R&D Electrical Engineer (Senior – Advisor)


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In this role, you will be responsible for the development of electrical systems for Halliburton’s Production Enhancement or Cementing Product Service Lines. You will develop state-of-the-art technology solutions for some of the most challenging problems in oil & gas to improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and maximize well productivity.  You will need to be creative, dynamic, passionate, and data-driven with the ability to effectively communicate and influence the team to deliver best-in-class technology.


Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, you will develop engineering solutions in data acquisition, sensors, controls, automation, communications, power systems, system wiring, hazardous-area electronics, and related areas.
  • Projects will be focused on hydraulic fracturing using electric power and/or other large-scale surface equipment technology for oilfield operations.  Marine (work boat) applications are likely.
  • Projects are typically managed from concept to delivery, with some exceptions being during the initial months where assignments may be more task oriented.
  • Technical leadership on projects will be expected.
  • Trained 2D and 3D drafter/designers are resources for drawing creation which is a regular part of the job. 
  • Creating procedures, product specifications, installation instructions, risk assessments, test documents, etc. are common tasks and good written communications skills are a must.
  • Various systems and software tools will be used on a regular basis.  This includes an internal Product Data Management system, SAP, internal application tools, and Microsoft Office.
  • Innovation is expected including contributing to Halliburton’s Intellectual Property portfolio by through invention disclosures and participation in the patent process.
  • Travel to active well sites will be common.  Support for equipment deployments will be common.  Longer term deployments may occur to support installations on vessels in shipyards.  A typical yearly average will be 10-20% of total available time with some years being having more travel requirement.


Education / Experience / Knowledge:

  • A Bachelor’s or graduate degree in electrical engineering is required.  
  • Four years of industry experience is required.  Experience in the oil and gas industry or other industries such as mining, industrial, chemical plants, and/or heavy equipment design is a plus. Skills acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline and 4 years of related experience. Completion of a masters degree in Electrical Engineering or similar discipline is preferred.
  • Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs.  Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available from the Senior Electrical Engineer, Principal Electrical Engineer up to Advisor Electrical Engineer
Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 185275 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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