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Senior Mechanical Engineer

05 June 2019


Petroplan is currently working with a large Oilfield Service and Manufacturing company located here in the Houston area. They are actively looking to bring a talented Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their team. This would be an R&D focused role with some sustainable work as well. The main focus and requirement they are seeking is individuals with experience around Downhole Mud motors, bearings, and related components. Please see below for some of the additional responsibilities. If you are interested please apply, to learn more. If you know of someone that is interested, please feel free to share this description.


  • Current technical understanding of mechanical engineer design applied to process and/or instrument design.
  • Experience with mechanical engineering CAD tools, SolidWorks, Pro/E, etc.
  • Expertise in the area of material science applied to mechanical engineering
  • Review, develop, and prepare project documentation following standards, practices, and use of engineering tools as recommended
  • Communicate with customers, third-party project representatives, and other company departments to meet assigned project requirements and schedule.
  • Configure product databases.
  • Review system drawings
  • Develop test procedures and conduct system tests
  • Provides strategic direction, vision, and leadership to direct reports including coaching, mentoring and developing staff, as needed
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related), required
  • Seven plus years' experience of related experience
  • P.E. License preferred, but not required
  • Able to work 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.

For more information please feel free to visit our website