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Oilfield Fracturing Equipment - Principal Mechanical Engineer

02 January 2019


My client is an Oil and Gas Service and Manufacturer of Oilfield Equipment. They are currently looking to bring on a well-versed Principal Mechanical Engineer with prior experience around designing, testing and commercializing oilfield technology. This role would lead a team and serve as a technical leader for R&D projects and intiatives. This is a full time, permanent opportunity located in West Houston. Please apply if you feel this is a fit, or share with someone who is.


  • Supervise and lead mechanical engineering team within a multi-discipline engineering department.
  • Plan and implement R&D initiatives
  • Oversee the development of designs and test fixtures for testing
  • Conduct various analysis and simulations
  • Oversees manufacturing drawings for accuracy
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Travel requirements to field and customer locations (up to 15%)


  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar)
  • 15 years of related experience
  • Hydraulic Fracturing equipment experience is a plus.
  • Local to Houston, TX
  • Able to work for any employer without Sponsorship

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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