leveraging its core competencies, particularly in drilling, engineering, automation, data science and manufacturing, Nabors aims to innovate the future of energy and enable the transition to a lower carbon world.


Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.  To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct.




We are searching for a detail-oriented, dependable technician to join our Research and Development team. The technicians’ responsibilities include monitoring, servicing, troubleshooting equipment, running tests, completing reports, updating and improving existing systems, and repairing or replacing faulty equipment as directed.


To be successful as a RND Technician, you must be able to run with multiple duties from the day-to-day operations for the RND team and demonstrate strong self-discipline and a passion for upcoming technology. We have multiple projects going on and having someone that will roll up their sleeves and help with running our Carbon Capture unit, aid in hydrogen injection systems and perform various tests with our engineering crew will be highly desired.





  • Inspecting, analyzing and troubleshooting systems and equipment
  • Running various tests and interpreting results to make effective recommendations
  • Writing reports, safety regulations, and preventative maintenance plans
  • Sourcing replacement parts
  • Repairing or replacing faulty equipment
  • Fabricating any components required
  • Testing and troubleshooting data acquisition hardware and software after installation.
  • Inventory control of field equipment.
  • Must be able to work outside and be on feet
  • Work with the team on running the CCU and wear appropriate PPE gear




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 1 year experience in the drilling industry.

Must be computer literate, have ability to analyze and report to management, and able to multi-task.



Fluent in English. Ability to read and write, comprehend complex instructions, write short correspondence,

and memos.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and compute percentages.



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and manufacturing/inventory software.



  • Valid Driver’s License, Fork Lift Training (Can be taught on sight)




  • Advanced training in Microsoft Office
  • Advanced training





  • Walking or standing for long periods of time
  • Bending or stooping
  • Climbing stairs and/or ladders
  • Lifting up to 50lbs
  • Use of hand tools
  • Operating a vehicle
  • Wear PPE gear, Uniform/ gas mask



Primary Location

: United States Of America-Texas-Houston-(Nabors Corporate Services) Houston Office

To apply for this job please visit nabors.taleo.net.

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