Completion Tools Design Engineer - Houston

10 August 2018


I am working with a company in the Houston area that focuses in custom metal machining and fabrication for a variety of industries. They have a particular business line that focuses around Completion tools for the Oil & Gas industry, and are actively growing their team due to new product development. They looking to bring on an experienced Design Engineer that has specific experience around Toe Sleeves and/or Casing Buoyancy tools design. This will very much be a hands on and fast paced position.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Developing manufacturing drawing and specs
  • Utilizing SolidWorks for 3D modeling and AutoCAD for 2D
  • Hands on prototype testing
  • Generating test plans, instructions, and various other relevant documents
  • Ability to travel to field locations as needed
  • Support customers with custom product development, instructions and general product support
  • Act as project engineer and manage assigned project, and mentoring junior personnel
  • Various compliance and QA/QC activities


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM degree
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks CAD
  • Prior experience in Completion tool designs
  • Experience with CNC and/or manual machining is a plus

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